Ontario invited 2,437 candidates under two streams of the OINP

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On December 5, 2023, the Government of Ontario held new draws under two streams of the OINP in the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream (EJO IDS) and Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream (EJO FW) of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). 

The province held three draws in the EJO FW Stream and issued 2,437 invitations to apply (ITAs) to eligible candidates working in healthcare, tech, and skilled trades occupations and those applying under the Economic Mobility Pathways. 

In addition, Ontario held another draw for the EJO IDS stream and issued 262 invitations to apply in a general draw to candidates with a minimum score of 30. In total, OINP issued invitations to 39,564 candidates in 2023.

Tech Occupations invited under two streams of the OINP

Candidates received an invitation only if they had a score of 43 or higher and a job offer in one of the national occupational codes (NOC) listed below:

  • 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 may apply to this stream if you receive an invitation to apply by December 5, 2023. 

Overview of the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream

The Employer Job Offer: The in-demand Skills stream allows foreign workers with job offers in specific in-demand occupations such as agriculture, construction, and other select occupations to permanently apply to live and work in Ontario. This stream is open to both inside Canada and outside workers.

Before you can apply online to be nominated for permanent residence by the Ontario government, you must first receive an invitation to apply.

About the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) selects individuals who may meet the criteria for one of the immigration streams listed below through an expression of interest system. If Ontario selects you from the candidate pool, you will be invited to apply. Receiving an invitation to apply does not guarantee that you will be accepted into one of our streams.

If you receive an invitation to apply, you may apply online if you meet the requirements for the stream specified in your invitation to apply. You must apply within 14 calendar days of receiving the invitation to apply.

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