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Manitoba invites 419 for PR in December 17 MPNP draw

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In MPNP December 17 draw, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) issued Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to 419 skilled workers and international graduates through three immigration streams:

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba – 329 LAAs with a score of at least 375
  • International Education Stream – 50 LAAs with a score of at least 706
  • Skilled Workers Overseas – 40 LAAs, no EOI score requirement

The December 17 MPNP draw is the largest MPNP draw of 2020, bringing the total invitations to potential newcomers to 4,888 for the year. Of the 419 MPNP invites issued in this draw, 37 were issued to candidates who have valid profiles in the federal Express Entry system , job seeker validation code and verifiable experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list.

About MPNP Programs

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) seeks recent graduates, skilled workers, businesspeople and their families with the intention and ability to successfully settle and economically establish in Manitoba as Canadian permanent residents.

You may pre-qualify for a Canada immigration program.

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Anyone interested in applying to the MPNP must first submit an Expression of Interest (EOI). An Expression of Interest is not an application but an online profile. Your profile will be entered into a pool of all eligible candidates and be valid for one year. You will receive EOI Ranking Points based on the answers you provide. The MPNP issues LAA to the highest-scoring candidates in the pool to submit a full application to the MPNP on a regular basis. You must receive a LAA in order to be able to submit an application for PR nomination under the MPNP.

  • Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA) issuance
    • see each MPNP stream for the criteria for LAA issuance
  • MPNP application submission
    • see each MPNP stream for the procedure for applying to MPNP after receiving an LAA

All candidates must answer all EOI questions accurately and completely. If your situation changes, you must update your profile. If you provide false or misleading information in your EOI, it may be considered misrepresentation and you may be subject to a ban which would prevent you from submitting another EOI for two years. Create an EOI

Choose a MPNP Stream

Skilled Worker Stream

The MPNP for Skilled Workers is locally driven and based on the needs of Manitoba employers. MPNP selects internationally trained and experienced workers who have the skills needed in the local labour market, and nominate them to receive Canadian permanent resident visas to settle and work in Manitoba. There are two streams:

International Education Stream

The new International Education Stream (IES) for Manitoba graduates is dedicated to providing international students graduating in Manitoba and meeting the needs of industry faster pathways to nomination.

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There are three pathways:

Note: If you are an international student who graduated in another province of Canada, you will not be eligible under this stream but may be eligible under the renewed Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream.

Business Investor Stream

The renewed Business Investor Stream will replace the current PNP-B business immigration category. BIS allows Manitoba to recruit and nominate qualified business investors and entrepreneurs from around the world who have the intent and ability to start or purchase businesses in Manitoba. Applicants will no longer be required to submit a deposit of $100,000 to the Manitoba government.

There are two pathways:

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You may pre-qualify for a Canada immigration program.