Ontario starts 2022 with big draws in January

OTTAWA ― Ontario has started the year 2022 with a big bang. On January 11, 2022, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invited 1084 candidates as follows:

Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream – 264 invitations

Employer Job Offer: International Student stream – 762 invitations

Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills stream – 58 invitations (NOC listed below)

Health and agricultural occupations:

  • NOC 3413 – nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • NOC 4412 – home support workers and related occupations, excluding housekeepers
  • NOC 8431 – general farm workers
  • NOC 8432 – nursery and greenhouse workers
  • NOC 8611 – harvesting labourers
  • NOC 9462 – industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers

Manufacturing (outside the GTA only):

  • NOC 9411 – machine operators, mineral and metal processing
  • NOC 9416 – metalworking and forging machine operators
  • NOC 9417 – machining tool operators
  • NOC 9418 – other metal products machine operators
  • NOC 9421 – chemical plant machine operators
  • NOC 9422 – plastics processing machine operators
  • NOC 9437 – woodworking machine operators
  • NOC 9446 – industrial sewing machine operators
  • NOC 9461 – process control and machine operators, food, beverage and associated products processing
  • NOC 9523 – electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers
  • NOC 9526 – mechanical assemblers and inspectors
  • NOC 9536 – industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators
  • NOC 9537 – other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors

Further, on January 12, 2022, Ontario conducted a general draw under Human Capital Priorities Stream and invited 502 candidates for permanent residency. Candidates had a CRS score between 464 and 467 points.

NOC Codes / Occupations that were included in this OINP HCP draw

  • NOC 0114 – Other administrative services managers
  • NOC 0122 – Banking, credit and other investment managers
  • NOC 0124 – Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
  • NOC 0125 – Other business services managers
  • NOC 0211 – Engineering managers
  • NOC 0311 – Managers in health care
  • NOC 0601 – Corporate sales managers
  • NOC 0631 – Restaurant and food service managers
  • NOC 0711 – Construction managers
  • NOC 0731 – Managers in transportation
  • NOC 0911 – Manufacturing managers
  • NOC 1121 – Human resources professionals
  • NOC 1122 – Professional occupations in business management consulting
  • NOC 2161 – Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
  • NOC 3012 – Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
  • NOC 3211 – Medical laboratory technologists
  • NOC 3231 – Opticians
  • NOC 3233 – Licensed practical nurses

What to do if you were invited in this OINP draw?

If you have been invited, you can go straight to the Ontario OINP page at https://www.ontarioimmigration.gov.on.ca/oinp_index/resources/app/guest/index.html

You can create your account from this page. Once you have created your account
complete your application and you will be able to upload your documents. You will
also be required pay a fee of 1500 Canadian Dollars in order to submit your application.

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