Ontario immigration has published detailed advice for Entrepreneur stream candidates in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic state of emergency.
Canada’s most populous province is still answering inquiries, processing applications and issuing invitations to apply through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), including the Entrepreneur stream.
Candidates having difficulty obtaining information and documents are advised to submit their applications and include an explanation as to why the information is missing.
“We will consider all relevant information when reviewing your application and may provide additional time to submit the required documentation,” an OINP statement said.
Entrepreneur Stream: COVID-19 Response
Candidates who have received an Invitation to Apply through the Entrepreneur Stream will have their 90-day submission deadline temporarily extended.
Candidates who have submitted a completed application and are facing challenges due to COVID-19 should contact Ontario will further details.
Ontario offers the following examples of challenges:
- Delays obtaining information that relates to the monitoring of an application.
- Candidate forced to temporarily close, suspend, or alter business operations.
- Candidates temporarily unable to fulfill hiring and employer requirements.
Ontario states: “The OINP will continue to address the specific concerns of applicants as they arise.”
No refusal of application or cancellation of nomination without notice
Ontario states: “No application will be denied and no approvals will be cancelled without notifying the applicant and employer. We will carefully review responses to these notices before making a final decision.”General Information: Contact us to receive more information about this article.
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