Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program is a program for prospective immigrants with experience and skills that are required by the province. Upon fulfilling all the requirements a Manitoba Provincial Nomination Certificate is issued.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program has three streams through which foreign nationals can apply for the program.
This stream is designed for the needs of Manitoba employers and seeks internationally trained and qualified workers for the local job market. Skilled Worker Stream consists of two streams:
Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas Stream
The MPNP for Skilled Workers in Manitoba functions via nomination of applicants who have a strong connection to the province through ongoing Manitoba employment. The applicant needs to have sufficient skills, education and training, work experience and official language competence to be able to immediately contribute to the Manitoba economy and its community. There are 3 Steps to apply for Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream:
- Submit an expression of interest
- Qualified candidate with the highest score is invited to submit an MPNP application
- After a thorough assessment, the MPNP nominates successful candidates to make a separate application to the Government of Canada for permanent resident visas for them and their family.
As The Canada and Manitoba governments have reached agreement on the renewal of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). The MPNP renewal builds on our 10-point Economic Plan by improving Manitoba’s economic competitiveness, attracting new investment, fostering a skilled workforce, and encouraging new immigration.
Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream will have two pathways when the renewal of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) takes place:
Skilled Workers Overseas Stream is designed for qualified skilled candidates who are able to establish firm labour market connections soon after arriving to Manitoba. As Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program is being restructured, Skilled Workers Overseas Stream will include two pathways:
Manitoba Express Entry Pathway
Human Capital Pathway
Skilled and qualified international business investors and entrepreneurs are nominated by Manitoba province via this stream (BIS). The candidates should have a purpose and capacity of starting a business in Manitoba. Applicants will no longer need to submit a deposit of $100,000 to the Manitoba government.
Renewed International Education Stream (IES) is designed for Manitoba graduates. IES provides international students graduating in Manitoba and meeting the needs of industry three pathways:
For more information please visit Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program