CRS Now Below 400 Points- Ontario PNP Brings Good News To Canada PR Applicants. We all know that Canada is best country in the world for quality of life. it’s also one of the best countries to get easy Permanent residency. Thanks to its relaxed immigration policies and requirements by the Federal government of Canada. But in the last few years, not all applicants are able to obtain Canada PR via its point-based immigration system. Low immigration points score or CRS score in fastest express entry system becomes the major problem for most applicants.
Annually, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) only invites candidates who have good CRS score, close to 440 mark as per this year). Thus, what do you do if your CRS score is less than the cut off marks or CRS score requirement being required by IRCC in every express entry draw?
Ontario PNP Brings Good News To Canada PR Applicants With Low CRS Score
The Ontario province in Canada is home to some of the most beautiful Canadian cities. It’s very clear that Ontario offers excellent professional opportunities and infrastructure facilities to the newcomers or aspirants. Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is the well known Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Canada through which candidates can apply and get the provincial nomination for Canadian PR.
Express Entry HCP Stream of OINP
Express Entry HCP category is the most popular category of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The applicants, who desire to apply for this stream need to have their profile registered first in Canadian federal Express Entry system. An applicant who apply in Express Entry HCP category of OINP and get hand-picked for provincial nomination, become qualified to get 600 additional CRS points in Express Entry System. The additional CRS points make the applicant obtain Canada PR invitation from IRCC in the upcoming draw of express entry system.
Applicants with CRS score below 400 likely to get invited in future OINP draws
According reports, the Ontario provincial government has also point out that now express entry-HCP stream may consider the candidates even with CRS score below 400 points, going by the official changes in the minimum CRS score rule made by the government.
Condition applied to new rule
As earlier mentioned, the OINP –Express entry stream has been inviting candidates with low CRS score, but, all these candidates were picked based on their good French speaking skills, or due to the employment offer they got from province of Ontario. Furthermore, candidate with skills and experience in ICT occupations have also got the invite from OINP in the past even with low CRS score. thus, these requisite is likely to be applicable in the OINP draws in years to come.
To put it simple, if you wish to be considered for OINP-Express Entry HCP stream, with low CRS score, you have to meet the requirement of French-speaking skills, or employment offer from Ontario, Canada.