Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invites 936 candidates under the Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream in the latest tech draw held on December 19, 2022. A total of 4,012 invitations were issued under the HCP stream in 2022.
Candidates whose Express Entry profiles were created between December 19, 2021, and December 19, 2022, received Notification of Interest (NOIs) to apply for a provincial nomination in this draw. A provincial nomination will eventually lead to permanent residence in Canada.
Quick Highlights on December 19 Ontario Tech Draw
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued targeted Notifications of Interest (NOIs) under its Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream.
#1 Qualifying Score: As candidates having only registered Express Entry profiles were considered, the qualifying score was based on their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
A CRS score is given to candidates based on their human capital factors like age, language proficiency, work experience, and education qualification. The score is given out of 1200 points.
The qualifying CRS score for the December 19 draw varied between 484 and 490.
#2 Occupation of invited candidates: All the 936 candidates had a mandatory one year or more of work experience in one of the following occupations classified under the new NOC 2021:
|NOC 21211||Data Scientists|
|NOC 21231||Software engineers and designers|
|NOC 21230||Computer systems developers and programmers|
|NOC 21232||Software developers and programmers|
|NOC 21234||Web developers and programmers|
|NOC 21233||Web designers|
|NOC 21223||Database analysts and data administrators|
|NOC 21311||Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers|
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How to Qualify for Ontario Tech Draw in 2023?
All necessary requirements to register an Express Entry profile also apply to Ontario Tech Draw. Candidates need not have a job offer but at least one year of work experience in any of the tech occupations mentioned above.
Express Entry is a database management system for any foreign skilled workers with/without a job offer to show their interest to migrate to Canada for permanent residence. Those with provincial nominations like the one from Ontario Tech Draw will get preferential treatment to obtain permanent residence. It is through the addition of upto 600 CRS points.
Invited candidates have 45 days to submit a full application for their provincial nomination.
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