772 ITAs issued to new candidates under the OINP Masters Graduate stream

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OINP Masters Graduate stream

On August 30, 2023, 772  invitations to apply (ITAs) were issued to new candidates under the OINP Masters Graduate stream in the Expression of Interest system pool. Candidates who received an invitation had a minimum score of 44 points, 4 points fewer than in the previous draw. 

The profiles of selected candidates were created between November 22, 2022, and August 30, 2023. 

In total, this year, Ontario invited 32,019 candidates under the OINP streams, including 2,971 Masters Graduate stream candidates.

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OINP Masters Graduate Stream Draws in 2023

As to this newest draw, the Ontario PNP had held 5 draws under the Master’s Graduate Stream in 2023. The details of all 5 draws are given in the table below:


Minimum Score

Total invitations 

August 30, 2023



August 1, 2023



June 6, 2023



April 4, 2023



January 25, 2023



Total invitations in 2023 so far


Complete List of Ontario Universities Eligible for OINP Masters Graduate Stream

  • Algoma University
  • Brescia University College (Affiliated with the University of Western Ontario)
  • Brock University
  • Carleton University
  • Dominican University College
  • Huron University College (Affiliated with the University of Western Ontario)
  • King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario
  • Lakehead University
  • Laurentian University
  • McMaster University
  • Nipissing University
  • Ontario College of Art & Design University
  • Queen’s University
  • Royal Military College of Canada
  • Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
  • Saint Paul University (Federated with the University of Ottawa)
  • St. Jerome’s University (Federated with the University of Waterloo)
  • Trent University
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of St. Michael’s College (Federated with the University of Toronto)
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Trinity College (Federated with the University of Toronto)
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Windsor
  • Victoria University (Federated with the University of Toronto)
  • Western University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • York University


What is the OINP Masters Graduate stream?

The Masters Graduate stream allows international graduates with an Ontario master’s degree to apply to live and work permanently in Ontario.

Before you can apply to be nominated for permanent residency by the Ontario government, you must first register in the OINP’s Expression of Interest System and receive an invitation to apply.

What are the requirements for the OINP Masters Graduate stream?

You may apply to the Master’s Graduate stream after receiving an invitation to apply. In order for your application to be granted, you must meet all of the requirements. To apply, you need not need a job offer. Requirements for the OINP masters graduate streams are: 

  • You must have received an invitation to apply and submitted your application by the deadline.
  • You must establish that you possessed the qualifications stated in the expression of interest, which you registered with the OINP and stated to.
  • at least one academic year of full-time study (that is, at least 15 hours of instruction per week across the academic year, including any job-related training).
  • You must be able to understand, read, write, and speak English or French at a level 7 or higher on the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB).
  • Before applying, you must have legally resided in Ontario for at least one year in the previous two years.
  • When you immigrate to Canada, you must have enough money to support yourself and any dependent family members.
  • After receiving permanent residence, you must plan to live in Ontario.

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