Manitoba Issues 224 Invitations In Latest Expression of Interest Draw

Latest draw held September saw the province of Manitoba issues 224 invitations to candidates to file for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.

The province’s 73rd Expression of Interest (EOI) draws was concentrated on people who have a valid profile registered under one of the primary  Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)s: international Skilled Worker in Manitoba, Skilled Worker Overseas, and the International Education Class.

Manitoba province has now sent out 6,381 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) this year to candidates in these immigration routes.

Express Entry

Of the 224 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) granted on September 25, 15 went to applicants with a genuine profile in the federal Express Entry system.

The Express Entry system controls and manages the pool of applicants for three of Canada’s major economic immigration streams: the Federal Skilled trades Class, Federal Skilled workers Class, and Canadian Experience Class.

Candidates who are eligible for Express Entry are positioned based on a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score that examines human capital factors such as education, age, work experience, and language proficiency.

The highest-scoring persons are invited to apply for permanent residence of Canada through subsequent draws from the Express Entry pool.

Those who gets a provincial nomination are granted an extra 600 CRS points and are effectively assured an invitation to apply from Canada Immigration Authority.

To be selected for a provincial nomination from Manitoba, Express Entry applicants must have relevant work experience in one of Manitoba’s in-demand occupations, among other criteria, and lodge a separate expression of interest with the MPNP.

Skilled Worker in Manitoba

A sum total of 140 LAAs were allotted to candidates with an Expression of interest in Manitoba’s Skilled Worker in Manitoba stream, which provides a route to permanent residence for qualified temporary foreign workers in the province of Manitoba and international graduates of Manitoba post-secondary educational institutions.

In order to be deemed fit, candidates must be working in Manitoba and have a permanent (full time) job offer  from their employer, among other requirements.

Skilled worker Expression of interest are alotted a score out of 1,000 and the highest-ranked candidates are issued LAAs.

The lowest-ranked Skilled Worker in Manitoba candidate nominated in the September 25 draw got a score of 537.

Skilled Worker Overseas

Another fifty (59) Letter of Advice to Apply went to applicants in the Skilled Worker Overseas Class.

Candidates considered under this category were invited directly via a Strategic Recruitment strategy, which can include overseas recruitment missions organized by the MPNP, often in collaboration with Manitoba employers.

Candidates for this category are also ranked according to Manitoba’s Expression of interest scoring system.

Skilled Worker Overseas applicants required a score of 703 and above to qualify for an invitation in the September 25 EOI draw.

International Education Stream

Manitoba graduates with certain skills in the occupation in-demand list may be invited under the International Education category.

This category includes three sub-categories: Career Employment route, Graduate Internship route, and the Student Entrepreneur route.

The MPNP issued Twenty-five (25) invitations to International Education Stream candidates in previous week’s draw. No EOI minimum score was Assigned.