Manitoba Issued Invitations to Express Entry Candidates in its 11th April Draw

Express Entry candidates were invited by Manitoba in the draw held on the 11th of April. The candidates were invited to Manitoba under the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream and is expected to continue the trend of inviting candidates during the upcoming days.

The Skilled Workers Overseas Stream is one of the key components of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program is a program through which the province can nominate candidates from the Express Entry Pool who meet the skilled labour requirements of the province.

The draw held on the 11th of April issued 352 invitations to candidates belonging to two groups and who belong to the Canadian Federal Express Entry System. The Express Entry System is Canada’s major economic immigration system which is responsible for inviting candidates under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program and the Canadian Experience Class.

Candidates to be considered eligible for a provincial nomination from Manitoba should have first submitted an Expression of Interest Profile with the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. Expression of Interest profiles are evaluated based upon one’s age, education, work experience, language proficiency & more.,

Candidates invited during the 11th April draw were to have an Express Entry Profile (a valid one) and a job seeker validation code. Six months of work experience in one of Manitoba’s in-demand occupations were also considered mandatory.

Candidates belonging to the other group had to meet the below-mentioned criteria:

  • Should have had at least six months of recent work experience in Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list.
  • Should have a close relative who is residing in Manitoba or should have past work experience or education in Manitoba.
  • The applicant should have a minimum language proficiency in English or French of CLB/NCLC 5.

Taking candidates from the two groups, the lowest ranking candidates had a score for 561.

Strategic Recruitment Initiative: -

It should be noted that on the 11th April Draw, 51 invitations were also sent to candidates via one of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives and these comprised overseas recruitment missions which are generally conducted by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program in accordance with businesses in Manitoba. The lowest ranking candidate through this had a score of 695.

Manitoba seems to continue its efforts to take in skilled immigrants who could contribute to the growth of the province. If you are looking forward to immigrate to Manitoba, get in touch with our team of experts and check your eligibility to immigrate for free!

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