Ontario held a new OINP Tech Draw

Ontario held a new OINP Tech Draw

Ontario held a new OINP Tech Draw
On July 29, 2020, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) distributed 1,288 targeted Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to candidates under the Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream. This is the fifth OINP tech draw since the launch of this sub-stream. In those tech draws, OINP invites only candidates in six following technical occupations: NOC 2173 Software engineers and designers, NOC 2174 Computer programmer and interactive media developers, NOC 2147 Computer engineers, NOC 2175 Web designers and developers, NOC 2172 Database analysts and data administrators, and NOC 0213 Computer and information systems managers. The CRS score range of this round was 463-477. This year, OINP invited 2,945 foreigners to apply for the provincial nomination in the tech draws. In total, Ontario issued 7,162 NOIs in 2020.

#Ontario, #OINP, #Human_capital, #OINP_tech_draw, #Express_Entry

Saskatchewan invited 502 candidates in the new invitation round
On July 29, 2020, Saskatchewan held a new draw in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). The provinces stated that it will hold invitations round every two months. This time, SINP issued invitations to apply for the provincial nomination to 502 candidates. In the Express Entry category, Saskatchewan issued 254 invitations to apply. Another 248 invitations have been sent to the Occupations In-Demand category candidates. The lowest score in both categories has dropped by 8 points compared to the May 28 draw and reached 78 points. All invited candidates had Educational Credential Assessments. In this draw, the Saskatchewan government invited candidates in 43 different NOCs. In total, Saskatchewan issued ITAs to 2,838 candidates in 2020.

#Saskatchewan, #SINP, #Express_Entry, #Occupations_in_demand

PR applicants to submit the copies of the language test and educational credentials
On July 29, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) updated the instructions for permanent residence applications for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP), the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), the Agri-Food Pilot Program (AFIP), the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIP) and the Start-Up Visa Program. Applicants will now be allowed to submit copies of their language tests and educational credential assessment (ECA) results. Earlier, the original documents were mandatory.

#ECA, #language_tests, #AIPP, #RNIP, #Start_Up_Visa, #AFIP, #PNP, #PR

Canada again updated instructions for PR applications finalization
On July 29, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released a new program delivery instruction for permanent residence application finalization from outside Canada. IRCC has clarified the procedural differenced for various applicants. For instance, it has divided all applicants with approved Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) and Permanent Resident Visa (PRV) into four groups, depending on if they are travelling from the US or from the other countries, as well as the validity of their CoPR or PRV

#IRCC, #PR, #COPR, #PRV, #landing