Provincial Nomination of Manitoba

Pretext

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) offers immigration program for skilled workers and business people supporting mainly those who have established ties in the Manitoba province.

 

Read this blog for if you are seeking to get Manitoba Provincial Nomination as Skilled Worker as direct applicant. For those who wish to apply through Express Entry FSW route, please read post on Express Entry.

Eligibility

MPNP is open to skilled workers employed in Manitoba as well as to those working overseas. Skilled Workers in Manitoba includes temporary workers, international student graduates employed in Manitoba.
Skilled Workers Overseas are assessed on various factors such as family ties or friends in the province, funds availability, language ability (such as IELTS), education, qualification and age. These are categorized into six (6) main factors.

Ranking Grid

Assessment Factor
Ranking Points
Factor-1: Language Proficiency
                                                     First Official Language          
CLB8 or higher
25 per band
CLB 7
22 per band
CLB 6
20 per band
CLB 5
17 per band
CLB 4
12 per band
CLB 3 or lower
0 per band
Second Official Language
CLB 5 or higher (overall)
25
Total Score
125
Factor-2: AGE
18
20
19
30
20
40
21 to 45
75
46
40
47
30
48
20
49
10
50 or older
0
Total Score
75
Factor-3: Work Experience
Less than 1 year
0
1 years
40
2 years
50
3 years
60
4 years or more
75
Fully recognized by provincial body
100
Total Score
175
Factor-4: Education
Master’s Degree or Doctorate
125
Two post-secondary programs of at least 2 years each
115
One post-secondary program of three years or more
110
One post-secondary program of two years
100
One-year post-secondary program
70
Trade Certificate
70
No formal post-secondary education 0
0
Total Score
125
Factor-5: Adaptability
Connection
Close relative in Manitoba
200
Previous work experience in Manitoba (6 months or more)
100
Completed post-secondary program in Manitoba (2 years or more)
100
Completed post-secondary program in Manitoba (one year)
50
Close friend or distant relative in Manitoba
50
Demand
Ongoing employment in Manitoba with long term job offer from same employer
500
Invitation to apply under strategic initiative
500
Regional Development
Settlement outside Winnipeg
50
Total Score
500
Factor-6: Risk Assessment
Close relative in another province
-100
Work Experience in another province
-100
Studies in another province
-100
Previous immigration application to other province
-100
Total Score
-400
Grand Total
1000


Language score of IELTS, CELPIP and TEF are accepted and their equivalency to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) can be checked through following website links.

Conversion of TEF score to CLB


Expression of Interest

Application for MPNP works in similar way to Express Entry (EE) scheme. Applicants are supposed to create electronic profile and mention all details relevant to the application. Once profile is created, applicants are selected based on highest score in the pool.

Round of Invitations

Separate round of invitations are carried out for Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas. Last round of invitations took place in Sep 29th, 2016 where 258 invitations were sent to Skilled Workers in Manitoba having score more than 435.

On the other hand only 40 invitations were sent to Overseas skilled workers with score above 620.

Professions that should not apply for MPNP

Due to large number of applications and low demand in the region for overseas skilled workers, following professions should not consider applying for MPNP in this year

1. Nurses, Secondary and Elementary school teachers, Vocational and College Instructors, University Professors, General and Specialist Physicians.

Point to Note:- Provincial Nomination requires plan for settlement in specific province. Therefore, applicants need to demonstrate to immigration department that they have intention to settle in that province.

Good Luck to future applicants. If you wish to apply, click here.


See also Provincial Nomination Program of Canada



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9 thoughts on “Provincial Nomination of Manitoba

  1. Angel on

    It’s interesting that family ties and friends of the province will make a difference in a nomination. I guess the saying is true “It’s who you know, not what you know”.

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