On February 02, 2023, Ontario PNP draw was held and invited 1,902 candidates out of which 1,127 were Tech candidates and 775 were healthcare workers. This draw was held under the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program under the new Human Capital Priorities Stream. These candidates are eligible to apply for a provincial nomination which supports their permanent residency application, if they meet the eligibility criteria.
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The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) associated with the Express Entry system, automatically adds 600 points additional points towards candidates overall score if they get nominated.
|Date issued||Number of invitations issued||Score range|
|February 2, 2023||1,127||481-489|
|February 2, 2023||775||476-489|
These Express Entry candidates invited in this draw should have a minimum of one year experience in any of the above occupations listed in order to receive the provincial nomination. If the candidates are nominated under this or the Express Entry-linked PNP, then they will directly placed in the front line to receive the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence.
|30010||Managers in Health Care|
|31100||Specialists in Clinical and Laboratory Medicine|
|31101||Specialists in Surgery|
|31102||General practitioners and Family Physicians|
|31112||Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists|
|31121||Dietitians and Nutritionists|
|31204||Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment|
|31209||Other professional occupations in Health diagnosing and treating|
|31300||Nursing Coordinators and Supervisors|
|31301||Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses|
|31303||Physician Assistants, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals|
|32101||Licensed Practical Nurses|
|32103||Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Perfusionists and Cardiopulmonary Technologists|
|32104||Animal Health Technologists and Veterinary Technicians|
|32109||Other Technical Occupations in Therapy and Assessment|
|32111||Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists|
|32112||Dental Technologists and Technicians|
|32120||Medical Laboratory Technologists|
|32121||Medical Radiation Technologists|
|32123||Cardiology Technologists and Electrophysiological Diagnostic Technologists|
|32129||Other Medical Technologists and Technicians|
|32200||Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists|
|32209||Other practitioners of natural healing|
|33100||Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants|
|33101||Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations|
|33102||Nurse Aides, Orderlies and Patient Service Associates|
|33103||Pharmacy Technical Assistants and Pharmacy Assistants|
|33109||Other Assisting Occupations in support of Health Services|
|20012||Computer and Information Systems Managers|
|21223||Database Analysts and Data Administrators|
|21230||Computer Systems Developers and Programmers|
|21231||Software Engineers and Designers|
|21232||Software Developers and Programmers|
|21234||Web Developers and Programmers|
|21311||Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers and Designers)|
Candidates can apply under this stream if they have received the invitation to apply on February 02, 2023.
Express Entry candidates who received the PNP nomination will receive an additional 600 CRS points to their overall score. This guarantees them to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in a subsequent federal Express Entry draw. IRCC allots points to the candidates in the Express Entry pool of candidates based on the following factors:
The candidates with the highest points are invited to apply in the Express Entry draws.
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