Manitoba province issued 209 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in a draw held June 7 for Canadian permanent residence. The invitations are known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were given to applicants under Skilled Worker in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education Streams.
Out of 209 invitations to apply, 121 LAAs were given under Skilled Workers in Manitoba having a minimum score of 542. The other 60 LAAs were issued directly under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative for Skilled Workers Overseas having a minimum score of 701 and the International Education stream gave 28 LAAs.The other 18 invitations were issued to the candidates who declared a valid Express Entry ID and job seeker validation code. Selected candidates who receive an LAA have 60 days to submit a complete application to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Manitoba is an increasingly popular destination for newcomers to Canada and last year issued a record of 5,207 nominations for Canadian permanent residence of which 65 percent went to applicants in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream and 33 percent went to Skilled Workers Overseas candidates.
The Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream is for applicants who are temporary foreign workers and international student graduates who are currently working in Manitoba and have been offered a permanent, full-time job with their Manitoba employer. The Skilled Workers Overseas stream allows eligible applicants living outside Canada having a valid connection to Manitoba are allowed for MPNP under Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
The International Education Stream offers three pathways to permanent residence for eligible international graduates of Manitoba post-secondary institutions.
Manitoba offers various immigration programs under MPNP that allows applicants to come and settle in the province on a permanent basis. Fill the Canada Immigration Assessment form to arrange a callback from one of the visa and immigration experts of Aptech Global.