Skilled Workers in Manitoba includes the following streams:
Applicants who are successful through any of these Manitoba streams will receive an official provincial nomination from Manitoba. This provincial nomination makes applicants eligible to apply for Canadian permanent resident status.
Throughout 2018 and 2019 the province of Manitoba is implementing extensive changes to their PNP. All details and a schedule of changes are included in the MPNP Renewal section of our website. All streams will be experiencing changes, with some streams closing and new streams opening.
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 stream of the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Category scheduled to begin accepting applications in 2019. This steam 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 stream of the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Category scheduled to begin accepting applications in 2019. This stream 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. Please note that this ranking system is subject to change throughout the MPNP Renewal of 2018 and 2019.
|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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