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

Sub categories

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)

Points

18-35 12
36 11
37 10
38 09
39 08
40 07
41 06
42 05
43 04
44 03
45 02
46 01

Maximum points: 12

Factor 2: Education

Level of education

Points

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

23
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)

Points

1 year 9
2-3 years 11
4-5 years 13
6 or more years 15
1 year 9

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.

5
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.

5
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.

5
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.

 

10
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.

5
Arranged employment in Canada 5
Relative in Canada – 18 years or older 5

Maximum Points: 10

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