Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program - 2021

Manitoba Issued 272 LAAs in the First PNP Draw of 2021

Published on : January 15, 2021


Key Highlights:

  • First MPNP Draw in 2021
  • Three MPNP Streams
  • Results of the Draw
  • Express Entry Manitoba
  • Manitoba’s Immigration Streams
  • Department in the Offing

Manitoba invites 272 in the first PNP draw of the year 2021. These include both skilled workers and international student graduates within the province and abroad.

The first Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) draw of the year was held on 14 January 2021.

Three MPNP Streams

The chosen candidates were from the following three MPNP immigration streams.

  • Skilled Workers Overseas
  • International Education Stream
  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba

Results of the Draw

Invitations known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were issued to eligible applicants with the minimum Expression of Interest (EOI) scores.

MPNP Draw of 14 January 2021


Letters of Advice to Apply

Minimum EOI Score

Skilled Workers Overseas

7 LAAs

722 Points

International Education Stream

29 LAAs

No Score Required

Skilled Workers in Manitoba

236 LAAs

461 Points


Express Entry Manitoba

Eighteen of the 272 LAAs issued went to Express Entry candidates. Their nomination will be refused if they do not have a job seeker validation code, verifiable experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-Demand Occupation List, and a valid Express Entry ID.

Express Entry candidates receiving a provincial nomination are automatically awarded 600 additional CRS points. It virtually guarantees them receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the next Express Entry draw.

Manitoba’s Immigration Streams

Both the Skilled Workers Overseas and Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream can be nominated if they can support the province's labour market needs.

However, foreign candidates will have to establish a connection with the province. It can be having friends, family ties, previous experience or an invitation to apply under MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

Candidates in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba are also required to meet specific requirements. They should be having a full-time permanent job offer from an employer within the province.

Department in the Offing

On 5 January 2021, Manitoba announced that it is setting up a new department of advanced education, skills and immigration as part of the province’s recovery plan.

Topics: Migrate, Canada




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