Ontario PNP Points Calculator
Every year, Canadian province Ontario issued invitations to hundreds and thousands of foreign workers, international students, business owners or entrepreneurs of different nationalities for Ontario Permanent Residence Status. So if you are also interested in immigrating to Ontario, then you need to apply to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).
This Provincial Nominee Program allows the flow of eligible foreign nationals having skills and experience to fill the skilled gap within the province’s labor market. It has multiple immigration sub-categories to manage the applications from candidates come from different walks of life for Canada PR.
Ontario Express Entry: Human Capital Priorities Stream
Human Capital Priorities Stream is linked to Canadian Central government’s Express Entry program. It issues invitations to Express Entry candidates with higher scores/ranks in the pool. The factors selected for evaluating the profiles under the pool include Age, Skilled work experience, Education, Language ability, Job offer, Spouse/common-law partner and more.
Interested candidates need to first create the Express Entry profile to become eligible for this Express entry linked PNP stream. Ontario immigration requires a minimum of 67 points out of 100 in the point assessment grid based on factors
Categories of OINP:
Categories of OINP
|Employer Category||In-Demand Skill Stream
International Student stream (Not active)
Foreign Worker Stream (Not active)
|Human Capital Category||International graduate stream
Ontario’s Express entry stream: It gets further divided into –
French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
Human Capital Priorities Stream
Skilled Trades Stream
|International Student Category||International Students – Masters Graduate Stream (Not active)
International Students – PhD Graduate Stream
Ontario PNP Factors Description
Factor 1: Age
|Age (in years)||
Maximum points: 12
Factor 2: Education
Level of education
|University degree at the Doctoral (PhD) level or equal||25|
|University degree at the Master’s level or equal OR University level entry-to-practice professional degree (or equal). Occupation related to the degree must be:
NOC 2016 Skill Level A, and licensed by a provincial regulatory body
|Two or more Canadian post-secondary degrees or diplomas or equal (at least one must be for a program of at least three years)||22|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a program of three years or longer, or equal||21|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a program of three years or longer, or equal||19|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a program of three years or longer, or equal||15|
|Canadian high school diploma, or equal||05|
Maximum points: 25
Factor 3: Work Experience
Work Experience (in years)
|6 or more years||15|
Maximum Points: 15
Factor 4: Adaptability
|Your spouse or partner’s language level:
Your spouse or common-law partner has a language level in either English or French at CLB 4 level or higher in all 4 language abilities (speaking, listening, reading and writing).
To get these points, you must submit your spouse or common-law partner’s test results from an approved agency when you apply. The language tests are valid for 2 years after the date of the test result. They must be valid on the day you apply for permanent residence.
|Your past studies in Canada
You completed at least 2 academic years of full-time study (in a program at least 2 years long) at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada.
Full-time study means at least 15 hours of classes per week. You must have stayed in good academic standing (as set out by the school) during that time.
|Your spouse or partner’s past studies in Canada
Your spouse or common-law partner completed at least 2 academic years of full-time study (in a program at least 2 years long) at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada.
Full-time study means at least 15 hours of classes per week, and your spouse or partner must have stayed in good academic standing (as set out by the school) during that time.
|Your past work in Canada
You did at least 1 year of full-time work in Canada:
In a job listed in Skill Type 0 or Skill Levels A or B of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
And, with a valid work permit, or while authorized to work in Canada.
|Your spouse or common-law partner’s past work in Canada
Your spouse or partner did at least 1 year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit or while authorized to work in Canada.
|Arranged employment in Canada||5|
|Relative in Canada – 18 years or older||5|
Maximum Points: 10
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