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OINP Invited Express Entry candidates with CRS score as low as 439 Points in latest draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 19, Jan 2019

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Ontario started the New Year with a bang with massive 1,493 invitations to the candidates under the Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP) stream of OINP. However, the thing that makes the most Canada PR applicants interested is the relatively low CRS score requirement from OINP in the current draw of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). Let's find out why OINP latest draw is creating buzz and making the applicants with low express entry CRS score excited.

Ontario Invites applicants with 439 CRS points

Although, inviting applicants with low CRS score is not new for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program, however, this time around, OINP has invited them without any prerequisite demands, i.e. job offer or proficiency in French language. The HCP stream of Ontario PNP invited massive 1,493 candidates with a minimum CRS requirement of 439 CRS points. This point's requirement is far too low compared to the Express Entry CRS score requirement in the latest EE draw held on January 10, 2019.

As per the current arrangement of OINP, if you get invite from Ontario with 439 points, your CRS Score will raise to 1039 on receipt of the Ontario nomination for Canada PR. Find out how it happens when you apply in EE stream of OINP.

Benefits of OINP- Express Entry aligned stream

The express entry aligned stream of OINP is quite beneficial for the express entry applicants with low CRS score. If applicants in the EE pool with low point score, found suitable for the province by Ontario, it will issue them Notification of Interest (NOI) to apply for provincial nomination in the Ontario- Express Entry aligned stream.

Also read- Latest SINP Draw invites 596 candidates under Express Entry and OID streams

The applicant who apply in EE stream of OINP and remain successfully get the 600 additional CRS points in express entry system, which in turn make certain that the applicant get the Invitation to Apply (ITA) from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the very next draw of the federal EE system. Hence, Ontario PNP is the boon for the Canada PR applicants with low point score.

General OINP Draw this time around

The most encouraging sign for the express entry applicants is that this draw of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program was- HCP stream was a general or non-targeted draw, which means, the applicants were not required to have Ontario job offer or French language proficiency.

Apply in OINP in 2019 to get Canada PR nomination with low point score

If you have low point score, no need to get disappointed as Ontario can nominate you with low point score as well under its Express Entry- Human Capital Priorities Stream. The HCP stream last year issued whipping 3,719 invitations and this year too it is going to be critical for the aspirants and applicants of Canadian permanent residency.

If you also wish to apply Canada PR through Ontario nomination in 2019, get in touch with certified Canadian migration expert at Visas Avenue Immigration for complete process assistance. You may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.


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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