On April 13, the Ontario Province selected 528 Express Entry candidates in the latest Tech draw for a provincial Nomination. There were applicants selected in the Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream with the Comprehensive Ranking System score (CRS) between 456 and 467. It means the applicants who scored in the CRS bracket they were shortlisted.
To be selected in the latest draw, the applicants require one year of work experience in the following occupations.
· Computer and information systems managers (NOC 0213);
· Computer engineers (NOC 2147);
· Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 2172);
· Software engineers and designers (NOC 2173);
· Computer programmer and interactive media developers (NOC 2174); or
· Web designers and developers (NOC 2175).
It is a draw that was specific for these particular occupations, and the applicants who have education, skills, and work experience in these areas can easily relocate for provincial nomination to these places. Ontario is one of the most active provinces of Canada, which has conducted draws that would help meet the technical and other professional areas.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has selected applicants with work experience in these occupations. The applicants with adequate education should also submit an Educational Credential Assessment. For the qualification, the education should be equivalent to a Canadian bachelor’s degree or higher.
The applicants who had received the nomination have 45 days to submit their application for Ontario’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Those with nominations are eligible to receive 600 CRS points in overall score in the Express Entry system. It is certain that Applicants will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in a subsequent round of invitations.
It is the second Tech Draw Ontario province. In the first draw, there were more than 1,100 candidates selected for provincial nomination. The Ontario Province has selected 1996 Express Entry candidates in the latest Human Capital Priorities stream. There was about 20 percent of nominations were given to applicants with work experience or Job offers that had gone to software engineers, computer programmers, interactive media developers, and others.
How the Human Capital Priorities Stream leads to permanent residence?
The fastest immigration pathway model is Express Entry. Skilled workers are selected in the Express Entry pathway, and it is a federal economic-class immigration program that has three subcategories: Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
Those appellants who have the highest Comprehensive ranking system are selected based on the education, work experience, age, and language proficiency in English or French. The point help accesses the credentials of the applicants in quantified terms.
The Province of Ontario selects Express Entry candidates through the Human Capital Priorities Stream, and then they can apply for the provincial nomination. Provincial nomination is not the same as permanent residency. Those who wish to be permanent residents need to get permission from the federal government, but the provinces have the right to the nomination. once the approval is provided, the appellant immediately becomes a permanent resident.