The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has launched a new pilot for workers in high demand occupations with job offers in Ontario. This program now also allows for the first time the opportunity for Seasonal Agricultural workers and other low Skilled Occupations under the National Occupation Classification System the chance to become permanent residents through the occupation category providing all the other criteria’s are met.
(OINP) EMPLOYER JOB OFFER- IN-DEMAND STREAMThe
OINP Employer Job Offer – In-Demand Skills Stream allows foreign
workers with a job offer to become a permanent resident to reside in
Ontario. The Nominee program allows the province of Ontario to nominate
individuals who have the required work experience. Individuals can only
apply if they have received a permanent and full-time job offer from an
Ontario employer and meet all eligibility criteria
OCCUPATION LISTThe job offer must be in one of the following eligible occupations in National Occupation Classification (NOC) Skill Level C or D.NOC 7441: Residential and commercial installers and servicers; NOC 7521: Heavy equipment operators (except crane); NOC 8431: General farm workers; NOC 8432: Nursery and greenhouse workers; NOC 8611: Harvesting labourers; NOC 7611: Construction trades helpers and labourers; NOC 9462: Industrial butchers, meat cutters, poultry preparers, related workers.
APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
To be eligible to apply you must have a job offer signed with an Ontario employer that meets the following criteria: 1.a permanent and full-time job offer in an eligible occupation; and2.Meet the prevailing wage in Ontario for that occupation
EMPLOYER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Employers must also meet the following eligibility criteria: •Must have been in active business (corporations, limited liability partnerships and sole proprietorships) for at least 3 years. •Must have business premises in Ontario where the applicant will work. •Must be in compliance with all provincial labour laws, including but not limited to employment standards, health and safety, and labour relations legislation.
If inside of the Greater Toronto Area (includes the City of Toronto, Durham, Halton, York and Peel regions) employer must have:1. minimum of $1,000,000 in gross annual revenue (excluding HST/GST) for the most recent fiscal year, and 2.Five permanent and full-time employees who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents (per position per calendar year) at the location where the applicant will work.
If outside of the Greater Toronto Area, employer must have:1 minimum of $500,000 in gross annual revenue (excluding HST/GST) for the most recent fiscal year, and 2.Three permanent and full-time employees who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents (per position per calendar year) at the location where the applicant will work.To apply for permanent residency contact our office at www.crightneyimmigration.com or call us at 647-556-1781