The new Ontario EOI System 2021 which was announced in March 2021 is now opened for applications under In-demand skills stream. The in-demand skills stream is a part of OINP (Ontario immigration nominee program). In march 2021, the province Ontario announced an Express of Interest System (EOI) and an online application portal was launched in this regards.
Which Category is Open in Ontario EOI System 2021?
Currently, Employment Offer category is opened under in-demand skills stream. It means you have to have an employment offer from an employer/company of Ontario. Without a job offer or employment offer, you cannot be eligible for this program. You can read how to get employment offer from Ontario by clicking here.
Employment offer category further have two sub-categories which are currently opened for applications through this system:
- Foreign workers
- International students
Foreign workers streams allows anyone to apply as a workers either inside or outside Canada. However, the international students category is for those who got education in Canada.
What type of visa is issued ?
Both categories, the foreign workers and international students grants permanent residence visa which allows holder to live and work in Canada with family for indefinite time.
How to Apply in Ontario OINP?
Ontario express of interest (EOI) is an online portal where interested and eligible applicants can submit their application along with the details of their qualifications. Each applicant can submit one profile only. This is the first step of applying in Ontario’s new eoi system. Each profile remains in the pool for up to one year, after that it will be deleted automatically. Candidate may also withdraw profile during this period. There is no fee to submit an EOI online.
Ontario immigration Nominee program uses a score ranking system. OINP allots scores to profile of each candidate based on qualifications (education, experience, language proficiency etc.) .
Candidates with highest scoring profiles will be selected for provincial nomination. Ontario immigration will require several documents to complete the process of nomination. Such candidates will get an invitation to apply which will allow them to apply for permanent residence of Canada. The application for permanent residence of Canada is submitted to Federal immigration of Canada.
OINP e Filling Portal:
You can submit your express of interest through the e filling portal of OINP. The link to OINP e-filling portal is given below:
Ontario EOI Score Calculator System:
Ontario EOI Score Calculator uses a large number of factors to grant scores to each profile. Generally, the score is given based on the following factors:
- skill level
- NOC type
- Job offer wage
- The length of Experience in Canada
- location of job offer
- location of study
To read more about the points and score system, please click here.
List of Occupations for In-Demand Skills – Employment offer category:
There is list of occupations which are currently eligible for In-Demand skills stream employment offer category. Your occupation, experience and job offer must be in one of these occupation and only then you can be eligible for this program. You can find the list occupations below:
The above listed occupations are open for whole Ontario which means job positions offered in these occupations can be any where either inside or outside greater Toronto area.
However, the jobs offered in the following occupations must be outside greater Toronto area.
The above furnished information is for general reference only. For more accurate information, please visit the official website of Ontario Immigration.