In this draw, a total of 1,140 Immigrants having an Express Entry profile into the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC’s) pool with a valid Express Entry ID and Job Seeker validation code, and meeting the Skilled Workers Overseas Category’s eligibility criteria received an Invitation or Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA).
Out of all the draws conducted in the past 2 years i.e. 2020, and 2021, this is the highest count of invitations, issued in a single draw conducted by Manitoba via the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).
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 OVERSEAS
• Invitations issued: 1140
• CRS Score: 557
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
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.