This stream enables the OINP to nominate individuals who are eligible to enter the federal Express Entry pool and who have the required education, skilled work experience, language ability, and other characteristics to successfully establish themselves and integrate into Ontario’s labour market and communities.
This stream allows Ontario to nominate French-Speaking skilled Express Entry candidates who have strong English language abilities, education, skilled work experience, language ability, and other characteristics to help them successfully establish themselves and integrate into Ontario’s labour market and communities.
The Ontario Express Entry Skilled Trades stream targets tradespersons with ongoing or recent experience of working in Ontario.
This stream targets individuals who have graduated with a master’s degree from an eligible Ontario university. A job offer is not required.
This stream targets individuals who have graduated from a PhD program at an eligible Ontario university. A job offer is not required.
Through the Foreign Worker and International Student streams, Ontario employers are able to nominate foreign workers and/or international students with a job offer in Ontario in skilled positions (classified by the Government of Canada as NOC Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B. Potential applicants may be living abroad or in Canada at the time of applying.
This stream provides foreign workers with a job offer in a skilled occupation in Ontario the capability to settle and work in the province.
This stream assists international students with job offers in Ontario to work and settle as permanent residents in the province.
This stream is designed to attract individuals who are looking to implement a new business initiative or buy an existing business in Ontario. Successful applicants will obtain a temporary work permit support letter – based on a performance agreement – to establish the business in Ontario. If the investment and job creation agreements outlined in the performance agreement are adhered to, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to be nominated for Canadian permanent resident status.
This stream aims to help and support established international corporations looking to expand into Ontario or buy an existing business. Once the business has been successfully established, key staff are eligible to apply for a provincial nomination certificate, allowing them to eventually become permanent residents of Canada.