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Ontario Issues 2,104 Invitations to Healthcare Professionals

Published on : March 8, 2024

Canada’s Ontario province targets health professionals in the latest round of provincial invitations.

On March 7, 2024, Ontario sent out 2,104 notifications of interest (NOIs). Candidates were invited under the Express Entry linked Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream. Those with the relevant job experience in a healthcare occupation were invited, provided they had a ranking score of CRS 352-421.

Ontario is one of the provinces participating in Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). A nomination by a province/territory in Canada can expedite your Canadian permanent residency. A Nomination Certificate - such as the one issued by the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) - can be used to apply for a Canada PR visa to the Canadian Government.

Who was invited in the latest Ontario PNP draw?

Candidates who received invitation were those who had -

  1. A valid Express Entry profile,
  2. Expressed an interest in being considered by Ontario under PNP,
  3. Met the eligibility of OINP HCP stream,
  4. Work experience in any of the selected healthcare professions, and
  5. An IRCC Express Entry ranking score between CRS 352-421.

How many invitations were issued in the latest OINP draw?

2,104 NOIs were issued to HCP candidates by the OINP on March 7, 2024.

Which occupations were targeted in the latest Ontario PNP draw?

To receive an invitation in the latest PNP draw by Ontario, you must have work experience in a healthcare occupation. The specific occupation code, as per Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC), must be given as “primary NOC” on your profile.

Ontario PNP March 7, 2024 Draw | Healthcare Occupations

Occupation code


Occupation code


NOC 30010

Managers in health care

NOC 31100

Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine

NOC 31101

Specialists in surgery

NOC 31102

General practitioners and family physicians

NOC 31103


NOC 31110


NOC 31111


NOC 31112

Audiologists and speech-language pathologists

NOC 31120


NOC 31121

Dietitians and nutritionists

NOC 31200


NOC 31201


NOC 31202


NOC 31203

Occupational therapists

NOC 31204

Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment

NOC 31209

Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating

NOC 31300

Nursing coordinators and supervisors

NOC 31301

Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses

NOC 31302

Nurse practitioners

NOC 31303

Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals

NOC 32100


NOC 32101

Licensed practical nurses

NOC 32102

Paramedical occupations

NOC 32103

Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists

NOC 32104

Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians

NOC 32109

Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment

NOC 32110


NOC 32111

Dental hygienists and dental therapists

NOC 32112

Dental technologists and technicians

NOC 32120

Medical laboratory technologists

NOC 32121

Medical radiation technologists

NOC 32122

Medical sonographers

NOC 32123

Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists

NOC 32124

Pharmacy technicians

NOC 32129

Other medical technologists and technicians

NOC 32200

Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists

NOC 32201

Massage therapists

NOC 32209

Other practitioners of natural healing

NOC 33100

Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants

NOC 33101

Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations

NOC 33102

Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates

NOC 33103

Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants

NOC 33109

Other assisting occupations in support of health services'




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