Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) reached yet another milestone by conducting its 100th nomination draw since the beginning of the program in 2014.
The latest PNP draw held October 8 resulted in 191 invitations for immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. With this, the overall tally of invitations issued by MPNP reached upto 3,671.
MPNP nomination foreign skilled workers and international graduates through its popular immigration streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba, International Education Stream, Skilled Workers Overseas, Express Entry-linked stream.
|Skilled Worker in Manitoba||must have a full-time permanent job offer from an employer in Manitoba|
|Skilled Workers Overseas||need to have an established connection to Manitoba, like close family ties in the province|
|International Graduates||International students that graduate from any institution in Manitoba may be nominated if they have in-demand skills|
People willing to be considered for a nomination by MPNP must be registered under its EOI system. Such candidates are ranked out of 1,000 points which is based on human capital factors like language (English/French skills), education, work experience, Manitoba connections.
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Draw Size and Required Provincial Score
The invitations to apply for provincial nomination is popularly known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs). These LAAs are given to eligible candidates provided they have qualified for Expression of Interest (EOI) score for each category.
In the case of the October 8 PNP draw, the following draw and required EOI score were noted:
|Category||LAAs issued||Required EOI score|
|Skilled Workers in Manitoba||152||528|
|Skilled Workers Overseas||14||611|
|International Education Stream||25||N/A|
Among the above LAAs issued, 20 LAAs went to suitable candidates in the Express Entry pool. An Express Entry pool is an expression of interest database for federal immigration and provincial nominee programs. Candidates registered in it do not require any job offer or work experience in Canada.
Upon receiving a provincial nomination, such candidates are guaranteed permanent residence in a subsequent Express Entry draw.
Such PNP draws offers an excellent alternative to Express Entry draws for skilled workers and business entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada. Book your appointment with our consultants and kickstart your plan for immigration to Canada.