Manitoba PNP



Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

If you are thinking about immigration to Winnipeg, Brandon or any other city in Manitoba, consider the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

Successful applicants will receive a Manitoba Provincial Nomination Certificate, which will speed-up the Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa application process.

Under the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), you may qualify under one of the following categories:

Manitoba PNP Priority Assessment Stream

There are four streams under this category:

Manitoba Employer Direct Stream - Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they will settle permanently in Manitoba.  They must either have a pre-approved job offer from a Manitoba employer, or have been working in Manitoba on a Temporary Work Permit for at least 6 months and have a permanent job offer from that employer.  The employer:

  1. Has been unable to fill the position with a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident;
  2. Is offering full time, permanent position; and
  3. Offers compensation consistent with regional wages and existing collective bargaining agreements.

Manitoba International Student Stream - Applicants must:

  1. Have graduated from a post-secondary program in Manitoba of at least one academic year in length;
  2. Have successfully applied for a post-graduation work permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada; and
    Be currently working in Manitoba and have received a full-time, permanent employment offer from their employer.

Manitoba Family Support Stream - Applicants must have an Affidavit of Support from a close relative living in Manitoba (a parent, child, sibling, cousin, niece/nephew, aunt/uncle, or grandparent), and must meet the following minimum criteria:

  1. Be between the age of 21 and 49;
  2. Have a minimum of a 1 year post-secondary education or training program and received a diploma, certificate or degree;
  3. Have a minimum of two years work experience over the past five years; and
  4. Have sufficient language skills to be employable upon arrival in Manitoba.

Manitoba PNP General Stream

If you do not qualify under the Priority Assessment stream, you may be eligible for the General Stream, which works on a points system. Points are awarded for age, education, work experience, language ability and adaptability. You also must provide one of the following:

  1. Proof of a close family member in Manitoba;
  2. Two Affidavits of Support from distant relatives or close friends in Manitoba;
  3. Evidence of a completed education program in Manitoba (non-language training) or;
  4. Proof of at least six months previous full-time work in Manitoba.

Manitoba PNPYoung Farmer Immigration Program for Business

To qualify as a Manitoba Business Nominee, you must have previously visited Manitoba, have the intent to establish a business in the province, and must:

  1. Have a minimum personal net worth of CDN $350,000;
  2. Have a minimum equity investment in Manitoba of CDN $150,000;
  3. Demonstrate business experience or extensive experience in senior management of a successful company; and
  4. Supply a CDN $75,000 cash deposit to the Government of Manitoba, guaranteeing the establishment or purchase of a business in Manitoba and returned once the proposed business and investment in Manitoba has been undertaken.

Manitoba Young Farmer Program for Business

This category is designed for experienced young farmers (principal applicants must be under 40 years of age) who wish to enter into farming ventures in Manitoba. Applicants must make an exploratory visit to Manitoba for at least 7 days prior to application.  To qualify under the program, applicants must:

  1. Have a minimum personal net worth of CDN$150,000;
  2. Make a minimum equity investment of CDN$150,000 in Manitoba; and
  3. Have a minimum of 3 years of farm ownership or farm management experience.

Manitoba PNP Strategic Recruitment Initiatives

Strategic Recruitment Initiatives are undertaken at the discretion of the MPNP in accordance with program needs and available resources.  This category considers applicants who:

  1. Have received a letter of invitation to apply from the MPNP as part of an MPNP targeted promotional initiative; or
  2. Are an adult dependent of an approved Provincial Nominee who does not meet the criteria to be included on the nominee's application.


Provincial Nomination Program Processing Times vary from one Canadian Immigration Visa office to another.

For more information on the Provincial Nomination Programs (PNP), see ourProvincial Nomination Program (PNP) FAQ

Manitoba PNP

Manitoba PNP started from 30th April 2015 new EXPRESSION OF INTEREST approach process if you intend to apply under MPNP now. Applicant has to meet eligibility criteria of any of one of the MPNP’s existing program streams – Skilled Worker Overseas Stream and Skilled Worker in Manitoba.

Step one will be to apply online to come in pool (Expression of Interest). Applicants will be ranked here. The highest ranking skilled workers will be invited to submit a full application to the MPNP during regular draws from the pool.

There are no limits to number of applications and no deadline to apply for Expression of Interest.MPNP 2015

 

Draws

Draw Date

Skilled Workers in Manitoba

Skilled Workers Overseas
 

No. of Letters

Ranking Score

No. of Letters

Ranking Score

1

20 May 2015

75

700

77

607

2

5 Jun 2015

126

675

202

588

3

25 Jun 2015

100

673

152

581

4

17 July 2015

111

670

105

578

5

13 Aug 2015

174

575

292

570

6

9 Sep 2015

125

550

361

562

7

25 Sep 2015

100

545

242

260

8

13 Oct 2015

100

506

272

558

9

3 Nov 2015

100

499

356

556

10

27 Nov 2015

125

698

477

553

11

17 Dec 2015

126

694

598

549

12

13 Jan 2016

150

692

390

548

13

10 Feb 2016 175 673  449 547

14

09 Mar 2016  175 657  452 545
   15 06 Apr 2016  299 467 472 543
   16 16 May 2016 150 722  206  569
   17 08 Jun 2016 200 665 411 550
   18 29 Jun  2016 173 593 378 547
   19 29 Jul 2016 155 593 454 545
   20 24 Aug 2016 176 592 538 543
   21 29 Sep 2016 258 435 40 who were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative  620
   22 28 Oct 2016 150 654 26 who were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative  712
23 29 Nov 2016 150 713 Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 29 who were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative  716
24 21 Dec 2016 0 N/A 115 who were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative 605