Enormous number of skilled workers welcomed with MPNP draw 29

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) is becoming a great option for all international skilled workers for acquiring permanent residency in Canada. Under MPNP draw 29 occurred on March 30, 2017 in Manitoba, around 225 applicants who had earlier submitted their Expression of Interest for settling down in Manitoba were invited by the immigration authorities to further submit their application for the provincial nomination certificate under MPNP. After acquiring the Manitoba provincial nomination certificate, an applicant becomes eligible to apply for permanent residency.

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) is a provincial nominee program of Canada which allows Manitoba to invite new skilled workers who wishes to settle down in Manitoba with their families.

Under MPNP DRAW 29 on March 30, 2017, 201 applicants were issued a Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA) under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba category.

The other 24 LAA were issued to the applicants under Skilled Workers Overseas category.

Eligible applicants will be ranked based upon the MANITOBA POINTS SYSTEM that gives up to 1,000 points to each applicant. In the March 30 draw, the point requirement was lower than the earlier draws.

MPNP EOI draw 29

Category Minimum score required to get LAA Number of invitations
Skilled Workers in Manitoba 657 201
Skilled Workers Overseas 698 24

 Skilled Worker in Manitoba

The program, Skilled Worker in Manitoba, is designed for International skilled workers and overseas graduates who are at present working in Manitoba and holds a permanent, full-time employment offer from their Manitoba employer.

Skilled Workers who are currently in Manitoba will not be assessed on the basis of any points-based system, to prove their eligibility.

Skilled Worker Overseas

The program, Skilled Worker overseas, is designed to select eligible candidates on the basis of a points-based assessment system, who may not be a resident of Canada. Applicants will be accepted for permanent residency visa in case they are having connections in the province – Manitoba Support (family or friends in Manitoba), academic or work experience in the province – Manitoba Experience, or Invitation certificate given under MPNP – Manitoba Invitation and also have secured 60 points on the basis of various factors (Factors includes: age, language ability, employment experience, academic qualification and adaptability).



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