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Ontario's Latest Express Entry Draw Issues 2,086 Permanent Residency Invitations




A new Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Express Entry draw for 2024, conducted on February 6, resulted in the issuance of 2,086 invitations for permanent residency (PR).

This draw marks the initiation of the Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP) invitations by the OINP for the year 2024.



In 2023, a total of 14 OINP HCP stream draws sent out 17,502 invitations for permanent residency.

Express Entry candidates with work experience in one of the 42 healthcare occupations were eligible to participate in this OINP draw. The occupations targeted in this draw include:


  • Managers in health care

  • Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine

  • Specialists in surgery

  • General practitioners and family physicians

  • Veterinarians

  • Dentists

  • Optometrists

  • Audiologists and speech-language pathologists

  • Pharmacists

  • Dietitians and nutritionists

  • Chiropractors

  • Physiotherapists

  • Occupational therapists

  • Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment

  • Nursing coordinators and supervisors

  • Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses

  • Nurse practitioners

  • Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals

  • Opticians

  • Licensed practical nurses

  • Paramedical occupations

  • Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists

  • Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians

  • Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment

  • Denturists

  • Dental hygienists and dental therapists

  • Dental technologists and technicians

  • Medical laboratory technologists

  • Medical radiation technologists

  • Medical sonographers

  • Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists

  • Pharmacy technicians

  • Other medical technologists and technicians

  • Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists

  • Massage therapists

  • Other practitioners of natural healing

  • Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants

  • Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations

  • Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates

  • Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants

  • Other assisting occupations in support of health services





Invitations were extended to Express Entry profiles with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score ranging between 379 and 430, provided their primary occupation fell under one of the aforementioned healthcare occupations, inviting them to accept provincial nominations from Ontario.

The eligibility for the OINP draw considered Express Entry profiles created between February 6, 2023, and February 6, 2024, meeting the specified criteria.


Selected candidates will have a 45-day window to respond with a comprehensive application to claim their provincial nominations.Upon receiving an OINP nomination, these profiles will be awarded 600 points, elevating their CRS score to a range between 979 and 1,030, ensuring their selection in the subsequent general Express Entry draw.



Summary of Ontario Express Entry Draws 2024

A total of 5,622 permanent residency invitations have been issued so far under three OINP Express Entry draws so far in 2024.


OINP Express


Entry Stream

Invitations

CRS Score


Range

2,086

350-516

984

250–516

2,552

291–489



OINP HCP Draws for 2023

Here are all of the OINP HCP draws for 2023. Additional information about any of the draws listed below can be obtained by clicking on their respective dates.

Date

Invitations

CRS Score Range

December 14

2,359

473 – 480

November 30

1,052

404-430

September 26

1,696

350-462

August 11-16

2,084

473-516

August 16

751

473-495

July 20

902

458-462

July 20

159

458-462

July 6

748

479-485

May 8

2,349

427-482

May 5

1,863

475-482

March 10

815

479-489

March 8-9

822

469-489

February 2

1,127

481-489

February 2

775

476-489

The most recent Ontario Express Entry draw in 2024 took place on February 6, inviting 2,086 profiles via the Human Capital Priorities stream with a CRS score between 379 and 430 to apply for provincial nominations.



For the complete eligibility criteria for the OINP Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream, contact us.

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