OINP Express Entry Draw Issues 2,086 PR Invitations

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  • February 8, 2024

On February 6, 2024, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) conducted its first Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream draw of the year, sending out 2,086 invitations to apply (ITAs) for permanent residency (PR).


Key Details:

  • In 2023, a total of 14 OINP HCP stream draws resulted in 17,502 PR invitations being issued.
  • This recent OINP draw targeted Express Entry candidates with experience in 42 healthcare occupations.
  • Invitations were extended to profiles with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score between 379 and 430 and a primary occupation within the specified healthcare occupations list.
  • Profiles created between February 6, 2023, and February 6, 2024, meeting the aforementioned criteria were considered in this draw.
  • Selected candidates have 45 days to submit a comprehensive application to claim their provincial nominations.
  • Upon receiving an OINP nomination, profiles will receive 600 additional CRS points, ensuring their selection in the next general Express Entry draw.


Summary of Ontario Express Entry Draws 2024:

So far in 2024, a total of 5,622 PR invitations have been issued across three OINP Express Entry draws.

The draws covered various streams, with CRS score ranges as follows:

  • Human Capital Priorities stream: 2,086 invitations (CRS score range: 350-516)
  • French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream: 984 invitations (CRS score range: 250–516)
  • Skilled Trades stream: 2,552 invitations (CRS score range: 291–489)


Targeted Healthcare Occupations:

The draw specifically targeted profiles with experience in 42 healthcare occupations, including:

  • Managers in health care
  • Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
  • Dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and various other healthcare professionals.

This draw reflects Ontario’s ongoing efforts to attract skilled individuals in high-demand occupations, particularly in the healthcare sector, contributing to the province’s economic growth and development.


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