Ontario is a province that’s situated in Central Canada. The economic hub of Canada, Toronto, is situated in this province. So is Ottawa, the capital city of Canada.
Ontario Provincial Nominee Program has many pathways that help foreign nationals become Canada PR. As with the PNP programs of other provinces, the Ontario PNP program is designed to get skilled foreign workers. They are invited to the province to fill the labor shortages in the province as well as rope in experienced entrepreneurs and willing investors.
The following are the immigration categories operating in Ontario:
This category has immigration streams that aim for candidates fit to join the labor force in Ontario. Individuals who have educational or work experience in Ontario, having competitive profiles in Express Entry, and proficiency in English and French stand a chance to be invited from one of the following streams:
This category is designed for rich entrepreneurs and corporations interested in making investments in businesses in Ontario. Entrepreneurs and corporations having proven track records of success can enter Ontario to set up new business projects in the province. With finding success in these business projects, the applicants who own and manage those businesses will get a nomination for Canada PR.
|All PNP draws in 2023|
|Total no. of candidates: 38,321|
|Total draws: 86|
|Month||Province||No. of draws||No. of candidates|
The streams under this category of the Ontario immigrant nominee program give options for immigration to applicants holding valid job offers from Ontario employers. The employer and the occupation must satisfy certain conditions. The applicants need to also meet some requirements for eligibility which depends on their choice of immigration stream. These could be:
|Invitation Dates||Number of Invitations Issued||CRS score of candidates|
|October 30, 2023||1081||42 and above|
|September 26, 2023||1,696||350-462|
|September 25, 2023||10||136 - 163|
|September 21, 2023||63||348-434|
|September 19, 2023||602||40 and above|
|September 7, 2023||300||308-434|
|August 30, 2023||772||44 and above|
|August 17, 2023||2084||473-516|
|August 16, 2023||751||473-495|
|August 15, 2023||2615||23 and above|
|August 3, 2023||2844||250-516|
|August 1, 2023||840||39 and above|