Ontario hold its biggest draw of the year 2021.
On October 27 Canadian Province hold the new draw, Ontario Provincial Nominee Program invited 1406 Express entry candidates with a professional background in Tech.
Ontario has invited Express Entry candidates who may be eligible for Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream. They want to have a profile in the Express Entry System with a Best score of 455 and 467.
In addition, candidates need one year of work experience in one of the following positions:
- 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).
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) website says that candidates who fail to qualify for a job in this position will be rejected. In addition, applicants for study abroad are required to submit a Certificate of Education so OINP can verify that their education is equivalent to a Canadian bachelor’s degree or higher.
Applicants currently have 45 days to submit their application for the Ontario State Nominee Program (PNP).
Those who are selected from Ontario will receive 600 CRS points plus their full score in the Express Entry system. This sponsorship guarantees that successful candidates will receive an ITA in the next invitation. This goes to anyone who is selected for the provincial nomination from any Express Entry-aligned PNP.
This is Ontario’s second Tech Draw of the year. In the first draw, more than 1,100 candidates were invited to run in the provincial Nomination.
Last year, Ontario nominated 1,996 candidates for Express Entry under its Human Capital Priorities stream. About 20 percent of applications went to applicants with work experience or job offers as software engineers, computer programmers, interactive media developers, and others.