Manitoba – MPNP invites 191 candidates for PR

In its latest draw of October 8, 2020, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) issued Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to 191 skilled workers and international graduates through three immigration streams:

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba,
  • International Education Stream,
  • Skilled Workers Overseas.

Of the 191 MPNP invites issued in this draw, 20 were issued to candidates who have valid profiles in the federal Express Entry system and job seeker validation code.

The MPNP invites are broken down as follows:

Skilled Workers in Manitoba

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 152
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 528

International Education Stream

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 25

Skilled Workers Overseas Stream

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 14 who were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 611

About MPNP Programs

Choose your pathway

Skilled Worker Stream


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 permanent residents. Manitoba makes it easy to immigrate and settle in our province.


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

You may pre-qualify for a Canada immigration program.

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.


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:

Who cannot apply to the MPNP?

About Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs

Under the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), Canada’s provincial and territorial governments like Manitoba are able to nominate individuals to reside in the province/territory as permanent residents in order to meet their economic needs. 

Candidates who have created a profile in the federal Express Entry system AND have also applied for and received a nomination from a province’s PNP, are awarded an additional 600 points toward their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score at the federal level, on top of the points that they have in the federal Express Entry pool. The additional 600 CRS points virtually guarantee that the candidate will also receive an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence under the federal Express Entry system.

You may pre-qualify for a Canada immigration program.