In this draw, a total of 375 Skilled Immigrants received Letters of Advice to Apply/ Invitations for applying for Permanent Residence Visa in Manitoba. Out of 375, 42 Letters of Advice to Apply/ Invitations were issued to immigrants having an active Express Entry profile into the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) online portal.
Details of the draw, including the count of issued invitations and required Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score under each category, are as follows:
SKILLED WORKERS IN MANITOBA
• Invitations issued: 285
• CRS Score: 400
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION STREAM
• Invitations issued: 43
SKILLED WORKERS OVERSEAS
• Invitations issued: 47
• CRS Score: 708
Note: Immigrants were were invited directly by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
Who can support my application for Manitoba?
A Manitoba Supporter is a close relative or friend/distant relative of the applicant, who is a resident of Manitoba and is willing to support the applicant in settling and finding an employment in Manitoba. Manitoba Supporter must be:
• Currently living in Manitoba from the past one year (continuously).
• A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
• Able to present strong ties with Primary Applicant and to Manitoba.
• Able to support the Applicant’s Settlement Plan
Can I apply to the MPNP without having any connection in Manitoba?
Having a connection to Manitoba, in terms of a job offer, a relative, a friend or previous education or work experience in Manitoba, is considered to be an important part of the MPNP. One may apply to the Business Investor stream without any connections in Manitoba.
If one do not have any connection or strong tries with in Manitoba, and wish to migrate, then he may look for regional immigration initiatives run by:
• RNIP – Brandon
• RNIP – Altona
What is the eligibility criteria for Manitoba's Skilled Workers Overseas Stream?
All the applicants who are submitting their application through Skilled Worker Overseas Stream, need to demonstrate their strong ties in terms of
• Support of family members or friends
• Previous education or work experience in Manitoba
Additionally, candidate also need to score at least 60 points based on five factors in order to be eligible. These five factors are:
• Factor 1: Language Proficiency
• Factor 2: Age
• Factor 3: Work Experience
• Factor 4: Education
• Factor 5: Adaptability
Can I still apply to MPNP if I received a rejection by another province?
Yes you can. You will be required to inform the MPNP about the application made previously to another Provincial or Federal immigration program, and its result. You have to share the copies of the letter of refusal. Additionally, the application should also contain sufficient information that allows MPNP to evaluate why the factors for refusal in the other Provincial or Federal programs do not apply to the application to Manitoba.