Manitoba has invited 6,789 immigration candidates in 2021 to apply for a provincial nomination. In the recent draw on August 12, 2021, Manitoba invited 275 immigration candidates for a provincial nomination.
These candidates can apply through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). This will, in turn, support their final application for Canadian permanent residence.
Results of the latest draw
|Type of Invitation||Number of invites||EOI score|
|Skilled Workers in Manitoba||238 invitations||454|
|Skilled Workers Overseas||6 invitations||719|
|International Education Stream||31 invitations||no EOI score|
|Express Entry||36 invitations (LAAs)||no EOI score|
What is Manitoba Immigration Programs?
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program manages Manitoba’s immigration programs and manages the immigration applications to the Canadian Federal Government. Canadian provinces do not hold the authority to issue permanent residency status but help the candidates through provincial nominations.
If the candidate wants to avail the nomination through Manitoba, then they need to register an Expression of Interest with the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. This allows receiving an LAA through either of the streams Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas.
Manitoba ranks the candidates out of 1,000 points based on their human capital factors and association with the province.
The two streams in Manitoba, namely, Skilled Workers Overseas Category and Skilled Workers in Manitoba, are designed to identify the desired candidates who meet their labor market needs.
Overseas applicants need to demonstrate their association with the province of Manitoba through
The candidate need not be in Manitoba during the time of application.
To receive an invitation under one of Manitoba’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives, the candidate needs to have a full-time job opportunity from any provincial employer. International graduates who completed their education in Manitoba can receive an invitation under the International Education Stream, if they can show their in-demand skills.
What is Express Entry?
Express Entry is a Canadian immigration system initiated on January 1, 2015, by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada). It aims to manage skilled worker applications under Federal Economic programs which include:
With the advent of the COVID-19 crisis in March 2020, Canada started focusing more on program-specific draws such as the Canadian Experience Class and Provincial Nominee Program. This has increased the number of individual draws compared to previous years.
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