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426 PNP Candidates Invited to Apply for Manitoba Provincial Nominations

Manitoba invites candidates for provincial nominations
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Manitoba held a major provincial draw on October 07. The provincial nomination draw resulted in a total of 426 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to eligible candidates.

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All the invited immigration applicants are now one step closer to obtain permanent residency from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Here are the results from the latest draw:

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba – 350 invitations with a minimum EOI score of 446;
  • Skilled Workers Overseas – 21 invitations with a minimum EOI score of 729; and
  • International Education Stream – 55 invitations with no EOI score requirement.
  • Additionally, about 84 invitations went to Express Entry candidates.

Manitoba invited eligible immigrants to apply through one of the following three Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba, International Education Stream, and Skilled Workers Overseas.

The province also picked eligible candidates directly from the federal pool.

Manitoba has now issued 8,691 candidates in 2021 to apply for provincial nominations. With an annual target of about 401,000 new immigrants for the next three years, the time is now ripe to start your Canadian immigration process.

Labour Market in Manitoba & How to Immigrate

Manitoba is one of the western provinces of Canada that is booming with new economic activities. The demography of the province is ageing and the workforce is now more dependent on foreign skilled immigration due to a lack of native talents.

Manitoba is expected to see a rising demand for Civil Engineers (NOC 2131) in the coming years. The province is equally open for other skilled occupations and entry of foreign immigrants with families.

Although Canadian provinces do not have the authority to issue permanent residency status, they help immigration aspirants by issuing provincial nominations.

Interested applicants are required to register their Expression of Interest (EOI) with the province. Further, the registered profile is evaluated and ranked out of 1,000 points for their human capital factors such as age, education, work experience, language proficiency, as well as their connections to the province.

This will potentially qualify them for receiving LAAs through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas streams.

In order to be considered under the Skilled Workers Overseas stream, candidates must demonstrate their connections to Manitoba such as close family ties, previous experience in the province, or an invitation through one of Manitoba’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives. A full-time job offer from any employer situated in the province is mandatory.

International students who graduated from any institute in Manitoba can apply for provincial nomination under MPNP’s International Education Stream.

Express Entry is a direct entry program to obtain permanent residence without the need for provincial nominations. However, having a successful provincial nomination will guarantee an invitation to apply for Canada PR by virtue of 600 additional CRS points.

Take this free assessment online to determine your eligibility.

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