A total of 626 Invitations to Apply for the provincial nomination were issued by Manitoba during its first draw of 2019 held on the 17th of January. The candidates who received an Invitation to Apply will be receiving an additional 600 CRS score which would help them obtain a Canadian Permanent Residence.
The Canadian Provincial Nominee Program allows the participating Canadian provinces to nominate a set number of candidates to apply for provincial nomination every year. Manitoba, one of the participating Canadian Provinces issues invitations under its Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program.
Out of the total 626 Invitations to Apply, 394 of them were sent to candidates under the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream and the number sent to Express Entry Candidates who have an Expression of Interest Profile registered with Manitoba were not disclosed exactly.
It should be noted that the Express Entry pathway of Manitoba is linked to the Canadian Federal Express Entry System which is responsible for managing candidates under the country’s three most important immigration programs which are the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program & the Canadian Experience Class respectively.
The candidates who were issued an Invitation to Apply will gain 600 additional CRS scores which would guarantee their receiving of a Canadian Permanent Residence. Individuals willing to immigrate to Manitoba should first create an Expression of Interest Profile and the applicant will be evaluated and given a score based on factors like language proficiency, work experience, education & more.,
The candidates who were issued an invitation to apply during the 17th January draw were to have an Express Entry ID which is valid and work experience in of the province’s in-demand occupation for a minimum of at least six months.
LAAs were also issued to Skilled Workers Overseas Candidates who had previous years of work experience in Manitoba or a close relative in Manitoba. The lowest ranked candidate’s score was above 575. There were also 27 invitations issued to Skilled Workers Overseas Candidates via a Strategic Recruitment Initiative and the minimum scores for this was 729 respectively.
Manitobian Skilled Workers & International Education Stream
A total of 232 candidates were invited under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and International Education Streams and the candidates were having scores as low as 650. The split up of the issued 232 invitations were 200 for the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and 32 for the International Education Stream Candidates.
This particular stream is for candidates who are eligible & qualified temporary workers and for International graduates who work currently in Manitoba and have a permanent job offered with Manitoba employer.
Manitoba is serious about taking immigrants who could contribute to the positive growth of the economy which was quite evident in the first draw that Manitoba held. If you are interested to migrate to Manitoba, get in touch with our team of immigration experts and get your eligibility to migrate to Canada checked for free!