Latest Ontario Express Entry Draw Favors French-speaking Skilled Workers - October 10, 2018

Ontario immigration remains to focus on Francophones with its recent draw below the Express Entry linked French Speaking Skilled Worker stream.

The October 4 draw viewed 48 NOI’s announced to applicants with profiles in the pool of federal Express Entry. Applicants were needed to have presented their profiles within Jan 1 and Oct 4, 2018.

Ontario immigration has presently announced NOI's to 1,244 applicants below the FSSW stream in the year 2018.

There is no least points condition for the stream. Applicants should have a minimum of CLB 7 in the French language and 6 in the English language to qualify.

Recent FSSW Stream Draws



Date NOIs Issued Express Entry profile submission date
04-Oct-18 48 Jan 1 to Oct 4 2018


Ontario Express Entry: French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream Requirements

To qualify candidates should have:

  • The pending appeal below the system of Federal Express Entry;
  • At least 1-year full time, or full-time similar work experience below NOC profession level 0, A or B;
  • Canada equivalent degree it may be Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D.;
  • The Least C.L.B level 7 in TEF exam (For the French Language); AND minimum C.L.B 6 in IELTS exam (For the English Language)
  • Plan to live in the Ontario Province.

The OINP started announcing information about particular draws at the commencement of 2018.

There have instantly been 34 draws of French Speaking Skilled Worker in 2018. Ontario has also accompanied many Skilled Trades, Human Capital Priorities, and Entrepreneur Stream draws in this year.

Total Number of NOI’s Issued in 2018



Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP) 3,534
French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream (FSSW) 1,244
Skilled Trades Stream (ST) 1,006
Entrepreneur Stream 116


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