Manitoba PNP Draw: 421 Immigration candidates invited

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  • November 8, 2021

Manitoba announced the details of its latest round of invitations held on November 1. A total of 421 candidates were invited to apply for provincial nomination to get PR through Provincial Nomination under Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program.

The draw issued the Letter of Advice to apply to the candidates of Skilled Worker in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education Stream. The results are as follows:

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba — 350 invitations with a minimum score of 460;
  • Skilled Workers Overseas — 38 invitations with a minimum score of 713; and
  • International Education Stream — 33 invitations with no score requirement.

Among these invitations, 75 went to candidates in the Express Entry system.

 

Manitoba immigration programs

The provincial government manages its immigration through the MPNP, which supports immigration applications to the federal government. Canadian provinces do not have the ability to give out permanent residency status, but they can help an application along by issuing provincial nominations.

To get the nomination, you need to register an Expression of Interest with the MPNP. This puts you in a position to receive an LAA through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas streams. Manitoba then ranks candidates out of 1,000 points for their human capital factors, as well as their connections to the province.

The Skilled Workers Overseas Category and Skilled Workers in Manitoba streams are designed to allow the province to identify candidates who meet its labour market needs.

Candidates overseas need to demonstrate connections to Manitoba through the likes of close family ties, previous experience in the province, or an invitation through one of Manitoba’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives. You do not need to be living in Manitoba at the time of your application to be eligible.

In order to receive an invitation under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba category, you need to have a full-time job offer from a provincial employer.

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