The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 191 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canada PR in latest draw on March 24.
The invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were divided across three immigration streams of MPNP – Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education Stream.
Distribution of Invitations
|Stream||Invitations/LAAs Issued||Minimum EOI score|
|Skilled Workers in Manitoba||102||769|
|Skilled Workers Overseas||64||712|
|International Education Stream||25||No EOI score requirement|
Out of total invitations issued, 43 went to immigration candidates with profiles in the Federal Express Entry system.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
The MPNP offers recent graduates, foreign skilled workers, businesspeople and their families with the intention and ability to successfully settle and economically establish in Manitoba, a pathway to apply for Canadian permanent residence.
There are three major streams under the MPNP that offer foreign skilled workers a pathway to settle in Canada permanently – Skilled Workers Overseas Stream, Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, and International Education Stream.
Eligibility to apply under Skilled Workers Overseas: Express Entry Pathway
- Work experience: Minimum 6 months in an occupation on the In-Demand Occupations list
- The minimum official language proficiency depends on your assessed occupation skill level:
- Minimum CLB 7 for NOC 0 or A
- Minimum CLB 6 for NOC B
- Completed one post-secondary program of at least one year (Canadian equivalent)
- Age – 18 Years or older
- Have the confirmed support of a close friend or relative who has resided in Manitoba for at least one year OR Hold a valid Invitation to Apply issued by the MPNP.
Express Entry Candidates, who successfully receive a nomination from a PNP are awarded an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. This effectively increases their chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in subsequent Express Entry Draw.
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