Ontario during the month of January invited an approximate of 1000 Express Entry Candidates under Skilled Workers & French Speaking Candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. Exact statistics states that Ontario issued 988 Invitations to candidates during the month of January.
Ontario in its draw held on the 24th of January issued 889 Notifications of Interest under its Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. The Stream was the Skilled Trades Stream which is linked to the Federal Express Entry Stream respectively.
With the help of the Skilled Trades Stream, the Ontario Nominee Program searches for potential candidates within the Express Entry pool. The candidates should be living currently in Ontario and should be having a minimum of at least one year of skilled work experience (this can be also an equivalent amount of part-time work experience) in a job that is listed under Canada’s National Occupational Classification.
Individuals who have received an NOI from Ontario were required to have Express Entry profiles which were created between the 24th of January 2018 & 2019. Invited candidates on receiving a provincial nomination will gain 600 additional CRS points which effectively guarantees their chances to obtain a Canadian Permanent Residence. Creating an Express Entry Profile is the first step for an individual if he/she wants to be identified under the Skilled Trades and French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream.
Invitations Via the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream:
Ontario has held three separate French-Speaking Skilled Worker Streams during January and issued 28 Notifications of Interest during its latest draw on the 24th of January. The additional rounds held on the 17th & 11th of January issued 71 Notifications of Interest.
It should also be noted that all the invited candidates should have met eligibilities for either the Canadian Experience Class or for the Federal Skilled Worker Class. As of now, Ontario has issued almost 2500 Notifications of Interest through the combined draws his year. All invited candidates will be having 45 days to submit a complete application for a provincial nomination.
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