Province of Manitoba via its Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program (MPNP) invited total 170 immigrants who have applied for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency via the latest EOI draw held on May 9.
To start the immigration process under MPNP, candidates first have to submit their EOI profile to the program. Candidate’s EOI profiles are awarded points based on the factors like educational qualification, work experience, language proficiency, Manitoba connection, etc. Based on these points, the candidate’s profiles are ranked and are issued the invitation. Capable and skilled immigrants who are able to demonstrate economic integration and long term contribution to the Manitoba province are invited to apply for provincial nomination via these regularly held express draws.
15 of 170 invitations were issued to the candidates who are registered Federal Government’s Express Entry Program.
Express Entry is a point-based program that manages the profiles of the candidates who have applied under Canada’s three skilled immigration programs – Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC). On successfully landing the provincial nomination, express entry candidates are awarded 600 CRS points, which make sure that the candidate gets Invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for Canada PR visa to the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Majority of invitations issued in the latest Expression of Interest (EOI) draw – 101 invitations were issued to candidates who have applied under Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream. Lowest-ranked candidate invited under this stream had a score of 569 points in Manitoba’s point grid.
Out of the remaining – 52 invitations went to Skilled Worker Overseas registered candidates and 17 invitations went to International Education stream candidate. Lowest-ranked candidate under Skilled Worker Overseas had a score of 616.
International Education Stream is for international graduates from Manitoba post-secondary institutions who are able to meet one of three pathways.
Skilled Worker Overseas candidates are invited directly by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) via Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
Most Important Links for Express Entry