Master Graduate Human Capital Category

Ontario Masters Graduate is the Human Capital program of the OINP, a Provincial Nominee Program administered by the province of Ontario. This program points out recent candidates with Master’s degrees received from a suitable Ontario organization who have the purpose of living and serving in Ontario.

Applicants who are successfully chosen through this stream will be called to submit an approved application for Canadian permanent residency.

Master Graduate Human Capital Category

Master Graduate Human Capital Category – Eligibility Requirements

To get eligible for this stream, you must follow these requirements to apply quickly.

Connection to Ontario

To pass this program, applicants must prove their previous residency status in Ontario. Victorious applicants must demonstrate that they have continued in Ontario for at least 1 year.

Language Proficiency

The Master’s Graduate Program demands a minimum language ability score, in either English or French, compatible with the CLB level 7.

Level of Education

Candidates must have achieved a Master’s degree from an acceptable Ontario organization within the last two years.

Settlement Funds

All candidates for this stream must match the settlement funds condition managed by IRCC. This can be expressed through their investments or by having a valid job offer.

Intention to Reside

Applications also demand proof of intention to live in Ontario permanently, probably through an Ontario business offer or family relationships.

We determine this by examining your ties to Ontario, which can include doing things like:

  • Working or have worked in Ontario.
  • Getting job offers or applying/interviewing for jobs.
  • Studying.
  • Volunteering.
  • Leasing or owning property.
  • Visiting.
  • Having professional networks and affiliations, family ties, or social or personal relationships.

Minimum Requirements For Master Graduate Human Capital Category

Express Entry ProfileNo
Work ExperienceNo Minimum
Language AbilityCLB 7
Education LevelMaster’s Degree
Job OfferNo
Connection to the ProvinceStudy Experience

Application Procedure

Once an invitation is accepted, the candidate has 14 days to appeal for nomination. Ontario will inform the candidate chosen for provincial nomination if the province agrees with the application.

After receiving a provincial proposal, a candidate must submit a governmental application for Canadian permanent residency. Candidates in this program must finish and submit a paper-based application. Paper-based PNP requests for permanent residence are treated within 18 months.

Application period

You must submit your application within two years of completing the requirements necessary to obtain your Master’s degree.
This means that the date on your degree must be within two years of your OINP application submission date. For example,

This means that the date on your degree must be within two years of your OINP application submission date. For example, if your degree is dated June 1, 2017, you must apply to this stream before June 1, 2019.
If you don’t have your degree yet, use the date on the official letter from your university, which states when your degree will be granted.

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