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What is Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program 2019 (MPNP)?

 

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) is a PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) of Manitoba province in Canada. It has been designed for the skilled and talented people from overseas countries, who wish to get permanent residency in Manitoba, Canada. The program selects those applicants who show the capability to integrate in the job market of the province and make a valuable contribution to the provincial economy and development at the end of the day.

It takes pride to be known as the first ever Provincial Nominee Program that helped several immigrants to come and settle in the region.

MPNP Rule changes 2019

The Manitoba Government has recently agreed on the proposal of renewing the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) to make it more competitive and attract more investors and skilled workforce in the province. Here are key rule changes implemented:

 

 

MPNP Rule Change Effective Date
In-Demand Occupations list used to prioritize Expressions of Interest (EOI) for inviting applications from the Skilled Worker Overseas stream Immediately
“PNP-B” replaced by new Business Investor Stream Immediately
New Skilled Worker Overseas Stream – Manitoba Express Entry Pathway criteria in effect Jan-18
Skilled Worker Overseas Stream – Manitoba Express Entry Pathway EOI draw Jan-18
Renewed Business Investor Stream (BIS) criteria in effect Q1 2018
New International Education Stream (IES) criteria in effect November 2018
Renewed Skilled Worker Overseas Stream criteria in effect November 2018
Renewed Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream criteria in effect November 2018

 

What is the Manitoba PNP Revised Application Streams?

Find below the four new revised application streams of MPNP:

  • Skilled Worker Overseas Stream (SWO)
  • Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream (SWM)
  • International Education Stream (IES)
  • Business Investor Stream (BIS)

All above streams provide an easier pathway for immigration to Manitoba to the applicants, while ensuring that the province meets its economy and labour market requirement.

Skilled Worker Overseas Stream (SWO)

This particular stream is for a foreign skilled worker having in-demand skills and training and a high capability to make strong labour market connections to related occupations once they land in Manitoba.It has two key subcategories, i.e.

  • Manitoba Express Entry Pathway

This pathway is for the applicants, who have shown high human capital with skills, training, and experience in any of the occupation listed in Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list along with a strong family connection to the province of Manitoba. An applicant of this stream needs to have a profile registered in express entry.

  • Human Capital Pathway

This pathway is for foreign skilled workers having skills and training in any of the occupation listed in Manitoba’s in-demand occupations list, and who have shown the capability to form strong labour market connections after landing in the province.

International Education Stream (IES)

This particular stream is designed to help foreign students to get graduated in Manitoba and fulfill the requirements of industry to ensure a quicker pathway to the nomination. The good thing is that the IES applicants will no longer be needed to work for 6 months before submitting application to the MPNP.

Business Investor Stream (BIS)

The BISis replacing the PNP-B business immigration category. It allows Manitoba to hire and nominate qualified business investors and entrepreneurs from all across the planet, i.e. the ones, who have the desire and capability to begin or buy a business in the province of Manitoba within the first 24 months of landing in Canada. The good news is that the applicants will no longer be required to submit a deposit of $100,000 to the provincial government. The stream has two pathways, i.e.

  • The Entrepreneur Pathway - For the ones looking to open a business in the province
  • The Farm Investor PathwayIt's the individuals willing to launch and run a farm operation in rural part of the province.
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