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Ontario PNP (OINP) Draw Sent 620 New Invites For PR

Last Updated On 14 March 2023, 4:36 PM EDT (Toronto Time)

Today, Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) draw issued 620 new invitations for permanent residency (PR).

The invites were sent to all the Expression of Interest (EOI) profiles with Ontario Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) having a score of 82 and above under Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream.

EOIs created with Ontario PNP between November 22, 2022 – January 24, 2023 were considered for today’s draw.

Latest OINP DRaw

Overall, OINP Employer Job Offer: International Student stream sent 1,812 invites in 2022.

What is Ontario PNP Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream

To be eligible for OINP International Student Stream, you must have:

  • A full-time (1,560 hours/year) job offer in in a skilled occupation at TEER Category 0, 1, 2 or 3 for a permanent position.
  • Job offer with pay that meet or be above the low wage level for that occupation in the region of Ontario where you will be working.
  • A degree or diploma that takes at least two years to complete from OINP approved institution. List of eligible colleges and universities. 
  • job offer must be primarily for the work to be done in Ontario
  • Intention to live in Ontario.

How to Calculate Your Scores For International Student Stream

Scores are calculated based on the OINP Skill matrix system as mentioned below:

Job offer: NOC TEER category

  • NOC TEER 0 or 1 – 10 Points
  • NOC TEER 2 or 3 – 8 Points
  • No points for NOC TEER 4 or 5

Job offer: NOC broad occupational category

  • 10 points for Occupational Category 0, 2, 3
  • 7 points for Occupational Category 7
  • 5 points for Occupational Category 1, 9
  • 4 points for Occupational Category 4, 8
  • 3 points for Occupational Category 5, 6

Job offer: wage

  • $40 per hour or higher – 10 points
  • $35 to $39.99 per hour – 8 points
  • $30 to $34.99 per hour – 7 points
  • $25 to $29.99 per hour – 6 points
  • $20 to $24.99 per hour – 5 points
  • Less than $20 per hour – 0 points

Work or study permit status

  • 10 points for valid work or study permit

Job tenure with job offer employer

  • Currently working for 6 months or more in job offer position – 3 points

Earnings history

  • 3 points for $40k or more earnings annually as per previous year Notice of Assessment (NOA).


Highest level of education

Canadian credential or Educational Credential Assessment required.

  • PhD – 10 points
  • Masters – 8 points
  • Bachelors or equivalent – 6 points
  • College diploma or trade certificate – 5 points
  • Less than college or trade certificate – 0 points

Field of study

  • Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Health, and Trades – 12 points
  • Business and administration, social work, social, security and transport services, education, behavioural science, legal, personal, and related programs – 6 points
  • Arts and humanities, BHASE programs, n.e.c – 0 points

Canadian education experience

  • More than one Canadian credential – 10 points
  • One Canadian credential – 5 points


Official language ability
  • 10 points for CLB 9 or higher
  • 6 points for CLB 8
  • 4 points for CLB 7
  • 0 points for CLB 6 or lower
Knowledge of official languages
  • 2 Official Languages – 10 points
  • 1 Official Language – 5 points


Regional immigration: location of job offer
  • Northern Ontario – 10 points
  • Other areas outside GTA (except Northern Ontario) – 8 points
  • Inside GTA (except Toronto) – 3 points
  • Toronto – 0 points
Regional immigration: location of study
  • Northern Ontario – 10 points
  • Other areas outside GTA (except Northern Ontario) – 8 points
  • Inside GTA (except Toronto) – 3 points
  • Toronto – 0 points

Source: Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

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