Manitoba truly lives up to its motto-“Glorious and Free”. This wonderful province of Canada is a home to more than 1.2 million people which is majorly around the capital city of Winnipeg. Being the 5th most populous province of Canada, it provides with an economy based largely on natural resources and agriculture, thus, being a major driver of Canada’s wealth.
Due to its location situated between the region of Ontario and Saskatchewan, the province can be surely considered as the gateway to the Western part of Canada.
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) is constructed for candidates who have the skills and experience required by the Province, and for which, an applicant, on selection by the provincial government, will be given a Manitoba Provincial Nomination Certificate, in order to make the remaining immigration process faster.
In order to immigrate to Manitoba through Express Entry or outside Express Entry program, there are three below mentioned ways:
The Skilled Worker Immigration Stream selects candidates using a specific online system known as ‘Expression of Interest or EOI’. Using this online portal of EOI, the applicants are asked to answer panels of questions. Candidates don’t need to provide any related documents and can directly submit their profile into the EOI pool. Once inside the EOI pool, the profile will be compared with other eligible profiles on the basis of the answers provided.
Under Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), profiles will be ranked on the basis of various factors and the highest-scoring candidate will be invited to apply for permanent residency visa.
Unlimited number of Candidates can submit an Expression of Interest and also there are no deadlines for the submission.
There are two ways for Immigration to Manitoba under The Skilled Worker Immigration Stream:
1) As a skilled worker in Manitoba
2) As an overseas skilled worker
The program, Skilled Worker in Manitoba, is designed for International skilled workers and overseas graduates who are at present working in Manitoba and holds a permanent, full-time employment offer from their Manitoba employer.
Skilled Workers who are currently in Manitoba will not be assessed on the basis of any points-based system, to prove their eligibility.
Get more information on Skilled Worker in Manitoba under Skilled Worker Immigration Stream, click here.
The program, Skilled Worker overseas, is designed to select eligible candidates on the basis of a points-based assessment system, who may not be a resident of Canada. Applicants will be accepted for permanent residency visa in case they are having connections in the province – Manitoba Support (family or friends in Manitoba), academic or work experience in the province – Manitoba Experience, or Invitation certificate given under MPNP – Manitoba Invitation and also have secured 60 points on the basis of various factors (Factors includes: age, language ability, employment experience, academic qualification and adaptability).
Get more information on Skilled Worker Overseas under Skilled Worker Immigration Stream, click here.
Business Investor program is designed for candidates who are seeking to make an investment in the province of Manitoba. This process functions on the basis of a specific online system known as ‘Expression of Interest or EOI’. This system will be used by the applicants for the submission of their intentions behind their application for the visa. The highest skilled profiles among all will be given an invitation to apply for immigration.
Get more information on Business Investor program, click here.
Morden Community Driven Immigration Initiative is a unique kind of scheme for Manitoba immigration. Morden, which is also a rural town is located in the southwest of Winnipeg and is in continuous search of new skilled immigrants for particular occupations. Immigration to Morden is organized under the MPNP.
Get more information on immigration to Morden, Manitoba under the MPNP, click here.
To learn more about other provincial nominee programs under Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), click here.