You may be eligible for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) for Skilled Workers Overseas if you are a skilled worker with an established connection to Manitoba either through the support of family members or friends, through previous education or work experience, or through an Invitation to Apply received directly from the MPNP as part of a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
Manitoba recently announced that they will be renewing the MPNP over the course of 2018. The Skilled Workers Overseas Stream eligibility criteria will be changed.
There will be two new pathways to permanent residence under this stream: Human Capital Pathway, and Manitoba Express Entry Pathway.
These changes are expected to be implemented by November 2018.
Meeting the criteria listed below does not guarantee a nomination or permanent residence.
As a candidate, you must:
Individuals in the following circumstances are not eligible under the MPNP for Skilled Workers Overseas category:
A Manitoba Supporter must:
Your supporter cannot be and the MPNP will not accept a Settlement Plan Part 2 signed by:
Manitoba Experience means that in the past you lived in the province as a temporary foreign worker or as an international student.
The MPNP for Skilled Workers regularly issues Invitations to Apply to qualified candidates who are identified as part of one of their Strategic Recruitment initiatives in Manitoba and overseas. Issuance of an Invitation to Apply is at the sole discretion of the MPNP and applicants cannot self-select for eligibility with this connection to the province.
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