The latest round of Expression of Interest (EOI) draw on January 31 sees the Manitoba’s provincial nomination program issues 456 invitations under its Skilled Worker Overseas, Skilled Worker in Manitoba and International Education Immigration streams.
Province of Manitoba via these three streams is able to nominate the skilled and capable immigrants for permanent residence visa in the province. For candidates to be able to apply under these streams they are required to create their profile in the federal government’s express entry program as well as in MPNP’s EOI system and show the Expression of Interest (EOI) via their express profile. Express entry is a program that manages the profiles of the candidates who have submitted their profile under the skilled economic programs – Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Candidates who are able to land the provincial nomination program are awarded with 600 CRS points, these many points are more than enough to get the Invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for permanent residence visa to the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
In order to be able to apply for MPNP via the EOI system, candidates have to provide with basic details like educational qualifications, work experience, language proficiency etc. Candidates who are successfully selected by the Manitoba immigration office have issued a Letter of Advice to Apply (LAAs) via the regular draws.
Under Skilled Worker stream, candidates who have applied via the express entry program have issued a total of 299 LAAs in the latest draw. The candidate that was issued the LAA with the lowest score had 572 points.
Express entry candidates have to fulfill the following requirements to get the LAAs:
For the other candidates who have received the LAAs under the Skilled Worker Overseas had the following:
Another 16 ITAs were issued to the candidates who have applied via MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives. Candidate with the lowest score of 705 also received the Invitation to Apply (ITAs). Strategic Recruitment Initiative includes overseas recruitment missions conducted by the Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program (MPNP).
Candidates with the score as lows as 575 under Skilled Worker in Manitoba have issued a total of 124 invitations. Under the skilled worker stream, candidates are eligible qualified temporary foreign workers and international graduates living in the province and have been offered a permanent job with an eligible employer of the Manitoba province.
Another 17 invitations were sent to International Education Stream candidates (IES). IES provides a pathway to international graduates of Manitoba post-secondary institutions with the skills required by the employers of the province. Under IES there are three pathways – Career Employment Pathway, Graduate Internship Pathway and Student Entrepreneur Pathway.
Reference taken from CIC news.
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