Today, OINP (Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program) commonly known as Ontario PNP invited 510 Express Entry profiles under the Skilled Trades Stream.
This draw declared comprehensive ranking system (CRS) cut off score range of 260-489 and issued the Notification of Interests (NOIs) to Express Entry profiles created in just 5 Occupations/NOCs.
Moving forward, today’s OINP draw considered Express Entry profiles created between February 9, 2022 – February 9, 2023.
In simple language, the 510 Express Entry profiles that receive invite in today’s draw will get 600 extra CRS points and will definitely receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in upcoming Express Entry draw.
OINP select Express Entry profiles under Skilled Trades Stream on their own by scanning the Express Entry pool of profiles.
There is no need to register separately with OINP to be considered for this draw.
However, invited profiles will now have 45 calendar days to submit their application and claim OINP nomination.
List of Occupations invited
- Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators – NOC 72024
- Welders and related machine operators – NOC 72106
- Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers – NOC 72204
- Carpenters – NOC 72310
- Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) – NOC 73112
What is OINP Express Entry Stream
Other than having a valid Express Entry profile, to Be Eligible for Ontario PNP Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream you must meet the following requirement:
At least one year of cumulative paid full-time work experience (or the equivalent in paid part-time employment) in Ontario in a skilled occupation.
This occupations must be specified in National Occupational Classification Minor Group 633 or Major Groups 72, 73, or 82 (NOC).
This work experience must have been:
- obtained within the last two years from the date of submitting your application to the OINP
- in one or more of the occupations that you identified in your Express Entry profile
- in Ontario while maintaining legal status in Canada
- the work you’ve done must add up to one year, but it does not have to be one year of continuous work
- working in a job with at least 30 hours of paid work in a week that amounts to at least 1,560 hours of paid work in one year (part-time work experience is counted if it adds to at least aforementioned hours within last two years).