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Ontario province nominates 703 Express entry candidates in the latest draw


Ontario province nominates 703 Express entry candidates in the latest draw

On 26th August 2020, the Ontario province issued invites to 703 candidates in the Ontario express entry Human Capital priorities stream. The applicants invited were selected based on the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 466 and 475, respectively.

The latest update from Ontario is of the provincial draw, which was released on 26th August 2020. The Ontario provincial draw invited 703 Express Entry candidates in targeted occupations.

To be selected, the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement was set at 466 and 475. for those applicants who were shortlisted, they will also be provided 600 bonus points in the Federal Express Entry System. Considering the latest change of events where a large number of provincial nomination specific draws are happening in the Express Entry, it comes as a golden opportunity for the selected applicants.

The Important Aspects of the draw-

  • ITAS sent – 703
  • CRS score – 466 and 475


Targeted Occupation in the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) were –

  • NOC 0111 Financial Managers
  • NOC 0124 Advertising, marketing, and also public relations managers
  • NOC 0601 Corporate sales managers
  • NOC 1111 Financial auditors and accountants
  • NOC 1114 Other financial officers
  • NOC 1122 Professional occupations in Business management consulting
  • NOC 3012 Registered nurses and registered Psychiatric nurses
  • NOC 3124 Allied primary health practitioners
  • NOC 3132 Dieticians and Nutritionists


Candidates who were selected in the Provincial nomination were those who have applied under Human Capital Priorities Stream. Also, the applicants should have at least one year of work experience in one of the occupations mentioned above the work experience should be under the last five years from the date of application. The work experience should be continuous, with no break in one year. The applicant can have back to back jobs in et same profession with different employers for qualification.

The candidate's occupation that helped them qualify in Ontario's draw must be in the same profession, which was identified in the express entry profile. In the draw it is the high scoring candidates that are selected form the pool.

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, Ontario has been active in accepting applicants there are 7600 candidates so far who have been selected through OINP this year. It includes 250 nominations for temporary workers in the Intermediated Skill occupation or the National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level C.

In 2019, there were 7391 PNP candidates of Ontario, and half of them were express entry applicants.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, There is no cost to completing an Express Entry profile. After you receive an ITA and submit a full application you will be required to pay application fee…for more details call us directly.

Yes, one can easily apply being in job because express entry process run simultaneously.

If your spouse, or common law partner accompanying & have graduation, post graduation or any higher qualification you can get ECA done this will increase CRS points, there is no compulsion.

The basic thing that you should aware of your profile eligibility before you apply, there are certain steps to follow like get qualification assessed by ECA prepare IELTS and follow the Federal System of inviting skilled immigrants in Canada is called Express Entry Program. The program is one of the most popular way to applying to Permanent Resident Visa.

Express Entry was introduced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) in the year 2015 This Federal system of CRS evaluates the applicants on the basis of their credentials such as present age, educational levels, work experience & skills acquired, English and French language ability etc.

Basically Proof of funds indicates your financial stability

Number of Family Members Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)
1 $12,474
2 $15,530

Application processing fees to IRCC: $550 per person, and $150 per dependent child. Right of Permanent Residence fees to IRCC: $490 per person, no fees for dependent children. Educational Credential Assessments: around $300 per person if you count international delivery by courier.

ECA is the only way for you to receive points for your foreign education, yes it is mandatory , you can avoid ECA only if you have any qualification done from Canada .

No, Not really. IELTS is to know language proficiency parameter which can also be awarded by giving CELPIP-G

TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

In 75% of cases, an application submitted through Express Entry is processed within 6 months from the date it is received, processing time also depend on getting ITA also , rest left 25% cases can clear process in 9-12 months, if someone is on very low CRS then time varies case to case

For filing your application, you need to create your express entry profile. You cannot file your express entry application if you are not having your Language Proficiency points with you . It is mandatory to appear in any of the asked tests by IRCC either is will be IELTS exam
TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
Any of the above provide you language proficiency points

You do not need a job offer to immigrate to Canada. There are programs available for you that allow you to apply for permanent residency in Canada without securing employment beforehand. You can apply PR if you are considered a Skilled Worker.

After you receive PR Canada you can start your job search from Indian, we also help applicant to reach wider audience of employers so that applicants profile can get more approaches, you can also refer to social media platforms like Linked in, it plays important role, make connections stay connected & explore.

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