Toronto is the top destination for immigrants coming to Canada due to its multicultural and diverse community. Almost 47% of the city’s population is made up of immigrants.
Toronto is also known as the economic hub of Canada with the fastest-growing tech industry. Toronto is the capital city of Ontario and has an identity for being the most vibrant global city in Canada. It is a soaring metropolis covered with skyscrapers, overlooked by the CN tower. It also has a 400-acre High Park and other green spaces like Queen’s Park for nature lovers.
Thousands of immigrants choose to settle down in Toronto every year to be a part of its diverse community.
How Can You Immigrate to Toronto, Ontario?
The federal Express Entry system is the most popular way of immigration in Canada. The federal Express Entry system manages 3 federal economic immigration programs:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
- Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
- Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
Foreign nationals usually prefer the FSWP since the program does not require you to have Canadian work experience.
You need to have an active Express Entry profile to qualify. Your profile will be assessed based on the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The CRS ranks your profile based on your age, education level, language proficiency and work experience. The highest-ranking candidates are invited to apply for permanent residence.
Gaining permanent residence will allow you to live and work anywhere in Canada.
Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP):
The OINP helps the province nominate foreign nationals with the skills and experience required to fill the local labor market shortages.
The OINP offers 4 main immigration categories (1 with Express Entry) along with their many streams offered under the two programs: