Ontario issued 1,186 NOIs in the new OINP tech draw


On February 16, 2021, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 1,186 targeted Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to candidates under Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream. The OINP tech draws are aimed mainly at candidates in six following technical occupations: NOC 2173 Software engineers and designers, NOC 2174 Computer programmer and interactive media developers, NOC 2147 Computer engineers, NOC 2175 Web designers and developers, NOC 2172 Database analysts and data administrators, and NOC 0213 Computer and information systems managers. The CRS score range of this round was 453-467 points. Last year, OINP invited 4,385 foreigners to apply for the provincial nomination in the tech draws. As of now, Ontario issued 1,953 NOIs in 2021.