Provincial Nomination (PNP) | Manitoba

Manitoba Provincial Nomination

Canada’s Manitoba province settled on generations of rich agricultural production. This western Prairie state, which has Winnipeg as its capital, borders Saskatchewan to the west and Ontario to the east, and they combined makeup almost all of the country’s landscape. They extend for miles and miles through farms and fields until coming together at their borders.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program enables immigrants from all around the world to reside in Canada permanently. This innovative program is intended to attract skilled employees, those with labour shortages, and agricultural entrepreneurs by focusing on these fields where there has been a need for their workforce or services among locals.

Manitoba‘s Provincial Nomination Programs (M-PNP’s)

Below are the provincial nomination programs offered in Manitoba.

Skilled Worker
in Manitoba
Skilled Workers Overseas
Education Stream

General Eligibility Requirements

For candidates applying to this stream, the following criteria must be met:

How To Apply?

You must review the eligibility requirements for the various MPNP migration streams.

  • If you are eligible and suitable for any of them, you can apply for an EOI (Expression of Interest).
  • You will deposit funds together with other applicants.
  • Your biography will be evaluated on the basis of the MPNP point grid.
  • You will get EOI Points according to your rank.
  • If you receive the highest EOIs points, you will get an LAA (Letter of Advice to Apply).
  • After receiving the LAA, you have 60 days to apply for MPNP.
  • You must wait for the governmental appointment.
  • Send a permanent residency visa request to IRRC.
  • The request needs to be submitted within 180 days from the appointment date.
  • After getting a permanent residency status, You must notify the MPNP.

Experience And Education

You must mention that you have had full-time employment in the last 60 months. You must show a sealed employer recommendation report on association letterhead and a copy of the work permit that shows you worked in Manitoba.


You must send your degree, certificate, study permit, and relevant reports. Language proficiency is optional for this field.


The application fee is 500 CAD. You must pay 225 Canadian dollars for each dependent child.

Required Factors


Maximum Points

Language Proficiency








Work Experience


Minimum Pass Score


This program is a three-tiered immigration program that goal to bring skilled employees currently working or providing employment within the province during their application. Applicants must have already obtained experience from here and be living with the aim of permanent residency. If candidates are invited, it’s a rare opportunity; they can also interview with MPNP’s overseas recruitment team.
The pathways in the stream are

Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream
Employer Direct Recruitment Pathway
Manitoba Experience Pathway
Eligibility Criteria

Candidates with strong links to Manitoba through their employment history, occupations, education, and practice can create immediate and ongoing participation in the local economy and community.

Required Factors


Maximum Points

Language Proficiency








Highest Level of Education


Risk Assessment


Work Experience





The applicant must meet the following requirements to qualify for Manitoba’s skilled worker program.

  • Must have a continuously long-duration full-time job in a business in Manitoba and have completed a minimum of six consecutive months of full-time work with that institute as a temporary foreign worker or an international scholar who has graduated from a Manitoba school or university.
  • If you want to apply for this class, you must have a foreign bachelor’s degree from a post-secondary plan in one of the Canadian provinces.
  • They must have been managing their business in Manitoba for over 12 months.
  • The lowest achieved points must be more than 60, and the age must be between 21 and 45.
  • Must have necessary qualifications, practice or education, and any relevant license or degree for the post position.
  • They must show English or French language proficiency to perform the job’s information services.
  • Must have connections with Manitoba by a job.
  • Must aim to reside and work in Manitoba as a permanent resident.
  • Must provide documented proof of settlement funds. Although, the MPNP will evaluate your current income while calculating the required funds.


Applicants will not be eligible in the following cases

  • If an applicant currently lives and works as a temporary immigrant worker in another province, they are not eligible to apply.
  • If you are a refugee applicant and part of the appeals or removal process, you cannot apply.
  • Applicants have a valid migration certificate from various provincial or governmental immigration programs.

Cost Required

You must verify that you have enough arrangements funds, typically $10,000 for the principal applicant and an additional $2,000 for each dependent included in the application.

This program is a recent immigration stream designed for skilled employees who come and adjust rapidly in Manitoba. The three prioritized category options are in-demand professions that will help the province fulfil workforce requirements by offering experienced individuals. The streams are:

Manitoba Human Capital Pathway
Manitoba Skilled Workers Overseas Stream
Manitoba Express Entry Pathway

Language Abilities

There is no necessary minimum requirement for language proficiency if the candidate’s claimed profession falls under NOC experience levels 0, A, or B. But, it’s assumed that an applicant will need results from an authorized language test in either English or French to meet the minimum points requirements for the qualification for the program.  Assume a candidate’s selected profession is at NOC working level C or D. In this situation, the candidate must have verified language test results demonstrating language proficiency at or above CLB level 4.

Education Level

There are no such qualifications, degree, or certificate requirements for this program. But, individuals who can explain their completion of secondary education would receive better scores under the MPNP Ranking System.  The applicants with secondary education will prefer other candidates in the pool because only applicants with the highest standing will be invited to participate in the program.

Point Grid

To be eligible for this stream, candidates must verify that they have earned 60 points on Manitoba’s Points Assessment Grid. The MPNP Ranking System is used to compare or judge all candidates. Therefore simply meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee success.

Settlement Plans and Funds

All candidates for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program must provide a settlement strategy explaining their plans for setting up a life in Manitoba. All MPNP stream applicants should be prepared to explain that they meet the requirements of several provincial settlement funds. Candidates must demonstrate that they have access to at least $10,000 in Manitoba. A further $2,000 per person will be considered and examined. When submitting a government immigration form, this is the requirement.

This program is suitable for recent graduates who wish to make a difference in Canada. If candidates have any work experience or business management knowledge from Manitoba, whether finished after graduation or while studying at post-secondary institutions during their internship, they can apply.

Manitoba Career Employment Pathway
The Manitoba Student Entrepreneur Pathway
Manitoba Graduate Internship Pathway

Career Employment Pathway (MPNP)

You must fulfil the requirements listed below for this stream to be qualified and eligible:

  • The applicant must have a preferred Manitoba secondary organization degree or certificate from a full-time education program that lasted longer than a year. 
  • Score a level 7 in either English or French on the CLB.
  • Have a legal job in-demand profession with a 1-year settlement offer from a nominated employer.
  • The work proposal must be for an occupation included by NOC rules and regulations.
  • Skill level 0 refers to managerial tasks, skill level A refers to recognized jobs requiring a university qualification, or skill level B refers to experienced trades or technical tasks demanding assistant training or a college degree related to your study stream.
  • Aim to reside and work in Manitoba after the proposal.
  • Provide a career employment plan nomination for your professional track in Manitoba.
  • Have enough monetary funds to meet Manitoba’s six-month low-income or cutoff requirements.

You are unsuitable for this program if you have received certification from an organization outside Manitoba.

Furthermore, you can apply and be eligible for Manitoba’s Skilled Workers program if you currently work in the province and have a legal job offer

Graduate Internship Pathway (MPNP)

This immigration route is designed for foreign applicants having a Master’s or Medical degree from Manitoba’s preferred educational institutions.

Foreign Students must also be employed currently in an internship that shows confidently to the province. If you have working experience in expedited or enhanced training like Mitacs in Manitoba, you don’t need a legal job proposal to apply for this program.

To be eligible, you must meet the following additional requirements:

  • Complete a master’s or medical degree program from a Manitoba-preferred learning foundation in the last three years.
  • Obtain a minimum CLB score of level 7 in either English or French or both.
  • After the proposal, aim to keep serving and living in the province.
  • Present a Career Employment Plan nominating the possibilities to build your occupation in the province.
  • Have substantial financial resources to deal with low-income and cut-off situations for at least six months.

Career Employment Pathway (MPNP)

This immigration guidance stream provides 20 international students from Manitoba’s nominated educational institutions with the opportunity to start a business and obtain a temporary work permit. However, If Candidate meets the conditions of their Business Performance Agreement, the permanent citizens will obtain a provincial nomination.


Before implementing, you must suggest a business strategy and spend at least six months actively participating in the routine operations of the profession as a senior supervisor.


Also, you need to obtain a valid temporary business license and at least 50% of the business voting portions


You’ll also have to sign a Business Performance Agreement (BPA).


You required a secondary qualification or certificate from at least two years of study program from a Manitoba-nominated learning foundation.


You required a minimum CLB level 7 score on an approved English or French language test.


Age will be b/w 21 and 35


While employed, you must have either an open work license.


You must currently be employed in Manitoba after receiving your degree.


After receiving your appointment, you must explain your aim to stay in the province.


There is no minimum net worth requirement because you are not obligated to use establishment funds for investment. But, you must provide sufficient economic resources to fulfil the Low income & cutoff for at least six months.


Once your application has been accepted, you will be requested for the BPA before receiving a letter of support to get a temporary work permit.

Non Eligibility

You are unsuitable to be chosen for the MPNP if

  • You’re a foreign citizen applicant, have a pending governmental application or were given a dismissal order.
  • You’re a temporary foreign employee living outside of Manitoba.
  • In the past six months, the MPNP denied your request without providing written justification.
  • You have a valid immigration application with another provincial stream.