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Truck drivers, and home support workers and related occupations added in the in-demand list under OINP

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July 9, 2019

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Truck drivers, and home support workers and related occupations added in the in-demand list under OINP

A call to all the hardworking truck drivers and home support workers to settle in Ontario by obtaining permanent residency which is offered with requirements easier than before. It is time to prepare for the process beforehand.

As announced earlier this year, the in-demand skills list has been amended today on July 8, 2019. Truck Drivers, and Home Support workers and related occupations, excluding housekeepers, are now included in the list of eligible occupations under the NOC head of 7511 and 4412, respectively. The applicant must have obtained a job offer for an employment position that has been approved by the director.

The new changes have simplified the program requirements. The Employer Job Offer: In-demand skills stream falls under the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program, which provides an opportunity for foreign workers with a job offer in specific in-demand occupations.

The applicant must meet pre-requisite requirements which include, requirements in terms of a job offer, applicant and employer.

The application must be submitted online to be nominated by the Ontario government for permanent residence. This is open to foreign workers in and outside Canada.

Other eligible in-demand skills occupation falling under NOC C and D are as follows: 

3413 – Nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates

4412 – Home support workers and related occupations, excluding housekeepers

7441 – Residential and commercial installers and services

7511 – Transport truck driver

7521 – Heavy equipment operators (except crane)

7611 – Construction trades helpers and laborers

8431 – General farm workers

8432 – Nursery and greenhouse workers

8611 – Harvesting laborers

9462 – Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers

To know about other programs under OINP, click here

To help you navigate the entire process, our team has the resources and skills to assist. Simply Start your Assessment or Call (1) 905-362-9393 (Canada), +91 9586 226232 (Ahmedabad) or drop an E-mail at support@spscanada.com (Canada), support.amd@spscanada.com (Ahmedabad) for further information.


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