Manitoba draw brings 180 applicants one step closer to permanent residence

November 14, 2019BY Sanjay ( 0 ) Comment

Manitoba invited 180 skilled workers, international student graduates and express entry candidates to apply for provincial nomination for permanent residency in Canada in a new draw held on 7 November.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) periodically invites candidates from its skilled worker in Manitoba, skilled worker migrants and international education immigration routes, to apply for provincial enrollment for permanent residency in Canada.

Invitations through skilled labor in Manitoba and skilled labor expatriates are based on an Expression of Interest (EOI) score.

Individuals who are to be considered for immigration to Manitoba under one of these categories must first create an EOI profile, which is then entered into the pool of qualified candidates.

Invitation through skilled labor and skilled labor in Manitoba is based on Expatriate Interest (EOI) scores of migrants.

Individuals who are to be considered for immigration to Manitoba under one of these categories must first create an EOI profile, which is then entered into the pool of qualified candidates.

The 180 LAAs released on 7 November are as follows:

  • Skilled workers in Manitoba: 133
  • Skilled Workers Overseas: 24
  • International Education Stream: 23

Express entry candidates who were invited to this round and who receive a provincial nomination will receive an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points and effective to apply for Canadian permanent residency in the subsequent Federal Express entry draw Invitations are guaranteed.

To be considered for a provincial nomination from Manitoba, Express Entry candidates must have qualified work experience in one-in-demand businesses in Manitoba, among other requirements, and must submit a separate expression of interest to the MPNP.

Skilled Worker Overseas

The skilled labor migrant of the MPNP allows the MPNP to select and nominate approved foreign workers with the necessary skills in Manitoba’s labor market.

Among other criteria, candidates must have an established relationship with Manitoba such as a close family or friend, previous education or work experience in the province or an invitation through the MPNP’s strategic recruitment initiative. However, they do not need to be in Manitoba to qualify.

The minimum EOI score of the 24 skilled worker candidates invited on 7 November was 719.

Skilled Worker in Manitoba

Candidates invited through a skilled worker in the Manitoba category must work in Manitoba and be offered a full-time, permanent job from their employer, among other criteria.

On November 7, the lowest ranked candidate invited through a skilled worker in the Manitoba category had an EOI score of 560.

International Education Stream

Manitoba graduates with some demand skills may be invited under the International Education Stream.

This stream includes three sub-categories: Career Employment Pathway, Graduate Internship Pathway and Student Entrepreneur Pathway.

The MPNP has now issued 6,911 invitations to candidates through its skilled worker in Manitoba, skilled worker migrant and international education immigration routes so far this year.

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