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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Updates 2024

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On January 11, 2024, targeted notifications of interest were dispatched to potential candidates who might be eligible for Ontario’s Express Entry Skilled Trades stream.

Candidates were eligible for a notification if they possessed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score within the range of 350-424, coupled with work experience in specific National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes.

Eligibility Changes

The OINP has implemented eligibility changes, notably affecting one-year college graduate certificate holders.

Invitations to Apply (ITA) Statistics

As of the latest update, in 2024, 1,451 ITAs were issued for the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream, while the Employer Job Offer: International Student stream recorded zero invitations.

Express Entry Notifications of Interest

The OINP Express Entry Notifications of Interest are regularly updated, and the most recent update was on January 11, 2024.

Latest Draw

The latest Ontario PNP draw, conducted on January 09, 2024, issued 1451 ITAs for the Employer Job Offer Foreign Worker Stream, with a CRS score range of 33.

Program Overview

The Ontario PNP program allows applicants to apply for permanent residence in Canada, emphasizing the importance of staying updated on the latest draw information.

Your primary NOC in your Express Entry profile must be related to work experience in one of the following NOCs:

  • NOC 72010: Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping, and erecting trades and related occupations
  • NOC 72011: Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades, and telecommunications occupations
  • NOC 72012: Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
  • NOC 72013: Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
  • NOC 72014: Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers, and servicers
  • NOC 72020: Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
  • NOC 72021: Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
  • NOC 72022: Supervisors, printing and related occupations
  • NOC 72100: Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
  • NOC 72101: Tool and die makers
  • NOC 72102: Sheet metal workers
  • NOC 72103: Boilermakers
  • NOC 72104: Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
  • NOC 72105: Ironworkers
  • NOC 72200: Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • NOC 72201: Industrial electricians
  • NOC 72203: Electrical power line and cable workers
  • NOC 72205: Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians
  • NOC 72300: Plumbers
  • NOC 72301: Steamfitters, pipefitters, and sprinkler system installers
  • NOC 72302: Gas fitters
  • NOC 72310: Carpenters
  • NOC 72311: Cabinetmakers
  • NOC 72320: Bricklayers
  • NOC 72321: Insulators
  • NOC 72400: Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • NOC 72401: Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • NOC 72402: Heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning mechanics
  • NOC 72403: Railway carmen/women
  • NOC 72404: Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
  • NOC 72406: Elevator constructors and mechanics
  • NOC 72410: Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics, and mechanical repairers
  • NOC 72422: Electrical mechanics
  • NOC 72423: Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle, and other related mechanics
  • NOC 72500: Crane operators
  • NOC 73100: Concrete finishers
  • NOC 73101: Tilesetters
  • NOC 73102: Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers, and lathers
  • NOC 73110: Roofers and shinglers
  • NOC 73111: Glaziers
  • NOC 73112: Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
  • NOC 73113: Floor covering installers
  • NOC 73200: Residential and commercial installers and servicers
  • NOC 73201: General building maintenance workers and building superintendents
  • NOC 73202: Pest controllers and fumigators
  • NOC 73209: Other repairers and servicers
  • NOC 73400: Heavy equipment operators
  • NOC 73402: Drillers and blasters – surface mining, quarrying, and construction
  • NOC 82031: Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance, and horticulture services

If you received a notification of interest on January 11, 2024, you are eligible to apply to this stream. To do so:

  1. Review the requirements on the Ontario’s Express Entry Skilled Trades stream page.
  2. Check the document checklist to ensure you have all mandatory documents.
  3. Log in to the OINP e-Filing Portal and follow the steps as a new or returning user.

Meeting the eligibility criteria does not guarantee a notification of interest, and receiving one does not guarantee meeting stream criteria or approval of your application.


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