The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) held the draw on March 12 and sent 222 invitations to the EOI candidates of three streams in the Skilled Worker in Manitoba, Skilled Worker Overseas and the International Education Stream.
The invitations, also called Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs), were distributed as follows:
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 191 (Minimum 496 Points)
- Skilled Workers Overseas: 13 (Minimum 672 Points)
- International Education Stream: 18
All these above categories aren’t aligned with Federal Express Entry system. Even if you are not eligible for Express Entry FSW and CRS points you can still apply and do not need an Express Entry profile in order to apply to the Skilled Workers in Manitoba category.
In order to be invited to apply for a provincial nomination from Manitoba through both the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas categories, candidates need to register an EOI with the MPNP.
An EOI is an online profile that is ranked out of a score of 1,000. Points are awarded for a candidate’s education, work experience, connections to Manitoba and proficiency in English or French, among other factors.
Skilled Workers Overseas:
The famous stream of Provincial Nomination Program which is Skilled Workers Overseas (SWO). Those International workers who have a family or friend connection in Manitoba can be able to obtain Canadian permanent residence through this stream.
International Education Stream:
The Manitoba International Education Stream is helping to International graduates who live in Manitoba and wish to remain in the province as permanent residents. Manitoba’s intention is to provide a faster route to Canadian permanent resident status for international graduates who have studied at any institution in Manitoba.
There are three pathways under the Manitoba International Education Stream.
- Career Employment Pathway
- Graduate Internship Pathway
- International Student Entrepreneur Pilot
Skilled Workers in Manitoba:
Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) is aimed at helping skilled temporary workers in the province immigrate to Manitoba, Canada as Canadian permanent residents.
Manitoba recognizes that foreign workers and international graduates in Manitoba are among the best-suited newcomers to make a permanent life in the province, to establish themselves quickly and successfully, and to make a positive contribution to Manitoba’s economy and community.