The Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream includes the following pathways:
Applicants who are successful through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream will receive an official provincial nomination from Manitoba. This provincial nomination makes applicants eligible to apply for Canadian permanent resident status.
Interested candidates should be aware that simply meeting the minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee success. All candidates will be ranked against one another using the MPNP Ranking System and only the most competitive candidates will be invited to submit applications.
Skilled Workers in Manitoba is a stream of the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Category which targets foreign nationals who already have work experience in Manitoba and are working in the province at the time of application. This stream is highly competitive, only selecting applicants with the most competitive profiles.
The Manitoba Experience Pathway is a pathway of the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream. This pathway targets foreign nationals who already have work experience in Manitoba and are working in the province at the time of application. This stream is highly competitive, only selecting applicants with the most competitive profiles.
The Employer Direct Recruitment Pathway is a pathway of the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream. This pathway is for candidates who attended an interview with the MPNP and an employer outside of Canada. Those candidates who successfully receive a job offer through one of these recruitment sessions will be invited to submit an application to the stream.
The following system is used to assign all MPNP candidates a score after the submission of their Expression of Interest (EOI). Those candidates with the highest scores will be invited to apply to the program.
|Language Proficiency||Ranking Points|
|First Official Language|
|CLB 8 or higher||25 per band|
|CLB 7||22 per band|
|CLB 6||20 per band|
|CLB 5||17 per band|
|CLB 4||12 per band|
|CLB 3 or lower||0|
|Second Official Language|
|CLB 5 or higher (overall)||25|
|21 to 45||75|
|50 or older||0|
|Work Experience||Ranking Points|
|less than one year||0|
|four years or more||75|
|Fully recognized by provincial licensing body||100|
|Master’s degree or Doctorate||125|
|Two post-secondary programs of at least two years each||115|
|One post-secondary program of three years or more||110|
|One post-secondary program of two years||100|
|One-year post-secondary program||70|
|No formal post-secondary education||0|
|Connection to Manitoba|
|Close relative in Manitoba||200|
|Previous authorized work experience in Manitoba (six months or more)||100|
|Completed post-secondary program in Manitoba (two years or more)||100|
|Completed post-secondary program in Manitoba (one year)||50|
|Close friend or distant relative in Manitoba||50|
|Ongoing employment in Manitoba for six months or more with long-term job offer from the same employer||500|
|Invitation to Apply under a Strategic Initiative||500|
|Immigration destination in Manitoba outside of Winnipeg||50|
|Risk Factor||Ranking Points|
|Close relative in another province and no close relative in Manitoba||0|
|Work experience in another province||-100|
|Studies in another province||-100|
|Previous immigration application to another province||0|
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