The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) continues its commitment to attracting skilled workers and international graduates through its Expression of Interest (EOI) system. In the most recent draw conducted on August 24, Manitoba issued invitations to 623 candidates across its various streams.
In the latest MPNP draw held on August 24, a total of 623 Letters of Advice (LAAs) were issued to eligible candidates. These invitations were distributed among all three streams of the MPNP: Skilled Workers in Manitoba, International Education Stream, and Skilled Workers Overseas.
Invited candidates needed to meet minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores to be eligible for this round. The required CRS scores varied based on the specific stream they applied through:
This stream targeted candidates who are already employed in Manitoba, focusing on occupations with high labor demand. The draw issued a total of 256 LAAs to candidates in this stream, with the lowest-ranked candidate having a CRS score of 612.
The occupations falling under specific National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 major groups were considered for this selection:
Additionally, profiles not chosen in the occupation-specific selection were also considered. A total of 250 Letters of Advice to Apply were issued in this category, with the lowest-ranking candidate having a CRS score of 646.
This stream targeted candidates who met the eligibility requirements of the International Education Stream. A total of 63 LAAs were issued in this category.
Candidates who were directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative fell under this stream. A total of 54 LAAs were issued in this category, with the lowest-ranked candidate having a CRS score of 724.
Out of the 623 LAAs issued, 178 were given to candidates who declared a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code, adding an extra dimension to the draw.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) offers an excellent pathway for skilled workers, international graduates, and entrepreneurs to immigrate to the province of Manitoba, Canada. This program aims to address the specific labor market and economic needs of Manitoba by selecting individuals who have the skills and experience to contribute to the province’s growth. Here’s a comprehensive overview of the MPNP process.
The MPNP operates on an Expression of Interest system. Prospective immigrants interested in applying to the program must submit an online Expression of Interest profile. This profile highlights your qualifications, work experience, language proficiency, and other relevant details. The information you provide helps the MPNP assess your eligibility for different streams and categories.
Each submitted EOI profile is assigned a score based on factors like age, language proficiency, work experience, education, and adaptability factors. Profiles are then ranked within each stream. The highest-ranked candidates are issued Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) during regular draws.
If your EOI profile ranks high enough in a particular stream’s draw, you will receive an LAA. This letter invites you to apply for a provincial nomination. It’s important to note that receiving an LAA does not guarantee your nomination; it’s an invitation to submit a full application.
Once you receive an LAA, you can proceed to submit a complete application to the MPNP. This application includes detailed information about your personal history, education, work experience, language proficiency, and other relevant documents. Make sure your application is accurate and complete to enhance your chances of success.
The MPNP reviews your application to ensure it meets the eligibility criteria and provides accurate information. If your application is approved, you will receive a provincial nomination from Manitoba, which significantly boosts your chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residency from the federal government.
With a provincial nomination, you can apply for permanent residency through the federal government’s Express Entry system (if applicable). If you receive an ITA, you can then proceed with the permanent residency application process, including medical and security checks.
Once your permanent residency is approved, you can land in Manitoba. The province welcomes you as a permanent resident, and you can begin contributing to its vibrant communities and economy.
The MPNP offers several streams and categories tailored to different profiles: