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ONTARIO PNP (OINP) Human Capital Priorities Stream

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The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) relies on the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream as an essential element. This stream provides a pathway for skilled workers to attain provincial nomination, allowing them to subsequently apply for permanent residence in Canada. By seamlessly integrating with the federal Express Entry system, it facilitates Ontario’s ability to identify and nominate candidates possessing the necessary skills and qualifications crucial for contributing to the province’s economic development.

Individuals qualified for federal economic immigration initiatives, including the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class, may be issued a Notification of Interest (NOI) by Ontario upon meeting the province’s specific criteria. The Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream enables Ontario to methodically choose candidates from the Express Entry pool who harmonize with the province’s economic and labor market requirements.

There are two federal programs within the Human Capital Priorities stream and the applicant must decide which one they would like to be considered for. These two programs are 

The requirements will vary depending on which program the applicant decides to be assessed for. You can also review other OINP programs and our professional fees

Book a consultation today with our expert immigration consultants to discuss your eligibility and take your first step toward living and working in Canada and, ultimately, toward Canadian permanent residency. 

Recent draws


Feb 8, 2024


Human Capital Priorities Stream





Latest Updates

  • The latest draw was conducted on 8 February 2024 and targeted candidates in tech occupations such as data scientists, cybersecurity specialists, and software engineers. Candidates received invitations if their CRS score was in the range of 471-480. Read more
  • On February 6, 2024 invitations were sent to professionals in health care whose CRS scores ranged between 379-430. Some occupations included managers in health care, surgeons, dentists, and vets. Read more

  • On December 14, 2023 professionals working in tech were sent invitations. Their CRS scores ranged between 473-480. Some occupations included data scientists, cybersecurity specialists, and database analysts. Read more
  • On November 30, 2023 professionals working in health care were sent invitations and the average CRS score ranged between 404-430. Some of the occupations included optometrists, pharmacists, and chiropractors. Read more

Program Timeline

Once your application has been approved, you will receive the following via email: 


  • A nomination approval letter 
  • A nomination certificate 
  • A work permit support letter (if applicable) 


Once nominated, candidates need to submit a complete application for permanent residence to the federal immigration authorities within 45 days. 


Create a profile

Creating a profile on the OINP e-Filing Portal.

Register an expression of interest

Registering an expression of interest for the international student stream.

Fill in forms and upload documents

Filling in forms and uploading required documentations within 14 days of receiving invitation to apply.

Applying for permanent residency (PR)

Applying for permanent residency (PR) to the IRCC within 6 months of receiving the nomination.

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Full Post-Submission Support
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Discounted Add-Ons: Adding Spouse/Partner (+$1,000); Adding Child (+$500); Status Extension/Restoration Per Applicant (+$500)
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Up to 30-min Session - $135
Up to 1-hour Session - $200
Eligibility Assessment Only - $50 (Not Available for All Programs)
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The CRS score is a points-based system used to rank candidates in the Express Entry pool. Candidates who receive an NOI must have a certain CRS score, and a successful nomination adds 600 points to their CRS score, virtually guaranteeing an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence.

You cannot apply directly to the HCP stream. Eligible candidates are identified through the Express Entry pool, and Ontario issues NOIs to those who meet specific criteria.

A successful nomination through the HCP stream adds 600 points to your CRS score, significantly increasing your chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence in the subsequent Express Entry draw.

No, the Human Capital Priorities stream does not require a job offer. However, a job offer can be used to prove the funds necessary to sustain the applicant and their dependants.

No, only the FSWP requires a minimum score of 67 to be eligible, there is no such requirement for the CEC program.

Yes, an Educational Assessment is required for any education from other countries, including English-speaking countries like the US and the UK. These assessments can be done by one of the recognized organizations

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