In the latest draw conducted by Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), 209 invitations to apply for provincial nomination were issued to immigration candidates. . In the draw held on June 7, candidates were chosen from the Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education streams of MPNP.
Out of the total 209 invitations issued, 121 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were issued to Skilled Workers in Manitoba candidates, with the minimum score required being 542. The number of LAAs issued to Skilled Worker Overseas candidates were 60 and their minimum required score was 701. International Education Stream candidates received 28 LAAs. The candidates who have received the LAAs can submit a complete application for provincial nomination with all the supporting documents within 60 days.
Manitoba is one of the most popular destinations for immigrants to Canada. Last year, the province issued a total of 5,207 nominations, which is a record. Under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream of the MPNP, temporary foreign workers and international student graduates currently working in Manitoba can apply for provincial nomination. The candidates must also have a permanent, full-time job offer from a Manitoba employer.
Under the Skilled Workers Overseas stream, Manitoba nominates eligible candidates living outside Canada and having an established connection to the province, in the form of previous education or work experience or close relatives or friends living in the province. An invitation under the Strategic Recruitment Initiatives of MPNP also makes them eligible for provincial nomination.
In order to be considered for provincial nomination from Manitoba, the candidates must first submit an Expression of Interest to the MPNP. Based on the information provided on basic eligibility factors in the Expression of Interest, each candidate is awarded a score and the highest scoring candidates are invited to apply for provincial nomination. The Express Entry candidates who receive provincial nomination from Manitoba will obtain 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score points that guarantee an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada in the subsequent Express Entry draw.
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