The draw, held on March 1, 2024, targeted applicants underneath the Skilled Trades Stream, showcasing Ontario's dedication to attracting professional employees to meet its financial needs.

What Happened Within the Draw?

In the most recent draw carried out with the aid of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), a total of 2,583 candidates had been invited to use for provincial nomination. The draw, which passed off on March 1, 2024, targeted the Skilled Trades Stream, demonstrating Ontario's willpower to welcome individuals with expertise in numerous occupations vital to the province's boom.


  1. Date/Time of Notifications of Interest (NOIs) Issued: March 1, 2024
  2. Number of NOIs Issued: 2,583
  3. CRS Score Range: 350-424
  4. Profiles Created in IRCC’s Express Entry System: March 1, 2023 - March 1, 2024


Occupations Targeted within the Draw

The draw centered candidates from a diverse range of occupations, along with:

NOC Code Occupation
72010 Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades, and related occupations
72011 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades, and telecommunications occupations
72012 Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
72013 Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
72020 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
72021 Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
72022 Supervisors, printing, and related occupations
72100 Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
72101 Tool and die, makers,
72102 Sheet metal workers
72103 Boilermakers
72104 Structural metal and plate work fabricators and fitters
72105 Ironworkers
72106 Welders and related machine operators
72200 Electricians (except industrial and power systems)
72201 Industrial electricians
72203 Electrical power line and cable workers
72204 Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
72205 Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians
72300 Plumbers
72301 Steamfitters, pipefitters, and sprinkler system installers
72302 Gas fitters
72310 Carpenters
72311 Cabinetmakers
72320 Bricklayers
72321 Insulators
72400 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
72402 Heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning mechanics
72403 Railway carmen/women
72404 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
72406 Elevator constructors and mechanics
72410 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics, and mechanical repairers
72422 Electrical Mechanics
72423 Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle, and other related mechanics
72500 Crane operators
73100 Concrete finishers
73101 Tile setters
73102 Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers, and lathers
73110 Roofers and shinglers
73111 Glaziers
73113 Floor covering installers
73200 Residential and commercial installers and servicers
73201 General building maintenance workers and building superintendents
73202 Pest controllers and fumigators
73209 Other repairers and servicers
73400 Heavy equipment operators
73402 Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying, and construction
82031 Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance, and horticulture services

If you've obtained an invite to this draw, you may be notified via your IRCC Online account. Upon receiving the invitation, you'll have forty-five days to publish a whole software for Canadian Permanent Residency to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program.


New Requirement: Applicant Consent Form

Starting February 26, 2024, all new applications for an Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) nomination should consist of the Applicant Consent Form. This shape must be completed, efficiently dated, and signed by the applicant and their partner and dependents, if relevant. Failure to put up the form as it should be might also result in the utility being again incomplete.

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