Manitoba invites candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Through this program, candidates with the right skills and work experience required by the province are selected by Manitoba to receive Letters of Advice to apply for nomination.
Manitoba held a provincial nominee draw on May 21, 2020, and has invited 99 candidates to get an opportunity of securing a provincial nomination. So far, more than 2000 candidates have been invited by the province of Manitoba this year.
Candidates are invited through three major immigration streams of MPNP – International Graduates Stream, Skilled Worker in Manitoba, and Skilled Worker Overseas.
No. of candidates invited: 9
Candidates who have profiles in the express entry pool are invited by the province of Manitoba to apply for a provincial nomination. Candidates can apply to express entry system through the three major economy class programs- Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Worker, and Federal Skilled Trades.
Candidates who get a provincial nomination from Manitoba will receive 600 additional points added to their CRS score.
No. of skilled workers invited: 72
Score of the lowest-ranked candidate: 485
Skilled Worker in Manitoba is one of the three streams of the Manitoba PNP that is established to provide permanent residence to foreign workers and international graduates.
This immigration stream is for those candidates who already have a full-time job offer in Manitoba. Through this stream, foreign workers with a decent skill set are invited by the province to apply for Manitoba provincial nomination.
To apply under this stream, a candidate should be working in Manitoba.
No. of skilled workers overseas invited: 15
Score of the lowest-ranking candidate: 613
Candidates were issued direct invitations through a Strategic Recruitment Initiative which is often organized in association with employers in Manitoba.
People who have a strong connection with Manitoba have a greater chance of receiving an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination through this stream. The connection can be in terms of education, previous work experience in Manitoba, or close family ties.
No. of Invitations issued: 12
International Education Stream (IES) provides a platform to graduates from the Manitoba province to apply for nomination.
A student can be eligible for International Education Stream by means of three ways: