Ontario embraces the highest EOI draws of all time

By Joseph Parker [Published 14 Jul, 2021 | 04:02 AM] 1517
Ontario embraces the highest EOI draws of all time

Ontario's EOI system grips a total of 1,685 invitations comprising of candidates from international students and temporary foreign workers streams to apply for a provincial nomination.

13 July 2021, Ontario seized immigration aspirants through three major PNP streams focusing on foreign talents in international students stream, foreign workers stream, candidates nominated by the rural communities with a job offer.

OINP encourages an astounding 1,685 candidates who had their profiles in the recently introduced new Expression of Interest (EOI) system. Those who received the invite qualify under one of the two Employer Job Offer streams, which is also the highest number of invitations issued under the Employer Job Offer stream of all time.

A record-breaking 1,211 candidates saw hope at the dawn of the provincial nomination by qualifying under the Foreign Worker Stream. The candidates invited had a minimum score of 33. Being a generic draw, there were no prerequisites for target occupation or location.

In addition, another 431 candidates applied for nominations in the general draws under the International Student pathway. The minimum EOI threshold for receiving a nomination was 62 points.

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43 more invitations came through candidates who are enlisted under the Regional Immigration Pilot program, which qualifies the invited candidates in the above-mentioned Employer Job Offer streams.

OINP's instruction to apply 

While releasing the results of the draw, the OINP also issued instructions on how to submit an application for provincial nomination. Among the other details, the province stresses the pursuer to submit a copy of the printed and signed attestation form in PDF who were applying under the Employer Job Offer stream.

The absence of this form in your document submission may result in an incomplete application. Your application will be returned to you, including the application fee you have submitted. And you will lose your opportunity to apply for the program.

How to score for Ontario immigration?

The new EOI system of Ontario ranks candidates based on their core human capital factors which the province deems 0important for its economic flourishment with the potential to thrive in their territory. The candidate can claim points for the skill level of the occupation offered by the provincial authority as well as their previous Canadian work experience. The National Occupational Classification (NOC) system of Canada is used for assigning points to the candidates. Which means that you can claim points for your application if your occupation is in-demand in Ontario and falls under one of the skill level O, A, and B of NOC.

The OINP ranking system varies depending on the streams the candidate applies to. Other than acquiring points for skill level and Canadian work experience, the province also takes into consideration your wages, education, language ability, and the region from where you've completed your studies or work. 

The province also gives 10 points for free at its will if your occupation resonates with the labor market needs of Ontario.

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