As of May 9, 2016 (5pm) Ontario Provincial Nominee Program will no longer accept applications for permanent residence in the following categories:

  • Ontario Human Capital Priorities (Express Entry);
  • International Student (Masters Graduate);
  • International Student (PhD).

The Employer Pre-Screen application were also put on hold – this application is a necessary step for every employer planning to nominate an employee for permanent residence/

According to the news release, Ontario has met its nominees quota for 2016 and thus will no longer accept applications in the above mentioned high volume streams.

Ontario will continue to accept applications under its International student and Foreign Worker with job offer, as well as applications under Ontario French Speaking program, Entrepreneur and Corporate streams.

To learn more about the open streams and to see if you qualify, please contact us at