The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) selects their candidates for immigration to Canada based on the specific economic needs of the province. There are four main streams of MPNP.

The main streams are:

  1. Skilled Worker Overseas Stream
  2. Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream
  3. International Education Stream
  4. Business Investor Stream

Skilled Worker Overseas Stream

  • The Skilled Worker Overseas Stream (SWO) includes both Express Entry for Canada stream and a direct provincial stream.
  • The SWO stream is aimed at international skilled workers who have skills and are listed in Manitoba’s In-Demand Occupations.
  • Applicants and spouses with close family connections are given priority, plus the language proficiency, experience and training help to find jobs quickly.

Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream

  • The Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream (SWM) is mainly based on the specific needs of Manitoba employers.
  • In this program, employers select foreign-trained workers with the required skills and nominate them for Canada immigration and PR.
  • With two pathways to Manitoba immigration, this stream prioritizes candidates with a strong attachment to Manitoba.

International Education Stream

  • This program is dedicated to International graduates from colleges and universities of Manitoba.
  • Under International Education Stream program, the candidate can apply directly for an MPNP nomination and hence they do not require to work for six months in their field before applying for a Manitoba PNP nomination. This is a strict rule to be followed for Manitoba express entry.

Business Investor Stream

  • This stream is aimed at qualified International investors and entrepreneurs. Willing to start a business in the province.
  • Initially, a temporary work permit is issued to the candidates. They must have the ability and intent to start or purchase a business in Manitoba Canada within arrival of two years.
  • There are different pathways for entrepreneurs and for farm investors.
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