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Ontario Invited 6,600 Candidates in 2018- Get your file ready for 2019 OINP Nomination Allocations

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 10, Nov 2018

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Popular Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has met its annual allocation limit for the year 2018. This year, OINP invited a total of 6,600 as per the allotted quota for the successful nomination allocations for the year. It has been a fruitful year for both provincial government as well as for the selected applicants who have got a chance to settle in Ontario, Canada. The applications which have been already submitted for Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program will be considered in the 2019 nomination allocation.

Ontario Annual nomination allocation

Ontario is the most popular and vibrant province of Canada, which is a home of few of the top cities including Ottawa- the capital city of the maple leaf country. The Immigration Nominee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) every year allocate a fixed number of nomination quota to Ontario, like most of the Canadian provinces. However, the province of Ontario has understandably got the loin share among the total Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) allocations by IRCC.

OINP Nomination Allocations 2017

Last year OINP received 6,000 nomination allocations from the federal government and this year it got the increased number i.e. 6,600 nominations.

Also read- Saskatchewan PNP Launched its Largest Ever EOI based draw to Invite 926 candidates

OINP Nomination Allocations 2018

What are the Key OINP Streams

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has multiple streams, i.e.

Human Capital Category:

  • Masters Graduate Stream
  • PhD Graduate Stream
  • Express Entry aligned Stream under HCP:
  • Ontario's Express Entry- Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • Ontario's Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
  • Ontario's Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream
Business Category:
  • Corporate Stream
  • Entrepreneur Stream
Employer Job Offer Category:
  • Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream
  • Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream
  • Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream

2019 OINP Allocations

Since OINP has multiple streams, hence, the allocation for this particular provincial nominee program of Canada always remain on higher side. It get the major chunk of nomination allocation for obvious reasons. The Express Entry aligned stream of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program remains the most popular stream of OINP. A huge number of immigration applications apply Canada PR through this key Ontario PNP stream. This key subcategory of OINP doesn't even ask for any job offer from the applicant. Moreover, recently the provincial nominee government has announced that it will accept the express entry applicants below 400 CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points under this stream. Hence, it's the most ideal pathway to apply permanent residency in Canada. If you want to select for Ontario nomination in 2019, it's the perfect time to prepare your file for the upcoming intake of OINP.

Apply Canada PR through OINP- Express Entry Stream

To apply in OINP- Express Entry HCP Stream, as an applicant you must have your profile registered in federal express entry system. To get complete assistance with regards to applying in Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), you may get in touch with Visas Avenue- the leading and registered Immigration Consultant in India with excellent track record for obtaining Canada PR visa for the applicants.

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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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