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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

British Columbia, Canada (near Vancouver)The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) allows people who have arranged employment, family members, community support, previous study or work experience in Manitoba, and business entrepreneurs who plan to establish a business in Manitoba to apply for Canadian immigration.

Skilled Workers:

Business:

Employer Direct

Skilled workers who have a pre-approved job offer by the MPNP or who have been working full-time in Manitoba on a work permit and have a full-time job offer can apply for MPNP. Applicants must have the training, work experience, language ability, licensing/accreditation (if applicable) required for the position.

International Student

International students who have graduated from a post-secondary educational institute in Manitoba and have a full-time job offer related to their field of study in Manitoba can apply for MPNP. They need to have applied for a post-graduation work permit, however, a job offer does not have to be pre-approved by the MPNP.

Family Support

Applicants who have a close relative (parent, child, sibling, grandparent, aunt/uncle, niece/nephew or first cousin) who can provide an Affidavit of Support form may qualify to apply for MPNP. Applicants need to be in between the age of 21 and 49, have completed a minimum of an 1-year post-secondary education/training with a diploma/certificate/degree, have a minimum of 2 years of work experience in a non-restricted occupation in the last 5 years (or be currently employed in Manitoba), have moderate proficiency in English or French, and have enough funds to settle in Manitoba. Their training and work experience need to be related to their applied occupation.

Community Support

Applicants who have a Letter of Support form a Community Support Agreement holder may qualify to apply for MPNP. Applicants need to be in between the age of 21 and 49, have completed a minimum of an 1-year post-secondary education/training with a diploma/certificate/degree, have a minimum of 2 years of work experience in a non-restricted occupation in the last 5 years (or be currently employed in Manitoba), have moderate proficiency in English or French, and have enough funds to settle in Manitoba. Their training and work experience need to be related to their applied occupation.

General Stream

Applicants who have a close relative (parent, child, sibling, grandparent, aunt/uncle, niece/nephew or first cousin), can provide two Affidavit of Support forms from close friends or distant relatives, have at least 6 months of full-time work experience, or have completed an educational program (not including language training programs) in Manitoba can apply for MPNP. The assessment is partly based on the points system set by MPNP. The points are based on your age, education, work experience, language ability, and adaptability and you must score at least 55 points to be considered for MPNP.

Business:

Entrepreneurs or senior business managers who have a plan to establish a business in Manitoba may qualify for MPNP. Manitoba's key sectors are manufacturing, food processing, information technology/communication, mining, fishing, farming, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and energy.

  • Net worth of at least $250,000(CAD)
  • Business investment of at least $150,000(CAD) in Manitoba
  • Business experience or senior management experience of a successful company
  • Visit to Manitoba to explore business opportunities and quality of life
  • Cash deposit of $75,000(CAD) to the Government of Manitoba guaranteeing the establishment or purchase of a business in Manitoba

*Business persons must intend to manage and operate a business in Manitoba. When business persons do not have a responsibility to manage or operate a business, that business will be deemed a passive investment scheme and not qualify for MPNP.

If you have arranged employment, family members, or community support in Manitoba or have a plan to establish your business in Manitoba, please fill out a Provincial Nominee Free Assessment.