The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited skilled workers and international graduates through three immigration streams:
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba
- International Education Stream
- Skilled Workers Overseas
The invitations, also referred to as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs), were distributed as follows alongside their respective Expression of Interest (EOI) score requirement:
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba— 152 LAAs with a minimum score of at least 528
- Skilled Workers Overseas— 14 LAAs with a minimum score of at least 611
- International Education Stream— 25 LAAs, no EOI score requirement
This is Manitoba’s 100th draw since the program began in 2014,this draw took place on 8th October and brings the entire number of LAAs issued thus far this year up to 3671.
Express Entry Manitoba
Among the LAAs issued within the 8th October draw, 20 went to candidates with a legitimate profile within the federal Express Entry system.
Those who will be receiving a provincial nomination will be awarded an additional 600 CRS points and are effectively guaranteed an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
Manitoba’s EOI system
People who want to immigrate through Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) got to register an Expression of Interest with the MPNP to receive an LAA through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas streams.
Under Manitoba’s system, such candidates are ranked out of 1,000 points for human capital characteristics such as their English or French language skills, education, work experience, Manitoba connections, and other factors.
About Manitoba immigration streams
The Skilled Workers Overseas Category and Skilled Workers in Manitoba streams allow the province to nominate skilled workers who can support Manitoba’s labour market needs.People who are applying from overseas got to have a long-time connection to Manitoba. This can be demonstrated through close family ties or friends within the province, previous experience in Manitoba, or a invitation under one among the MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives.
Candidates do not need to be physically present in Manitoba at the time of the application to be eligible.Successful candidates within the Skilled Workers in Manitoba category must meet certain criteria, like having a full-time permanent job offer from an employer in Manitoba.
International students that graduated from an academic institution in Manitoba may receive an LAA under the International Education Stream if they have in-demand skills.