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Ontario PNP Invites 2,359 Tech Candidates

Published on : December 15, 2023

Canada’s Ontario province holds a targeted round of invitations for tech professionals.

On December 14, 2023, Ontario held another draw under provincial selection for Canadian permanent residence. Part of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), Ontario PNP is officially the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).

The latest OINP draw was held for the Human Capital Priorities stream which is linked with the Express Entry system of Canada. A total of 2,359 invitations were issued.

Those invited in OINP December 14 draw -

  • Had a profile in Canada Express Entry,
  • Met the eligibility requirements of the HCP stream,
  • Had a ranking score in Express Entry pool of CRS 473-480,
  • Had their occupation among any of the 15 targeted tech occupations, and
  • Created their IRCC Express Entry profile within the last 1 year.

15 tech occupations were targeted in the latest Ontario PNP draw.

Ontario PNP December 14 Draw | Tech Occupations Targeted

NOC Code


NOC 20012

Computer and information systems managers

NOC 21211

Data Scientists

NOC 21220

Cybersecurity specialists

NOC 21221

Business system analysts

NOC 21222

Information systems specialists

NOC 21223

Database analysts and data administrators

NOC 21230

Computer systems developers and programmers

NOC 21231

Software engineers and designers

NOC 21232

Software developers and programmers

NOC 21233

Web designers

NOC 21234

Web developers and programmers

NOC 21311

Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)

NOC 22220

Computer network technicians

NOC 22221

User support technicians

NOC 22222

Information systems testing technicians


You can submit your application to Ontario PNP only after you receive an invitation.

Am I eligible for Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream?

To be eligible for the OINP HCP pathway, you must have -

  • An Express Entry profile,
  • At least 1 year of continuous full-time work experience in last 5 years in same primary occupation as in Express Entry profile,
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with an ECA Report,
  • Ability in English or French at a CLB Level 7 or above,
  • Sufficient funds to support yourself and family members in Canada, and
  • Intention to settle in Ontario.

Nomination under Canadian PNP can fast-track your Canadian permanent residence application. Get a complete profile evaluation today.

Topics: Canada




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