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Easiest Province to Get Canada Permanent Resident (PR) in 2018 - 2019

Are you planning to immigrate to Canada, then know about the easiest provincial nominee program to obtain the permanent resident (PR) in Canada in 2018-2019.

Easiest Province to Get Canada Permanent Resident (PR) in 2018 - 2019

Monday December 10, 2018,

3 min Read

Canada is a massive country by area and it’s obvious that it has many provinces and territories. While immigration scenario is not the best across many advanced nations, Canada is certainly exception with outstanding immigration rate. 

It is more so because of its huge size and capacity to handle the massive immigration influx along with the severe skill shortage across all the provinces, which has resulted in lenient immigration policies by the federal and provincial governments in last few years. The provinces in Canada play a major role in the whole immigration procedure. However, if you are an aspirant of visa in Canada, you must be asking yourself, which province of Canada would be easiest to get the permanent residency. Well, you will find it in this article.

Which is the easiest province to get Canada PR?

Most of the Canadian provinces has a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) through which they allow the skilled and talented immigrants to their respective provinces. The process and requirements of these PNPs often change and gets updated, which makes them easy or difficult with every change.

Well, one such recent update has made Canada’s popular PNP, i.e. Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) the easiest province to get PR in Canada 2018. 

What makes Ontario the best PNP to get Canada PR?

Recently, the provincial government of Ontario has announced that it will accept the applicants with low CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score as well, i.e. candidates having CRS score as low as below 400 points under its Express Entry aligned stream. This is a big news for the applicant who have low CRS score and hence, not receiving the ITA (Invitation to Apply) in Express Entry System from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

Such applicants, can now apply in OINP- Express Entry stream for provincial nomination and once they get the nomination from Ontario, can obtain additional 600 CRS points in express Entry based on the same. 

Eligibility requirement to apply in OINP- Express Entry Stream?

Here are the key requirement to apply OINP- Express Entry HCP stream:

  1. Candidate must have his/her profile registered in federal express entry system (& qualify for express entry pool).
  2. Select an option of ‘Interested in moving to Ontario’ or ‘All Provinces and territories’ while creating an express entry profile
  3. Received Notification of Interest (NOI) from OINP
  4. Meet the basic parameters of Ontario’s Express Entry- HCP stream, i.e. education, skilled work experience, language ability, and other key parameters.

OINP in demand occupation list 2018

Well, there is no specific OINP in demand occupation list 2018, however, it come in to play, when we look at the conditions linked to invite the applicants with low CRS score.

Usually the OINP selects the applicant with skills and experience in ICT occupations or having French language proficiency. 

Ontario’s Prioritized ICT Occupations

To know the further details about the easiest Nomination programs to obtain Canada PR this year, you may visit the Canada PR Avenue. You will get the required information on the dedicated web pages. Canada PR Avenue is an encyclopedia for the individuals applying permanent residency in Canada.