Looks like the spring has arrived finally in Canada and the sun has started shining with Ontario initiation new Immigration invitations with specific streams of Skilled trades and the French-Speaking skilled worked streams.
On May 2nd and 3rd, Ontario province went on to issue a total of 95 invitations to candidates belonging to these specific streams. These streams were introduced a part of Ontario provincial immigration program towards the end of March and this should be considered as 5th draw since then.
Looking to details, 59 invitations were issues to Skilled Trades and 36 invitations went to French speaking skilled workers stream. These candidates were picked by Ontario Immigrant Nominee programs had profiles submitted since Jan 1st 2018 until the draws were done. It’s interesting to note that there is no minimum CRS score requirement for these streams.
A total of 604 NOIs have gone out under Skilled Trades and 420 NOIs were issues under the French speaking stream taking a total of 2,587 NOI’s since Jan 1st 2018 under the Human Capital Priorities Stream.
To control the processing time, Ontario says it will continue to issue new NOIs and invitations on regular basis
To qualify for these streams here are the requirements –
- Must have valid Express Entry Profile
- Must qualify for Canadian Experience Class and must have work experience in an Eligible skilled trade
To qualify for the French speaking stream, the requirements are –
- Must have qualified for Federal skilled worker class or CIC
- Must have CLB Level 6 or higher
Once these NOIs are issued, candidates have 45 days to file their application which goes under processing timeline and in the end, the candidates receive 600 points clearing their way to get ITA from CIC to initiate PR application.
The important step in both streams is to have a valid profile under Federal Express Entry pool and make sure you keep an eye on updates.
As evident, Canadian Immigration has numerous ways and streams of getting invitiations and clearances, however the applicants are not aware of everything.
Let OOPNP Consultants help you. Email us about your profile at – CONSULTANT@OOPNP.COM and we can help you in finalising your application and getting successful Permanent Residency in Canada.