Ontario Invites 668 Immigrants In New PNP Tech Draw
On December 15, Ontario held it’s latest Tech Draw inviting 668 Express Entry candidates to apply for Provincial Nomination. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program issued Notification of Interest (NOI) to candidates who may qualify for Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) streams. They must have a profile in the Express Entry System.
The 668 immigrants received NOIs from the Tech Draw. Candidates of Express Entry profile need to qualify the CRS score of between 460 and 468 in order to be invited. They do not need to have a job offer from an employer but one-year of work experience in one of the following occupations:
- NOC 0213 Computer and information systems managers
- NOC 2147 Computer engineers
- NOC 2172 Database analysts and data administrators
- NOC 2173 Software engineers and designers
- NOC 2174 Computer programmer and interactive media developers
- NOC 2175 Web designers and developers
Candidates, who received the NOI, will have 45 calendar days to submit the application their application for provincial nomination.
If the Express Entry candidates with a provincial nomination, then they are awarded an additional 600 CRS score points. These points effectively guarantee that they receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from IRCC- Immigration, Refugee, and Canada Citizenship for permanent residence. The same process goes for candidates nominated by Provincial Nomination Program.
The biggest Tech Draw of 2020 was when 1,288 Express Entry candidates were invited for provincial nomination. This is the fifth Tech draw of Ontario.
In 2020, with the stream, Human Capital Priorities, French-Speaking Skilled Worker, and Skilled Trades Program issued 9, 082 invitations in 2020.
Who is invited for Ontario Tech Draw?
The first step is to create an Express Entry profile to be eligible for the Tech Draw.
The Express Entry System Program is the main applicant management system of immigrants managing three main streams– Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class. Ontario`s Human Capital Priorities considers candidates from Skilled Trades Program and Canadian Experience Class.
Candidates are ranked based on the Comprehensive Ranking System score assessing their age, work experience, educational qualification, etc.
The Tech Draw invites candidates from Express Entry pool for the provincial nomination from Ontario.
Candidates applying for provincial nomination and Canada Immigration are not the same. Candidates invited for provincial nomination can apply for the permanent residence from the Federal Government.
Once they are approved, they can apply and settle towards their technology careers in Ontario.
You are welcome to call us or send us an email with your immigration questions and inquiries. You may contact us on 011-41075840 / 011-41045840 or leave a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also fill the Technical Assessment Form for free to get a call back from our Immigration Specialists. All you need to do is fill an assessment form and let our immigration experts assist you over the phone call or by meeting you in person and give you the best available options to fulfil your dreams of settling abroad.