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Ontario PNP- Targeted Tech Draw Invites 1,186 Candidates

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 17, Feb 2021

Ontario PNP- Targeted Tech Draw Invites 1,186 Candidates The latest draw of Ontario's Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream opened on February 16, 2021, to invite 1,186 Express Entry candidates to apply for provincial nomination.

It is the first Targeted Tech Draw of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), in which Ontario has issued NOI to the candidates with work experience in some targeted IT occupations.

Let us find out more details about this latest OINP draw.

Ontario- HCP Stream Draw on February 16

The CRS score range in the latest Ontario- HCP stream draw is 453-467 CRS points to get Notification of Interest (NOI) to apply for the Ontario nomination.

The applicants, who created their profile in the EE system between February 16, 2020, and February 16, 2021, received the NOI.

Also read- OINP- Program, process and requirements

Date/time NOIs issued Number of NOIs issued CRS score range Profiles created in EE system Remarks
February 16, 2021 8:20 a.m. EST 1,186 453-467 February 16, 2020 - February 16, 2021 Targeted Tech draw

Ontario has issued 1,953 NOIs in 2021 under three different streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), i.e.

  • Human Capital Priorities stream - 1,469
  • French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream - 146
  • Skilled Trades stream - 338
Targeted IT Occupations

In this draw, Ontario has TECH targeted the candidates with work experience in following NOC codes (IT Occupations):

  • 0213 Computer and information systems managers
  • 2147 Computer engineers
  • 2172 Database analysts and data administrators
  • 2173 Software engineers and designers
  • 2174 Computer programmer and interactive media developers
  • 2175 Web designers and developers
You can apply to the HCP stream of OINP if you:

  • have received a Notifications of Interest (NOIs) on February 16, 2021
  • Can show that your work experience was in one of the eligible National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes listed above.
The Ontario PNP is one of the best programs to apply for Canadian PR visa with CRS score relatively low compared to federal EE System.

To check your eligibility and apply for Ontario PNP or any other relevant Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) this year, you may contact Visas Avenue- the trusted Visa Consultant for Canada.

You may call our Canada migration expert on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777, or you can drop us an e-mail at


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.

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