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Ontarios Annual Nomination Allocation Increased for 2017

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 20, Dec 2017

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The annual nomination allocation of popular Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has increased for the year 2017. Hence, the OINP will continue issue nominations to the suitable applicants and process the applications received till the time the allocation limit is reached. If any application received post fulfilment of annual allocation limit, the same will be processed. The applicants who are selected based on their submitted application, will be nominated in the year 2018.

OINP Nomination Allocation for 2017

It is indeed good news for the applicants that Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is continuing to accept the applications with increased quota of nomination applications. Almost a month before, OINP announced that its allocation limit is released, however, now on December 18, 2017, the new update issued by the OINP confirming increase in its annual nomination allocation limit.

Also read- Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement (COIA) Signed to benefit New Immigrants in Ontario

OINP nomination Allocation may increase further in 2018

Like several other Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) of Canada, OINP is also expected to gain additional nomination allocations in 2018 in view of increase in annual immigration target of Canada. In 2018, Canada has increased the annual immigration target for Provincial Nominee Programs to 55,000 from 51,000. However, the exact number of allocations to be issued for each program has not been revealed as of now by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

OINP- Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream is one of the most popular immigration streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). Every year huge number of immigration aspirants apply in this Provincial Nominee Program of Canada.

Multiyear Immigration Plan of Canada

Canada released its multiyear immigration plan in 1st week of November, revealing the immigration target for next three years, i.e. 2018-2020. As per the new plan, Canada will invite nearly one million people in next three years. The annual immigration target will also rise to 340,000 by 2020 through gradual increase in the target every year. This massive immigration plan of Canada will invite huge number of skilled workers, through different immigration programs in Canada.

Also read- Canada Immigration Plan 2018-2020- About 60% immigrants will be invited Under Skilled Worker & Business Category

The OINP will be no different in this regard, as it is sure to issue nominations to hundreds of immigration applicants in this year and in year to come. If you wish to apply Canadian Permanent residency through OINP, or Express Entry System, you may contact certified Canadian Migration Experts at Visas Avenue immigration to get inclusive Immigration Documentation assistance. You may call Visas Avenue immigration expert at Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, e-mail your immigration associated queries to e-mail id-


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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