Ontario has conducted nine draws and issued notifications of interest to 277 candidates since May under its Express Entry French Speaking Skilled Worker stream.
The province chose Thursday to publish information on the draws, providing its first update in three months.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has now issued 931 notifications of interest under the FSSW stream in 2018.
There is no minimum score requirement.
What Are The Details of The Latest FSSW Stream Draws?
|Date||NOIs Issued||Express Entry profile submission date|
|09-Aug-18||14||Jan 1 to Aug 9, 2018|
|02-Aug-18||32||Jan 1 to Aug 2, 2018|
|26-Jul-18||22||Jan 1 to Jul 26, 2018|
|19-Jul-18||31||Jan 1 to Jul 19, 2018|
|12-Jul-18||24||Jan 1 to Jul 12, 2018|
|05-Jul-18||31||Jan 1 to Jul 5, 2018|
|28-Jun-18||21||Jan 1 to Jun 28, 2018|
|21-Jun-18||44||Jan 1 to Jun 21, 2018|
|14-Jun-18||58||Jan 1 to Jun 14, 2018|
What Are The Requirements For The Ontario Express Entry: French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream?
To qualify applicants must have:
- Pending application under the Federal Express Entry system;
- Minimum of 1-year of full time, or full time equivalent work experience under NOC occupation level 0, A or B;
- Canadian equivalent Bachelors degree, Masters degree or PhD;
- Minimum CLB level 7 in TEF exam (French); AND minimum CLB 6 in IELTS exam (English)
- Intention to reside in the Province of Ontario.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) began publishing information about specific draws at the beginning of 2018. However, it had not provided an update since May.
There have now been 26 French Speaking Skilled Worker draws in 2018.
Ontario has also conducted several Human Capital Priorities, Skilled Trades and Entrepreneur Stream draws so far in 2018.
Ontario NOIs Issued So Far in 2018
|Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP)||3,534|
|French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream (FSSW)||931|
|Skilled Trades Stream (ST)||1,006|
The OINP has received an increased federal government allocation for 2018 of 6,600 nominations, up 600 on the number for 2017.
The province is currently accepting applications for all but one of its immigration streams.
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Status of Ontario Streams
|Human Capital Priorities (Express Entry)||Open|
|French-Speaking Skilled Worker (Express Entry)||Open|
|Skilled Trades (Express Entry)||Open|
|Employer Job Offer||Open|
|International Student (Masters Graduate)||Closed|
|International Student (PhD Graduate)||Open|
|Investor Immigration (Corporate)||Open|
|Investor Immigration (Entrepreneur)||Open|
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