This draw targeted the experienced tech candidates under Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream in Ontario
Ontario invited 1,406 Express Entry applicants with a professional expertise in technology on October 27. Ontario welcomed Express Entry applicants who may be qualified for the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream in Ontario. They had to have an Express Entry profile with a Comprehensive Ranking System score between 455 and 467.
Furthermore, applicants must have one year of work experience in one of the following occupations:
NOC 0213: Computer and information systems managers
NOC 2147: Computer engineers
NOC 2172: Database analysts and data administrators
NOC 2173: Software engineers and designers
NOC 2174: Computer programmer and interactive media developers or
NOC 2175: Web designers and developers
Candidates who cannot demonstrate job experience in one of these occupations will be denied, according to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) website. In addition, invited applicants with foreign education may be required to submit an Educational Credential Assessment wherein the OINP will certify that their education is equal to a Canadian bachelor's degree or above.
Those who have received an invitation now have 45 calendar days to apply for Ontario's Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Those who earn an Ontario nomination will immediately receive 600 CRS points added to their overall score in the Express Entry system. This boost practically ensures that successful candidates will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the next round of invites. This applies to everyone who gets a provincial nomination from any PNP partnered with Express Entry.
This is the second Tech Draw of the year in Ontario. More than 1,100 applicants were asked to seek the provincial nomination in the first draw. Through its Human Capital Priorities stream, Ontario allowed entry to 1,996 Express Entry applicants last year. Candidates with work experience or employment offers as software engineers, computer programmers, interactive media developers, and others received about 20% of the nominations.
Once you've decided to come to Ontario, one of your alternatives is to set up a profile in Canada's Express Entry system. Express Entry is a system for managing applications for three federal economic immigration programs: the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class.
Candidates for Express Entry are ranked using the Comprehensive Ranking System based on their education, job experience, age, and English or French language fluency.
You can bypass the PNP by applying directly through the Express Entry system. Some persons with lower CRS scores, on the other hand, may choose a PNP since obtaining the nomination is worth 600 points, which is more than enough to be called to an Express Entry draw. Ontario encourages Express Entry applicants who may be qualified for the Human Capital Priorities Stream to submit for a provincial nomination through the OINP.
A provincial nomination is not the same as a Canadian immigration application. If you successfully get Ontario's provincial nomination, you can apply to the federal government for permanent residence. You are officially a Canadian permanent resident once you have been authorized for immigration by the federal government and have completed the landing procedure.
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