- January 19, 2017
- Posted by: Pratik Gupta
- Category: Canada Visa
The government of Ontario has announced a new online system for Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP). Ontario is a very popular immigration destination being the most populated province.
The provincial government officially stated on 12 January 2017 stated the following on the website:
“The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (ONIP) has fulfilled its 2016 federal nomination allocation. The OINP will continue to process applications. Additional nominations will go towards Ontario’s 2017 allocation. The OINP will continue to introduce online application systems in 2017 to make it easier for clients to apply and improve processing times. “
Canada Immigration department IRCC has introduced online application system and set a new trend at the Federal and Provincial levels. OINP includes two streams one is Human Capital Priorities Stream (currently closed for new applications) Express Entry and French Speaking Skilled Worker stream (currently open for new applications).
|ONIP Stream||Status||Additional Notes
|Human Capital Priorities||Temporary pause||Aligned with Express Entry System|
|French Speaking Skilled Worker||Open||Aligned with Express Entry System|
|International Student Masters Graduate Stream||Temporary Pause||Job Offer not Required
|International Student PhD graduate stream||Temporary Pause||Job Offer not Required
|International Students with a Job Offer||Open to eligible candidates||Job level must meet prevailing wage level in Ontario
|Foreign worker||Open to eligible candidates||Job level must meet prevailing wage level in Ontario
|Corporate||Open||Successful applicants obtain Temporary Work Permits|
|Entrepreneur||Open||Successful applicants obtain Temporary Work Permits|