Manitoba PNP

Immigration Provincial Nominee Program
Introduction:

MPNP consists of two main streams: Skilled Worker Immigration Stream and Manitoba Business Investor Stream. Skilled Worker Immigration Stream includes the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream and the Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream. The Skilled Worker Overseas Stream includes Manitoba Express Entry Pathway and Manitoba Human Capital Pathway. The Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream consist of two pathways: Manitoba Work Experience Pathway and Employer Direct Recruitment Pathway. Manitoba Business Investor Stream consists of two pathways: Manitoba Entrepreneur Pathway and Manitoba Farm Investor Pathway. International Education Stream includes Career Employment Pathway, Graduate Internship Pathway and Student Entrepreneur Pathway.

Manitoba Express Entry Pathway Criteria:
  1. Demonstrate acceptance into the Express Entry pool
  2. Minimum of six months of work experience in an in-demand occupation
  3. Minimum CLB 7 for NOC 0 or A or Minimum CLB 6 for NOC B
  4. Completed one post-secondary program of at least one year (Canadian equivalent); if licence or certificate required, the applicant must apply to the regulatory body to have your qualifications and skills assessed and/or pass an examination
  5. At least 18 years old
  6. Demonstrate the ability and intent to become economically established and reside in Manitoba and Have the confirmed support of a close friend or relative who has resided in Manitoba for at least one year or Hold a valid Invitation to Apply issued by the MPNP
  7. Demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period.
Human Capital Pathway Criteria:
  • At least six-month full-time employment experience. Zero points will be awarded for less than one year of work experience. A career plan is also required
  • Minimum CLB 7 for regulated occupations; CLB6 for compulsory trades; CLB5 for all other NOC 0, A, B jobs
  • Minimum one-year post-secondary education; if licence or certificate required, the applicant must apply to the regulatory body to have your qualifications and skills assessed and/or pass an examination
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability and intent to become economically established and reside in Manitoba and Confirmed support of a close relative who has resided in Manitoba for at least one year or Previous post-secondary education or work experience completed in Manitoba within the past five years or a valid MPNP invitation to apply
  • At least 18 years old. No points for applicant over 45
  • Demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period.
Manitoba Work Experience Pathway Criteria:
  1. TFW in-demand occupations at least 6 months employment experience or Out-of-province graduates in-demand occupations at least 6-month work experience related to their major or TFW not-in-demand occupations at least 12 months employment experience with an LMIA-supported or LMIA exempt work permit or Graduates of post-secondary institutions in Manitoba in occupations not on Manitoba’s in-demand jobs list who have worked a minimum of 12 months in the province
  2. Applicants must be residing and/or working in MB at the time of application;Applicants must have a long-term, full-time job offer that meets Manitoba’s employment and wage standards for the occupation; working conditions consistent with Canadian Citizens/ PR of Canada; not home-based, part-time, temporary, seasonal or commission-based position
  3. Minimum CLB 7 for Regulated Jobs; CLB 6 for Compulsory trades; CLB5 for all other NOC 0, A, B jobs; CLB4 for NOC C or D
  4. Demonstrate ability and intent to reside in Manitoba.
Employer Direct Recruitment Pathway Criteria:
  • Minimum of two years in the past five years of employment experience relevant to the occupation being recruited, or other relevant experience identified by the employer
  • Long-term, full-time job offer that meets Manitoba’s employment and wage standards for the occupation; Employer business has been operating over three years; working conditions consistent with Canadian Citizens/ PR of Canada; not home-based, part-time, temporary, seasonal or commission-based position
  • Minimum CLB 7 for Regulated Jobs; CLB 6 for Compulsory trades; CLB5 for all other NOC 0, A, B jobs; CLB4 for NOC C or D
  • Demonstrate ability and intent to reside in Manitoba.
  • Must have post-secondary education; if licence or certificate required, the applicant must apply to the regulatory body to have your qualifications and skills assessed and/or pass an examination; For NOC C or D occupations, the MPNP reserves the right to select individuals with no post-secondary education, providing they possess the required training for the job according to employer requirements and NOC description
  • Prospective employers must meet specific eligibility criteria as defined by the MPNP
Manitoba Entrepreneur Pathway Criteria:
  1. Must have a minimum of three years’ business ownership experience during the last five years
  2. Have a language test score higher than CLB 5
  3. Complete secondary school
  4. Invest at least $250000 in the capital area. Invest at least $150,000 in other areas.
  5. Create at least one job for Canadian citizen and permanent resident
  6. Must submit a business proposal and conduct exploratory visit no more than one year prior to submission of EOI
  7. Have a personal net worth higher than $500,000
Farm Investor Pathway Criteria:
  1. Minimum of three years farm ownership and operation experience
  2. Language proficiency should qualify the applicant to conduct an interview
  3. Invest at least $300,000 and submit a business plan
  4. Must conduct a Farm Business Research Visit
  5. You are required to live on the farm and actively participate in the management of the farm business on an ongoing basis from within Manitoba
  6. You must have skills and knowledge that will transfer directly to Manitoba’s current primary farm production industry
  7. Have a net worth higher than $500,000
Career Employment Pathway Criteria:
  1. Graduated in the past 3 years from a designated post-secondary institution ;minimum one-year post-secondary education
  2. Minimum CLB 7
  3. Have a full-time job offer with a minimum 1-year contract In-Demand Occupations; must be working full-time in Manitoba while application is assessed.
  4. The applicant must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period. Or a full-time indeterminate job offer in Manitoba
  5. Must be residing in Manitoba at the time of application
Graduate Internship Pathway Criteria
  1. Completed a master’s or doctoral degree program in Manitoba within the past 3 years
  2. Minimum CLB 7
  3. Completed a master’s or doctoral program in Manitoba with a completed Mitacs Elevate or Accelerate internship (including Accelerate Entrepreneur) with eligible industry and research enterprises in Manitoba
  4. The applicant must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period. Or a full-time indeterminate job offer in Manitoba
  5. Applicant must be residing in Manitoba at the time of application.
Student Entrepreneur Pathway Criteria
  1. Submit a business plan; as a senior manager, operates the business for at least 6 months; own at least 51% of the business
  2. Minimum CLB7
  3. Complete a full-time post-secondary program in Manitoba that is at least two (2) years in duration. (distance learning or compressed academic programs are not eligible)
  4. Age 21-35
  5. The applicant must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period.
  6. Deposit not required; no minimum net worth required
Morden Community Driven Immigration Initiative Criteria
  1. Be in one of the targeted occupations, including welders, carpenters, cooks and plumbers
  2. Have two (2) years of recent work experience over the past 5 years in the target occupation
  3. 21-45 years of age
  4. Have no other connection to other parts of Canada (i.e. through friends, relatives, or previous employment or education)
  5. Have completed a post-secondary education or training program of at least one-year duration, for which they received a diploma, certificate, or degree
  6. IELTS with a minimum score of five in each band for Welders, CLB 7 for all other target occupations
  7. Genuine intention to settle in Morden
  8. Settlement funds ($10,000 for the principal applicant and $2,000 for each dependent)

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