Manitoba Issues 217 Invitations to Candidates with Expression of Interest Profiles
Manitoba issues 217 invitations to candidates with Expression of Interest profiles in the recent draw with the total of 1075 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) have been sent out since the start of 2020
In the latest draw Manitoba Expression of Interest (EOI), a total of 217 invitations for a provincial nomination went to immigration candidates wishing to settle in Canada’s central province. Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) held its 84th EOI draw on 27th Feb 2020. The province’s invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) went to candidates of the following immigration 3 streams i.e.
Out of the 217 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) issued in this draw, 20 went to candidates whose profiles there in the Express Entry system.
The Express Entry is an application management system for 3 of Canada’s economic class immigration programs i.e.
The Candidates who are eligible for an Express Entry-managed program are then given a Comprehensive Ranking System score based on the following factors such as age, work experience, education, and official language proficiency and the highest-scoring candidates are invited to apply for permanent residence in regular Express Entry draws.
With a provincial nomination of Manitoba, an Express Entry candidate will receive an additional 600 points toward their overall Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score which is effectively guaranteeing them an Invitation to Apply. To be eligible for a provincial nomination from Manitoba, the Express Entry candidates must have eligible work experience in one of Manitoba’s in-demand occupations with the other necessary requirements and they must also submit a separate Expression of Interest (EOI) to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).
In order to get an invite for a provincial nomination from Manitoba through both the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and the Skilled Workers Overseas categories, the candidates first need to register an Expression of Interest (EOI) with the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). An Expression of Interest (EOI) is an online profile which is ranked out of a score of 1,000 points. These points are awarded on the basis of candidate’s education, work experience, connections to Manitoba and proficiency in English or French with the other factors.
A set number of the highest-scoring candidates will receive a Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) which allowing them to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence from Manitoba. In the latest draw, the candidates invited under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream had a score of 499 and the lowest-ranked candidate invited from the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream had a score of 707.
The Skilled Workers Overseas Category allows the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) to select and nominate skilled foreign workers who can help support Manitoba’s labor market. The Candidates must have an established connection to Manitoba such as close family, relatives or friends, previous education or work experience in the province, or an invitation through one of the MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives with the among other necessary requirements.
The candidate does not need to be in Manitoba at the time of application in order to be qualified. The 24 candidates invited through the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream were invited directly by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
The Candidates who invited through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Category must be working in Manitoba and have a full-time, permanent job offer from their employer with the other criteria.
Manitoba international student graduates with in-demand skills may be invited under the International Education Stream which includes 3 sub-categories i.e.
Graduate Internship Pathway, and