Ontario Increases 2022 PNP Nomination Allocation

By Scarlett Wilson [Published 30 Jun, 2022 | 06:00 AM] 1721
Ontario Increases 2022 PNP Nomination Allocation

Right after Canada’s Federal Government increased the number of immigrants it can nominate – Ontario will now boost its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) intake in 2022. 

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) nomination allocation was increased to 9,750 this year – which is up more than 8% on the 9,000 candidates it nominated in 2021. The 2021 figure included an initial allocation of 8,000 – before adding a further 400 when that was maxed out.

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is designed to support and sustain employers by facilitating the immigration of managerial, professional, and skilled foreign workers and international students – required to meet their human resources needs.

Run in partnership with the federal immigration department IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada – candidates seeking to apply under the OINP must follow a two-step process: 

STEP 1: Apply for nomination to the provincial government.

STEP 2: If nominated, apply for Canada PR to the federal government. 

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Ontario PNP: Streams

At present, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) manages three immigration categories: Human Capital, Employer Job Offer, and Business Immigration. Each category is further divided into several streams.

Human Capital

This category allows OINP to nominate candidates with relevant academic and employment experience to contribute to Ontario’s economy and labor market. The Human Capital category comprises:

  • Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
  • Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream
  • Masters Graduate Stream
  • Ph.D. Graduate Stream

Employer Job Offer

Candidates seeking to apply under this category must have the support of an Ontario employer who has extended to candidates a full-time indeterminate job offer. The Employer Job Offer category comprises:

  • Foreign Worker Stream
  • International Student Stream
  • In-Demand Skills Stream
  • Regional Immigration Pilot

Business Immigration

Ontario’s Business Immigration program includes just one immigration stream designed for candidates with a successful immigration background. 

Ontario Entrepreneur Stream

Ontario promises a great future for candidates seeking to study, work, invest, and settle in a Canadian province. With a quick and easy immigration process – Ontario is the place to be. Apply under the Ontario PNP today!

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