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Manitoba invited 118 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in its last draw of 2020 on December 30

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) conducted its last immigration draw of the year on December 30.

Total 118 invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent Residency were issued to skilled workers and international graduates through three immigration streams of MPNP: Skilled Workers in Manitoba, International Education Stream, and Skilled Workers Overseas.

Distributions of Invitations

Stream Total LAAs issued Minimum EOI Score
Skilled Workers in Manitoba 157 461
Skilled Workers Overseas 13 718
International Education Stream 18 No EOI score requirement

Out of the 118 LAAs issued in this draw, 13 went to Express Entry candidates

Invitations have been issued to candidates who are working in a regulated occupation. However, applications of those candidates who are not actually working in a regulated occupation, or who do not provide proof of having completed all licensing steps to be employed in Manitoba, might get refused by the MPNP.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) allows the province to nominate foreign workers and international graduates of its post-secondary institutions for Canadian permanent residence through three popular immigration pathways.

To apply under the Skilled Workers Overseas and Skilled Workers in Manitoba categories, applicants need to first file an Expression of Interest (EOI) with the MPNP.

These EOI profiles are scored on the Manitoba points’ grid out of a total score of 1,000. Candidates with the highest scores are invited to apply for provincial nomination for Canada permanent residence through regular draws conducted by the MPNP.

Express Entry candidates with a provincial nomination get additional 600 points toward their overall Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score, which effectively guarantees them an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in a subsequent Express Entry draw.

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