Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream

The Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream is one of  immigration streams of the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Category contained within the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) worked by the territory of Manitoba. The Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream targets foreign nationals with skilled work experience who are dwelling in Manitoba  at the time of application.

Applicants who are effectively assigned through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream will be welcome to present an official application for Canadian permanent residence. This stream utilizes the MPNP Ranking System to rank intrigued competitors against each other. Only those candidates who have the most competitive profiles will be invited to submit an official application to the program.

This is one of the ways to Immigrate to Manitoba through MPNP


Program Requirements for The Skilled Workers in Manitoba

Express Entry Profile : No

Connection to Province : Work Experience
Job Offer :  Yes
Language Proficiency :None for NOC 0, A, or B  CLB 4 for NOC C or D
Level of Education : No minimum
Work Experience : 6 months or 1 year
Skill Level – NOC 0, A, B, C, or D
Investment Requirement : None

Eligibility for the Connection to Manitoba

To be qualified for the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, a candidate must already be in Manitoba working for an employer on a legitimate work license. The candidate must have been working for the employer for at least the 6 months prior to applying. If the candidate has recently graduated from a post-secondary program in another Canadian province and wants to apply to the MPNP for Skilled Workers they must have been  working for their Manitoba business for no less than a year.

Please note that work experience gained while engaged in full-time study will not count towards the requirements for this stream.

Job Provision

Additionally, the candidate must have a job offer from their current Manitoba employer for a full-time, permanent position to continue working with them.


Language Proficiency

If an applicant employment offer is for a position at National Occupational Classification (NOC) Skill Level 0, A, or B, then there is no minimum language proficiency requirement. If a candidate’s employment offer is for a position at NOC Skill Level C or D, then the candidate must have valid language test scores showing proficiency equivalent to the Canadian Language Benchmark(CLB) level 4 or higher.

Level of Education

There is no minimum education requirement for this stream. However, candidates who canexhibit completion of post-secondary education will be able to claim points through the MPNP Ranking System. As only those candidates with the highest ranking will be invited to apply to the program, candidates with post-secondary training will enjoy an upper hand over others in the pool.

Settlement Plan

All candidates for MPNP streams must submit a settlement plan outlining their plan for integrating into life in Manitoba.

Settlement Funds

All candidates for MPNP streams should be prepared to demonstrate they meet certain provincial settlement funds requirements. Manitoba requires candidates to show they have access to a minimum of $10,000 CAD plus an additional $2,000 CAD per spouse and accompanying dependant. This is the provincial requirement; when submitting a federal immigration application these requirements may vary.

Application Procedure

The Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream operates on an Expression of Interest (EOI) system. Candidates who meet the minimum stream requirements can register a profile using the MPNP Online portal. Once the profile has been submitted, candidates will be assigned a score and ranked against one another using the MPNP Ranking System. The highest ranking candidates will be issued a Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA) during one of the MPNP Draws.

After receiving an LAA, the candidate has 60 days to submit a complete application to MPNP. The application can be submitted online via the applicant’s MPNP Online account. If the application is approved, the applicant will be issued a provincial nomination for permanent residence from Manitoba. They will be mailed a nomination package indicating how to prepare and submit a federal application for permanent residence.

Provincial nominees have six months from the date of their nomination to submit an official application for permanent residence. They must prepare a paper-based application and submit it by mail to the appropriate application centre. Paper-based PNP applications for permanent residence are generally processed within 18 months.

APPLY for Skilled worker stream in Manitoba

You can start your application by starting from MPNP online account.

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