Calling all skilled workers and international graduates with dreams of living and working in Canada! The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) recently held a draw on May 23rd, 2024, issuing invitations to apply (ITAs) to 253 candidates across its three streams.

Did you receive an ITA? Check your online MPNP profile to find out! This news article dives into everything you need to know about the latest Manitoba PNP draw, including:

  1. How the MPNP EOI system works
  2. Streams targeted in the May 23rd draw
  3. Minimum CRS scores required for an ITA
  4. How to increase your chances of success in future draws

Manitoba Seeks Skilled Talent: Three Streams Targeted

The May 23rd draw focused on attracting skilled workers and international graduates through the following streams:

  1. Skilled Workers in Manitoba:
  2. This stream is open to individuals with work experience in high-demand occupations in Manitoba.

  3. International Education Stream:
  4. This stream is designed for graduates from accredited post-secondary institutions in Manitoba.

  5. Skilled Worker Overseas:
  6. This stream targets skilled workers overseas who have been directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

Breakdown of Invitations Issued

The following table details the number of ITAs issued in each stream, along with the minimum CRS score required:

Stream Number of ITAs Issued Minimum CRS Score
Skilled Workers in Manitoba (Close Relative in Manitoba Selection) 121 782
International Education Stream 93 Not Applicable
Skilled Worker Overseas 39 688

What is the MPNP EOI System?

The MPNP utilizes an Expression of Interest (EOI) system. Here's a simplified breakdown of the process:

  1. Create an EOI Profile:
  2. Candidates submit an online profile outlining their education, work experience, language skills, and other relevant details.

  3. Scoring System:
  4. Based on the information provided, each profile receives a score. Higher scores increase the chances of receiving an ITA.

  5. Draws:
  6. The MPNP conducts regular draws, inviting candidates with the highest scores to apply for a provincial nomination.

  7. Nomination:
  8. Successful applicants receive a nomination from Manitoba, significantly boosting their chances of obtaining permanent residency through the federal Express Entry system.

How to Get Invited in Future Draws

While the specific requirements can change, here are some general tips to enhance your chances of receiving an ITA in future Manitoba PNP draws:

  1. Boost Your CRS Score:
  2. A higher CRS score (Comprehensive Ranking System) strengthens your overall profile.

  3. Target In-Demand Occupations:
  4. Research Manitoba's In-demand Occupation List and tailor your profile to highlight skills relevant to those professions.

  5. Consider the International Education Stream:
  6. If you're a graduate of a Manitoba post-secondary institution, this stream offers a valuable pathway.

  7. Have a Close Relative in Manitoba?
  8. The Skilled Workers in Manitoba (Close Relative in Manitoba Selection) stream can be advantageous if you have a qualifying relative residing in the province.

Visa Solutions 4u: Your Manitoba PNP Partner

Navigating the complexities of the MPNP EOI system can be daunting. Visa Solutions4U can help! Our experienced immigration consultants can assess your eligibility, optimize your EOI profile, and guide you through the entire application process.

Contact Visa Solutions4u today to discuss your Manitoba PNP immigration options and take the first step toward building your future in beautiful Manitoba!