Ontario invited 1,084 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in its first PNP draw of the year on January 11


The Canadian province of Ontario conducted its first immigration draw of the 2022 on January 11.

A total of 1,084 immigration candidates from all Employer Job Offer streams of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR in this draw.

Distribution of invitations

Stream Sub-category Total Invitations issued
Employer Job Offer Foreign Worker stream 264
Employer Job Offer International Student stream 762
Employer Job Offer In-Demand Skills stream 58

Invitations were issued to candidates, who had work experience in one of in-demand health and agricultural occupations or in manufacturing sector.

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

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) allows eligible foreign workers, international students and others with the required skills, experience and education to apply for a nomination for permanent residence in Ontario.

By November 10, 2021, Ontario PNP had issued over 8,600 invitations to immigration candidates.

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