First PNP draw for Ontario 2022: Canada aims to welcome 411,000 newcomers in 2022. This is the highest level ever targeted in Canadian history. Included in this total, Canada plans to target 241,500 economic newcomers, including:110,500 Federal Skilled Workers, Federal Skilled Trades, and Canadian Experience Class candidates 81,500 Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is part of Canada’sProvincial Nominee Program that allows potential immigrants who want to come to Canada to contribute to the economy of Ontario to apply to immigrate to Ontario. The program works in partnership with the Government of Canada through Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Ontario Invited 1,084 Immigration Candidates to Apply For a Provincial Nomination on January 11.
Ontario, Canada is a pleasing province full of diverse wildlife, landscapes, and culture. With a population of more than 13.5 million, Ontario is home to about 2 in 5 Canadians, and 49.6% of all Canadian immigrants in the second quarter of 2021! Candidates From All Employer Job Offer Streams Were Invited in Ontario’s First Draw of This Year. The Ontario Provincial Nominee Program application is open to foreign workers, international students, and others with the right working skills for the province’s economic needs.
So, what is the Canada Provincial Nominee Program application process like?
The Basics of Ontario’s Provincial Nominee Program. There are three ways you can qualify for a nomination under the OINP:
- Employer Job Offer Category
- Human Capital Category
- Business Category
There are three steps to the application process.
Firstly, you have to make sure you qualify for the mandatory requirements for that stream.
Next, you have got to use to be nominated by the Ontario government, through the OINP e-Filing Portal. The process of completing the application takes roughly 2-3 hours and costs range from $1,500-3,500 depending on which stream you are applying under.
The final step, if your application is successful, is applying to the govt. of Canada for Permanent Residence status, because the Government of Canada has the ultimate say on who is ultimately accepted to become a permanent resident of Canada.