First OINP Draw Of 2023 Sent 402 New Invitations For PR

First Ontario PNP Draw invited 49 skilled trades occupations having a score of 35 and above

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On January 10, 2023 the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) also known as Ontario PNP sent 402 invitations to apply (ITA) for permanent residency (PR).

This OINP draw declared cut off score of 35 and above under the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream.

Profiles created with Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program between November 22, 2022 – January 10, 2023 were considered for this draw.

Furthermore, it was targeted at Skilled Trades Occupations and invited profiles created with OINP in below listed 49 occupations.

List of NOC Codes Invited by OINP

  1. NOC 22212 — Drafting technologists and technicians
  2. NOC 22221 — User support technicians
  3. NOC 22222 — Information systems testing technicians
  4. NOC 22301 — Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
  5. NOC 22302 — Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
  6. NOC 22311 — Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
  7. NOC 22312 — Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
  8. NOC 72010 — Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
  9. NOC 72011 — Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
  10. NOC 72012 — Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
  11. NOC 72013 — Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
  12. NOC 72014 — Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
  13. NOC 72020 — Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
  14. NOC 72021 — Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
  15. NOC 72022 — Supervisors, printing and related occupations
  16. NOC 72024 — Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
  17. NOC 72101 — Tool and die makers
  18. NOC 72102 — Sheet metal workers
  19. NOC 72103 — Boilermakers
  20. NOC 72104 — Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
  21. NOC 72105 — Ironworkers
  22. NOC 72106 — Welders and related machine operators
  23. NOC 72200 — Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  24. NOC 72201 — Industrial electricians
  25. NOC 72203 — Electrical power line and cable workers
  26. NOC 72204 — Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
  27. NOC 72300 — Plumbers
  28. NOC 72301 — Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
  29. NOC 72310 — Carpenters
  30. NOC 72320 — Bricklayers
  31. NOC 72321 — Insulators
  32. NOC 72400 — Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  33. NOC 72401 — Heavy–duty equipment mechanics
  34. NOC 72402 — Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
  35. NOC 72403 — Railway carmen/women
  36. NOC 72404 — Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
  37. NOC 72406 — Elevator constructors and mechanics
  38. NOC 72410 — Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
  39. NOC 72422 — Electrical mechanics
  40. NOC 72423 — Motorcycle, all–terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
  41. NOC 72500 — Crane operators
  42. NOC 73100 — Concrete finishers
  43. NOC 73101 — Tilesetters
  44. NOC 73102 — Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
  45. NOC 73110 — Roofers and shinglers
  46. NOC 73111 — Glaziers
  47. NOC 73112 — Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
  48. NOC 82031 — Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services
  49. NOC 92100 — Power engineers and power systems operators

What is Ontario Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream?

You can create a profile with OINP if you have

  • A full-time (1,560 hours/year and at least 30 hours/week) job offer without any ending date, in NOC O, A, or B skill levels in Ontario.
    • The pay of the job offered must meet or be higher than the median wage level, for that occupation, in the specific region of Ontario where you will be working. Click here to check median wage.
  • At least two years of cumulative paid full-time work experience (or the equivalent in paid part-time work) in the same occupation as your job offer.
    • You do not need this two years of work experience, if your job offer is for an occupation that requires a mandatory licence or authorization, but you must hold a valid licence or authorization.
  • Intention to live in Ontario after you’ve been granted permanent residence. 
  • Legally lived in Ontario for at least one year in the past two years before you apply.

How to calculate your OINP score

OINP Score allocation
OINP Score calculation

How to Apply

To apply under this stream, you must first create a profile in the OINP e-Filing Portal.

After creating a profile, you must then register an expression of interest for the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream.

After registration, if your OINP profile score is above the score declared in an OINP draw and you fulfill all the other criteria, then you will receive an invitation to apply.

Following this, invited candidates can then submit their documentation in support of their online profile to receive permanent residency.


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