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The education requirements for nurses applying to the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities and French-Speaking Skilled Worker streams have been modified.


News release


The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has made changes to the educational requirements for nurses applying to the Human Capital Priorities (HCP) and the French-Speaking Skilled Worker (FSSW) streams that will make it easier for nurses to qualify for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).

Nurses are not required to demonstrate that they meet this education requirement if they meet both the following conditions:

  • they are registered by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) in the General, Extended, or Temporary class
  • their primary NOC falls under one of the following occupations:
    • NOC 31300 – Nursing coordinators and supervisors
    • NOC 31301 – Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
    • NOC 31302 – Nurse practitioners
    • NOC 32101 – Licensed practical nurses

We also encourage you to review the updated regulations on Ontario’s e-Laws website: