The Canadian Ontario province has revived two prominent immigration streams for international post-graduates who studied in the region: the Masters Graduate stream, and the Ph.D. Graduate stream. Both of these streams are associated with the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs).
(Refresh: Since this article was first distributed, the OINP Masters Graduate stream achieved its admission restrain and is never again receiving enrollments.)
Through the OINP, the Ontario government may designate people who wish to settle in the province. Ontario is the most famous goal territory for international students, especially Masters and Ph.D. understudies, who are pulled in by the nature of research and education openings offered over the region.
These two streams beforehand opened last February and May, achieving their admission constraints inside a couple of days on the two events. Ontario has not uncovered what number of users might be acknowledged for the present application consumption periods. Applications are submitted through Ontario’s e-Filing Portal.
Successful applicants to both of these two streams get a ‘base’ provincial selection authentication, setting them in a place to present an application for permanent residents to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Base streams are not lined up with the government Express Entry framework, but rather still give a pathway to Canadian changeless occupant status.
Outstandingly, candidates to both of these streams don’t require an occupation offer. What’s more, candidates don’t need to dwell in Ontario at the season of utilization.
|INTERNATIONAL MASTERS GRADUATES||PHD GRADUATES|
|Must intend to live and work in Ontario||Must plan to live and work in Ontario|
|Must have graduated from an existing Master’s program at an eligible publicly funded university in Ontario
||Must have completed all Ph.D. program requirements at an eligible publicly-funded university in Ontario
|Must apply within two years of the date on which the Master’s degree was granted||Must apply within two years of the date on which the Ph.D. was granted|
|Must have legal status (i.e., study permit, work permit, visitor record) if living in Ontario at the time of the application
||Must have legal status (i.e., study permit, work permit, visitor record) if living in Canada at the time of the application
|Must demonstrate an adequate intermediate proficiency level in English or French of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or above in all four competencies (speaking, reading, writing, and listening)|
|Must be able to show a minimum level of savings and income to support themselves and their dependents|
|Must show that they have resided in Ontario for at least 12 cumulative months in the 24 months before submitting an application|