Province Nomination Program OINP

Introduction of Ontario

Ontario is located in central Canada, It is Canada’s most populous province, Ontario borders Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, Quebec to the east, and the Great Lakes and the United States to the south. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa. The nation's most populous city Toronto is Ontario's provincial capital. About half of the people living in Toronto were born in other countries, and the city is said to be the most multicultural city in the world. Ontario is Canada’s most popular destination for newcomers. Besides being Canada’s main economic hub, Ontario is also known for its natural diversity, including vast forests, beautiful provincial parks, four of the five Great Lakes and the world-famous Niagara falls. Ontario’s cities attract artists, entertainers and intellectuals from around the world. Ontario also produces a wealth of homegrown talent.

The high incomes available in Ontario can afford a standard of living that ranks among the world’s highest, especially with respect to housing. This high standard of living has made Ontario the top destination for new immigrants to Canada. Basic health services in Canada are offered at no direct cost to the patient The Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) covers the full cost of all necessary medical services for all citizens and most permanent residents in Ontario. This coverage includes doctor examinations, medical testing, emergency care, hospital care and emergency dental care.

The province of Ontario is the economic heart of Canada, all types of industries are present in the province, most notably in Toronto and other urban areas. The province is home to a strong modern service and information economy, along with a solid manufacturing base. Ontario’s main international manufacturing sector is the auto industry, where Canadian companies are leaders in World. The province also has strong natural resource-based industries. A long established mining sector includes nickel and iron mines.


Geographic details of Ontario



Largest City


Total Area

415,598 sq. mi

Area rank

4th in Canada



Population Rank

1st in Canada

Per capita



Weather condition of Ontario

The Ontario lies on 305m above sea level. The climate is warm and temperate in Ontario. There is more rainfall in the winter than in the summer in Ontario the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.


Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

As 40% of Canadians are living in Ontario, it is most popular province for immigrants from around the world.

Through Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province may receive a provincial nomination from Ontario, after which they can apply for Canadian permanent residence with the Government of Canada. 

The OINP accepts applications under the following immigration categories:

·         Human Capital Category

·         Employer Job Offer Category

·         Business Category

Human capital category

The human capital category has two sub-categories, the international graduate streams and Ontario’s Express Entry streams.

International graduates

To qualify under the Masters Graduate or PhD Graduate streams, you must have a graduate degree from an eligible Ontario university and apply within two years of getting your degree

Masters Graduate Stream

This stream targets individuals who have graduated with a master’s degree from an eligible Ontario university. A job offer is not required.

PhD Graduate Stream

This stream targets individuals who have graduated from a PhD program     at an eligible Ontario university. A job offer is not required.

Ontario Immigration Express Entry Stream

To qualify under Ontario’s Express Entry streams, you must have received a notification of interest from Ontario and have an up-to-date profile with your most current work experience, language tests and education in the federal government’s Express Entry system.

French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream

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.

Human Capital Priorities stream

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.

The OINP also uses the Human Capital Priorities Stream to conduct occasional tech draws for Express Entry candidates with work experience in six tech-sector occupations.

Skilled Trades stream

For workers with work experience in Ontario in an eligible trade occupation.


Employer job offer category

The employer job offer category has three streams. You must have a full-time and permanent job offer from an Ontario employer to qualify.

Foreign Worker stream

This stream provides foreign workers with a job offer in a skilled occupation in Ontario the capability to settle and work in the province. 

International Student stream

This stream assists international students with job offers in Ontario to work and settle as permanent residents in the province. 

In-Demand Skills stream

This stream targets foreign workers abroad or in Canada with a job offer in specific in-demand occupations, such as agriculture, construction, trucking and personal support workers.


Business category

The business category has two streams.

Entrepreneur stream

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.

Corporate stream

This stream aims to help and support established international corporations looking to expand into Ontario or buy an existing business.


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