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Ontario's Express Entry-HCP stream is open along with 7 others- OINP Nomination allocations also increased

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 19, Jan 2018

visas default image The Express Entry- Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream of popular Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is open to accept the new applications. Express entry stream of OINP is largely popular among the Canada immigration applicants. Ontario has also announced the increase in its nomination allocations for the year 2018. Apart from Express Entry- HCP stream, Ontario is also accepting the applications for the seven other streams of the OINP.

Open streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

Let's take a look at the streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), accepting applications at the moment.
  • OINP- Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • OINP- Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
  • OINP- Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream
  • Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream
  • Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream
  • Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream
  • Corporate Stream
  • Entrepreneur Stream
All the above mentioned streams of Ontario's provincial nominee program are accepting the fresh applications from the applicants at now.  

Also read- Nova Scotia issued record number of Nominations Last year- Get your file ready for NSNP intake in 2018

Ontario's Nomination Allocation Increased for 2018

Ontario has also confirmed that federal government of Canada as increased its nomination allocation by 600 nominations for the year 2018. The province has expressed the pleasure about the fact that government is recognizing the significance of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) for the economy. Now total nomination allocations for OINP are 6,600 for 2018, i.e. 600 more compared to last year's annual nomination quota.

OINP will continue the Issuance of NOIs

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has confirmed that it will now continue the issuance of NOIs (Notifications of Interest) to the applicants eligible for Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. Ontario is allowed to explore the Express entry pool of EE system and select the applicants registered under FSWP (Federal Skilled Worker Program) and CEC (Canadian Experience Class). However, the applicants with minimum 400 CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) in express entry and who meet the criteria of EE-HCP stream of OINP are only eligible to receive NOI (Notification of Interest) from Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. The OINP is one of the most popular Provincial Nominee Programs of Canada, hence, its key streams, i.e. express entry-HCP stream gets capped very fast after opening.  

Also read- Alberta to nominate higher number of Applicants in 2018- AINP-Express Entry Stream to launch soon

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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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