Ontario Provincial Nomination Program - OINP

283 Express Entry Candidates Invited in the New Ontario PNP Draw

Published on : February 3, 2021


Key Highlights:

  • Latest Ontario PNP Draw
  • EE HCP Stream
  • Occupations In-Demand
  • Three EE Immigration Programs
  • OINP & Express Entry
  • The Year Gone By


Ontario Invites new Express Entry Candidates in the latest PNP draw held on 2 February 2021. The selected candidates may be eligible for a nomination from the Human Capital Priorities Stream.

OINP Draw Results

A total of 283 immigration candidates from the Express Entry pool were selected to apply for provincial nomination.

Candidates receiving ITAs had their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score between 466 and 467 points.

Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (EE HCP)

Ontario’s EE HCP gives foreign workers with work experience an opportunity to permanently immigrate and settle in Ontario. The skills these candidates bring along through PNP are meant to fill shortages in the local labour market.

Occupations In-Demand

Express Entry candidates invited by OINP had work experience in the following 10 occupations.


NOC List No.

Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Manager

NOC 0124

Banking, Credit & Other Investment Managers

NOC 0122

Business Development Officers, Marketing Researchers & Consultants

NOC 4163

Corporate Sales Managers

NOC 0601

Financial Auditors & Accountants

NOC 1111

Financial & Investment Analysts

NOC 1112

Human Resources Professionals

NOC 1121

Other Business Services Manager

NOC 0125

Professional Occupations in Business Management Consulting

NOC 1122

Registered Nurses & Registered Psychiatric Nurses

NOC 3012


All the invited Express Entry candidates have to demonstrate that they have at least one year of work experience in any of these occupations.

Three EE Immigration Programs

Express Entry is the federal application management system for three immigration programs.

IRCC awards points to all candidates in the Express Entry pool based on their human capital factors.

OINP & Express Entry

Candidates invited through OINP automatically get 600 additional points in their Express Entry profile. In turn, it guarantees them a chance to apply for Canadian immigration in the next Express Entry round.  

Therefore, candidates receiving provincial nomination are well-positioned to receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency in Canada.

The Year Gone By

The year 2020 saw Ontario invite 6,716 Express Entry candidates for OINP through the Human Capital Priorities stream. 

Despite the pandemic, it was the most considerable portion of Express Entry-linked PNP nominations ever issued by Ontario province.

Topics: Migrate, Canada




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