The Province of Ontario is special in several different ways. The Canada's capital city is situated within the Province of Ontario. This province is one of the most populated as it is home to most of Canada's population (40%). Moreover, it houses the largest city in the whole country of Canada – Toronto. Most foreign immigrants select this Canadian Province to settle down in due to its strong economy, political and social get up. Like all other Provincial Nominee Programs for various provinces of Canada, the candidate who goes for the Ontario Provincial Nomination certificate may get the Canada Permanent Residence Visa faster. There are also chances of scoring higher in the electronic way or while applying through the Canada Express Entry System.
The provincial nomination scheme for the province of Ontario is officially OINP or Ontario Immigration Nominee Program. There are four main categories under this Provincial Immigration Scheme and several sub – categories.
1. General Category – This category requires the candidate to have an employment offer or job offer from an employer in Ontario, Canada. There are two sub – categories under this visa class.
2. Express Entry – Candidates have to apply under the Express Entry System Provincial Nomination – Ontario province. There are three sub – categories under this visa class.
3. Student Category – This is specifically for international students and has three sub – categories.
4. Business Category – This is for people who would like to run or manage a Business Enterprise in the Province of Canada and has two sub – categories.