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OINP Issued 61 Invitations to French Speaking Skilled Workers

OINP Updates

February 12, 2019 OINP Updates. The province of Ontario has issued new invitations to apply for permanent residence to French-speaking Express Entry candidates. The draw was conducted on February 7 inviting 61 applicants under Ontario’s French Speaking Skilled Worker Immigration Stream. The Ontario province has now issued 189 invitations to applythrough the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream in 2019 under Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

The eligible applicants are placed in the Express Entry pool and are ranked according to their key credentials like age, educational qualification, work experience, language ability in French or English and highest ranking applicant is invited to apply for Canada Permanent Residency through regular invitation rounds.

The invitations were issued to the applicants with CLB 7 in French and no job offer in Ontario. Also, under the Skilled Trades Stream, there is no minimum CRS score requirement for the French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream.

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Express Entry applicants with a provincial nomination are issued additional 600 points towards the overall immigration point score effectively guaranteeing an invitation to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence.

The candidates willing to apply for Skilled Worker or French Speaking Skilled Worker Streams must have their profiles in the Federal Express Entry System.

The February 7 French-speaking skilled worker draw followed an earlier one on February 1 in which 29 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination were issued.

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) select French-speaking candidates in the Express Entry managed Federal Skilled Worker Class or Canadian Experience Class having strong English abilities and eligible skilled work experience among other criteria.


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