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Immigration Newsweek

Immigration Newsweek

By: Atty. Henry Moyal

The federal government has increased the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program’s (OINP) allocation in 2018.
Ontario can now nominate 6,600 applicants for permanent residency which is an increase of twenty per cent since 2016.
As such, the OINP is now accepting new applications effective immediately and all streams are open except for the Masters Graduates and PhD Graduates streams, which will be opening at a later date.
The following are the most popular streams eligible for qualified candidate:

1) Masters/Ph.D Stream:
– No age requirement
– No work experience required
– Applicants must have obtained a Master degree or Ph.D from an Ontario University
– Intention to reside in Ontario

2) Human Capital Priorities Stream

– Must file federal express entry application
– Score a minimum of 400 CRS points
– No application is required to obtain an invitation to Ontario. The Ontario government searches the federal pool and contacts applicants directly
– Intention to reside in Ontario

3) Job Offer from Canadian Employer

– No federal express entry application required
– Employer must be in Ontario
– Employer must gross over $1 million if in GTA ($500K if outside GTA)
– Employer must be an active business in Ontario with over 5 full time employees if in GTA ( 3 if outside GTA)

Attorney Henry Moyal is a certified and licensed immigration lawyer in Toronto, Ontario.
The above article is general advice only and is not intended to act as a legal document.
Send questions to Attorney Moyal by email or call 416 733 3193