Ontario Human-capital Priorities Stream Occupation List

The Human Capital Priorities Stream falls in the Stream Category of Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP), and it is the most popular stream for the Ontario Immigration. This stream is aligned with the Canada Express Entry System. By means of the Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream, the Ontario finds those eligible foreign skilled workers in the Express Entry pool who have the required work experience, educational qualifications, language proficiency, and some other necessary potential which make capable of establishing themselves economically and get settled in Ontario.

All prospective Ontario Immigrants have to qualify for the Canada Express Entry pool via as a Federal Skilled worker Class or the Canadian Experience Class to make their dream come true. Applicants can’t apply directly to this stream. In fact, they need to get a Notification of Interest (NOI) from the Ontario Provincial Nominee Program based on their Express Entry Profile. The OINP examines the Express Entry Pool and finds prospective candidates who have got at least 400 points as per the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).

If a candidate is found eligible or promising by the OINP, they get an NOI. It invites them to apply online to the Ontario provincial nominee program for a nomination under the Human Capital Priorities Stream. From this moment, the applicant has only a small period of 45 days to apply to the OINP under the stream. If someone submits an application beyond the period, their application will not be processed. On the approval of an application, the candidate is informed about their nomination by the OINP. This nomination can be used to apply for the Canada Permanent Residence Visa to the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Having the information given in this article via the Ontario Immigration Points Calculator is enough to allow you to know your eligibility for the Ontario immigration. But, many eligible applicants face rejections due to not filling their applications forms properly or presenting it strikingly. And, many don’t know that they can increase their CRS points by consulting a top immigration specialist like Make Visas. There are uncountable competitors who crave for Canada Immigration. So, it’s prudent to follow the instructions given by a Professional Immigration Expert to get all done systematically and properly.

Ontario Human Capital Priorities Stream Occupation List  targets candidates in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector with work experience in the following NOC codes:

NOC Occupations
NOC 0131Telecommunication Carriers Managers
NOC 0213Computer and Information Systems Managers
NOC 2133Electrical and Electronics Engineers
NOC 2147Computer Engineers (Except Software Engineers and Designers)
NOC 2171Information Systems Analysts and Consultants
NOC 2172Database Analysts and Data Administrators
NOC 2173Software Engineers and Designers
NOC 2174Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers
NOC 2175Web Designers and Developers
NOC 2241Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians
NOC 2281Computer Network Technicians
NOC 2282User Support Technicians
NOC 2283Systems Testing Technicians
NOC 5224Broadcast Technicians
NOC 5241Graphic Designers and Illustrator

A candidate needs to score a minimum of 400 points in order to be eligible for the said program.

Applicants must meet all HCP stream eligibility requirements before applying under this stream.

OINP (HCP) Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible under the Ontario Human Capital Priorities Stream, the applicant must:

  1. Candidate needs to score at least 400 points.
  2. Have a minimum level of work experience;
  3. Candidates applying under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) criteria must have at least one year of continuous and full-time employment experience, or part-time equivalent, in a National Occupation Classification (NOC) level 0, A, or B occupation in the five years prior to the date of the NOI from the OINP.
  4. Candidates applying under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) criteria must have at least one year of cumulative and full-time employment experience, or part-time equivalent, in an NOC 0, A, or B occupation in Canada in the three years prior to the date of the NOI from the OINP.
  5. Have a Canadian Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. degree OR an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report produced by a designated organization indicating that their foreign education credential is equivalent to a Canadian Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D.;
  6. Demonstrate a language proficiency level of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or above in all four competencies (speaking, reading, writing, and listening);
  7. Language proficiency must be proved by test results.
  8. Intend to reside in Ontario, as demonstrated by a statement of intent and indication of ties to Ontario;
  9. Possess sufficient funds to cover settlement costs in Ontario. This must be supported by bank statements; and
  10. Meet the additional criteria under either the FSWP or CEC.

Requirements for settlement funds are updated annually. Note that the number of family members includes both accompanying and non-accompanying dependents.

Ontario Human Capital Priorities Stream Processing Time

The estimated Ontario Human Capital Priorities Stream processing time for applications is between 60 to 90 days.

For availing more information about Ontario Human Capital Priorities Stream or OINP for Canada immigration, call the corporate hotline +91-7042 184 185 / email your queries on info@makevisas.com.

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