Ontario PNP draws

Ontario held two PNP draws in less than a week

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) started off on the right foot this year. The province held two different draws in less than a week:

Ontario PNP Draws

On January 12

The OINP invited 502 candidates who may qualify for Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream. Invited candidates had a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score between 464-467. In addition, these candidates had work experience in one of the following 18 occupations listed on the National Occupational Classification (NOC) code:

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

On January 11

In addition, the OINP issued targeted invitations to candidates from all Employer Job Offer streams: Foreign Worker, International Student, and In-Demand Skills. A total of 1,084 candidates who had profiles in the new Expression of Interest (EOI) pool were invited.

Here are the results of all the draws:







Minimum Score


Foreign Worker stream General Draw 264 38
International Student stream General Draw 762 59
In-Demand Skills stream Draw for health, agricultural, and manufacturing occupations 58 N/A

Candidates invited under the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills stream had work experience in the following  National Occupational Codes (NOC):

Health and agricultural occupations:

  • Nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates – NOC 3413
  • Home support workers and related occupations, excluding housekeepers – NOC 4412
  • General farm workers – NOC 8431
  • Nursery and greenhouse workers – NOC 8432
  • Harvesting labourers – NOC 8611
  • Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers, and related workers – NOC 9462

Manufacturing (outside the GTA only):

  • Machine operators, mineral and metal processing – NOC 9411
  • Metalworking and forging machine operators – NOC 9416
  • Machining tool operators – NOC 9417
  • Other metal products machine operators – NOC 9418
  • Chemical plant machine operators – NOC 9421
  • Plastics processing machine operators – NOC 9422
  • Woodworking machine operators – NOC 9437
  • Industrial sewing machine operators – NOC 9446
  • Process control and machine operators, food, beverage and associated products processing – NOC 9461
  • Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers – NOC 9523
  • Mechanical assemblers and inspectors – NOC 9526
  • Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators – NOC 9536
  • Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors – NOC 9537

Of course, you may apply to one of these streams if you received an invitation on January 11, 2022.

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