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Ontario has opened its New Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream Along with Two other streams of OINP

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 02, Jun 2017

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The key Canadian Province Ontario has opened three key streams of its popular Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The OINP is largely popular Provincial Nominee Program. Every year a huge number of Canada PR aspirants apply in the Skilled Worker streams and various other streams of OINP. Lets take a look at the newly launched streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program:

New Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream

The Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream is a completely new stream introduced by Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). This key OINP stream has been designed for the applicants in express entry with skilled trade work experience, i.e. who are suitable for agriculture or construction industry of Canada. It could further extended to other key industries in years to come. The OINP is accepting online applications for this stream.

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The applicants who are selected under this stream will get additional 600 CRS points, which in turn will make them eligible to receive ITA (Invitation to Apply from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the subsequent draw of express entry considering the current CRS score requirement, i.e. around 400 Mark.

The Candidates who have shown willingness to reside in Ontario or all provinces and territories in their Express Entry profile will be eligible for the stream. Also, the candidates under this stream need to have received the NOI (Notification of Interest) to apply from Ontario province in their federal Express Entry System Account.

Streamlined Employer Job Offer Stream

The Streamlined Employer Job Offer Stream was previously called Employer driven stream. The stream is now renamed and revised as the streamlined application process for overseas workers and international students with a job offer from Canada. Nominees instead of employers leading the application process now. Employers now need less documentation as the applications are now being accepted online.

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Updated Entrepreneur Stream

Ontario has also updated the Entrepreneur Stream of OINP. The key changes includes low language skills, and increased points on submitted EOIs (Expression of Interests) in case they want to setup a new business or willing to purchase an existing business outside GTA (Great Toronto Area). The applications for this key Entrepreneur Stream are also being accepted online at now.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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