A great start for hopeful Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program applicants – 626 invitations
17th January draw issued some invitations to candidates from the express entry stream which is linked to the federal Express Entry system, which handles three main federal economic immigration programs — the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and the Canadian Experience Class. Skilled Workers Overseas is an Express Entry-linked immigration module allowing Manitoba, one of the nine provinces to appoint appropriate Express Entry entrants for acquiring Canada PR. Once a candidate is issued with an ITA from Manitoba, the applicant is immediately awarded with 600 additional points towards their Express Entry ranking score which guarantees an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence candidate. All the express entry candidates who are interested to file their application under MPNP must register a separate EOI on factors based on education, age, experience, language etc. The score of the lowest-ranked Skilled Workers Overseas candidate in the two groups above was 575; however, the minimum score for candidates invited through a Strategic Recruitment Initiative was 729.
Let’s look at the general requirements of MPNP
• The minimum score of 60 out of 100 in the MPNP assessment grid
• Minimum age 21 years and maximum age 45 years.
• Have sufficient papers to demonstrate the mandatory adaptability section
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in relevant field.
The general documents required to file MPNP
- Government sponsored Identity Proof.
- Academic mark sheets and certificates
- Marriage Certificate
- Dependent Children Birth Certificate
Validpassport and travel relateddocument
- Evidence of language proficiency (English or French)
- Employment documents
- Proof of Funds needed to settle in Manitoba
- police and health clearance certificate
Manitoba PNP Processing Time 2018
Manitoba has one of the best and swiftest immigration applications processing time out of all 9 Canadian provinces. Most of the cases take the minimum of 4 months, however, the application needs to be verified at both the state and the federal level and for this entire process, the average processing time is between 12 to 15 months after meeting the cut off released by the state.
Manitoba IELTs Score Requirements 2018
The minimal language proficiency required by the province is a CLB6 (Check the Clb to Ielts Converter) across all categories of the IELTS exam i.e. in reading, writing, speaking and listening. This requirement is lesser than the Federal Skilled Worker Express Entry program.
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