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Ontario PNP’s Latest Draw Update 2024

Ontario PNP Latest Draw

Ontario PNP Latest Draw Update 2024: Canada is frequently conducting draws for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program inviting highest-ranking candidates to apply for provincial programs. Some of the factors that influence to conducting of frequent draws are the demands in the labor market, immigration targets of the province overall, the number of available nominations, and the needs of the OINP application inventory.

February 8th, 2024 – Tech Occupations

Tech Occupations

On 8th February 2024, the Ontario PNP conducted its latest draw targeting tech occupations. Qualified applicants received 2,118 notifications for Ontario’s express entry human capital priorities stream. The CRS score for this draw ranged between 471 and 480 with work experience matching specific NOC codes.

NOC Codes Occupations
NOC 20012 Computer and information systems managers
NOC 21211 Data Scientists
NOC 21220 Cybersecurity specialists
NOC 21221 Business systems specialists
NOC 21222 Information systems specialists
NOC 21223 Database analysts and data administrators
NOC 21230 Computer systems developers and programmers
NOC 21231 Software engineers and designers
NOC 21232 Software developers and programmers
NOC 21233 Web designers
NOC 21234  Web developers and programmers
NOC 21311 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
NOC 22220 Computer network technicians
NOC 22221  User support technicians
NOC 22222 Information systems testing technicians

February 6th, 2024 – Healthcare Occupations

Healthcare Occupations

On 6th February 2024, Ontario conducted its latest PNP draw, focusing exclusively on healthcare professionals. Ontario issued a total of 2,086 notifications for healthcare professionals with relevant work experience matching particular NOC codes. Applicants with a CRS score between 379 to 430 who are eligible for Ontario’s Express Entry human capital priorities stream received individual notifications with relevant work experience under particular NOC codes. 

NOC Codes


NOC30010 Managers in healthcare
NOC31100 Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
NOC 31103  Veterinarians
NOC 31110 Dentists
NOC 31111 Optometrists
NOC 31112 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
NOC 31120 Pharmacists
NOC 31121 Dietitians and nutritionists
NOC 21200 Psychologists
NOC 31201 Chiropractors
NOC 31202 Physiotherapists
NOC 31203 Occupational therapists
NOC 31204 Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
NOC 31209 Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
NOC 31300 Nursing coordinators and supervisors
NOC 31301 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
NOC 31302 Nurse practitioners
NOC 31303 Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
NOC 32100 Opticians
NOC 32101 Licensed practical nurses
NOC 32102 Paramedical occupations
NOC 32103  Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
NOC 32104 Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
NOC 32109 Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
NOC 32110 Denturists
NOC 32111 Dental hygienists and dental therapists
NOC 32112 Dental technologists and technicians
NOC 32120 Medical laboratory technologists
NOC 32121 Medical radiation technologists
NOC 32122 Medical sonographers
NOC 32123  Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists
NOC 32124 Pharmacy technicians
NOC 32129 Other medical technologists and technicians
NOC 32200  Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists
NOC 32201 Massage therapists
NOC 32209 Other practitioners of natural healing
NOC 33100 Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants
NOC 33101 Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations
NOC 33102 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
NOC 33103 Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
NOC 33109 Other assisting occupations in support of health services

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

Established in 2007, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program was created to address the severe shortages of employees in the province across nearly all sectors of the economy! To maintain and boost its economy, Ontario has established a large number of high-demand jobs and needs skilled workers. Adding to it, Immigrants seeking permanent status in Canada prefer Ontario and its Provincial Nominee Program (OINP).

Currently, there are three alternatives available to you if you want to immigrate to Ontario: 

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

▶Human Capital Program 

▶Employer Job Offer Program

▶ Business Immigration Program

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program offers both enhanced and base streams for these alternatives. Those that are in line with Canada’s three main economic immigration intakes are called enhanced.

Canada’s three immigration intakes :

They correspond with the Express Entry system, a Federal Immigration program. 

Candidates seeking provincial nomination under the OINP must obtain an Expression of Interest. based on the information in the EOI and the result of the Ontario PNP points calculator. Those who succeed in obtaining nominations under this enhanced stream will receive 600 points in the CRS, which almost ensures that they will receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada

When is the next PNP draw for Ontario expected to happen?

Ontario conducts PNP draws every two months that is on a bi-monthly basis with a few exceptions.. Information based on draws is usually not disclosed in advance by the Ontario government. 

Potential candidates receive notifications from the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)  every two months, with some exceptions. The requirements of the OINP application inventory determine the frequency, its scope, and date of the Ontario PNP’s next draw projection. Applicants who are eligible under the OINP through a bimonthly draw receive invitations. 


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  • How often is the Ontario PNP draw?

Qualified applicants who come under the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) through a bimonthly draw received notifications.

  • What is the cut-off for Ontario PNP?

To qualify for Ontario PNP, you must score 67 federal skilled points out of a possible 100 points. These ratings determine several criteria, including education, work experience, adaptability, age, and language proficiency.

  • Is IELTS mandatory for OINP?

The following Test d’Evaluation de Français (TEF) and International English Language Testing (IELTS) General Test scores in each language competency determine language proficiency: Listening: TEF 249-279 or IELTS 6. Reading: TEF 207-232 or IELTS 6.

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