Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

Manitoba state is located in the heart of Canada it has a rich cultural heritage and growing economy which provides immigration opportunities to individuals from all across the globe. Manitoba launched its own Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to invite candidates for Permanent Resident visa.

There are three important categories for moving to Manitoba:

  • Skilled Worker Immigration Stream
  • Business Immigration Stream
  • Modern Community Driven Immigration Initiative (through MPNP)

Apply for Manitoba through MPNP:

Entry of professionals and Skilled Worker for immigration in Manitoba in an easy manner is possible by MPNP. It helps to fill up the skill gaps occurring within the provincial economy and this is primary objective in BNPN. So, the priority is given to professionals whose occupations align with the National Occupations Classification (NOC) of the federal government. If your occupation falls within the prescribed NOC categories for the province of Manitoba, then your immigration application has a higher likelihood of being accepted and entertained by the MPNP authorities. General requirements to be eligible for MPNP application:

  • Minimum score 60 out of 100 in the MPNP assessment grid
  • Right documentation in support of residency in Manitoba

Rules and Requirements::

  • Age between 21 to 45 years.
  • At least diploma, degree or other certification in undergraduate.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in the past five years.
  • Provide settlement Plan to Manitoba immigration authorities.

Processing Time:

  • In most cases processing time is 4 months.
  • Average processing time between 12 to 15 months in verification by both state and the federal.
  • In some cases verification need up to 20 months.

IELTS Score:

The minimal language proficiency required by the province is a CLB6 across all categories of the IELTS exam and this requirement is lesser than Express Entry program, which demands a minimal score of CLB7 across all IELTS segments. Therefore, all those who face problem in EEP, apply through Manitoba.

Apply PR visa through the Express Entry Program:

If you are applying for Manitoba immigration through the MPNP so you can use the Express Entry System to immigrate. You will get advance chance through the Express Entry program if you already have a provincial immigration nomination via MPNP. Then you will be receiving an invitation to apply for a PR visa in Express Entry job pool and for this your profile will get 600 points.