Manitoba PNP Draw Issues 308 New Nominations For PR

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Last Updated On 9 February 2023, 10:17 PM EST (Toronto Time)

Today, Manitoba PNP draw (MPNP) sent 322 provincial nomination LAAs (Letters of Advice to Apply) under 3 different categories.

As typical, Skilled Workers In Manitoba (SWM) category received most of the LAAs, 221.

MPNP Expression of Interest (EOI) profiles having a score of 720 or above received the invitation.

The cut off score only decreased by 6 points as compared to the last MPNP draw on January 26, 2023,

60 letters of advice to apply (LAA) were also sent to the International Education Stream (IES).

As part of a strategic recruitment initiative, 23 LAAs were sent to candidates under skilled worker overseas category who had a score of 709 or higher.

Comparing this cut off to the last MPNP Draw on January 26, it only reduces by 4 points.

33 of the 308 LAAs sent in this draw went to applicants who declared a valid Express Entry profile (FSW, FST, or CEC profiles).

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Skilled Workers in Manitoba

This category offers permanent residency to individuals who demonstrate that a Manitoba company has offered them a long-term, full-time job.

This job offer needs to be after they have completed at least six months (continuous) full-time employment with that company as a temporary foreign worker or international student working graduate.

Self-employed individuals, business owners, owner-operators and individuals providing services as independent contractors are not eligible.

If you graduated from a post-secondary program in another Canadian province, must first have been working for a Manitoba employer for at least one year before applying.

International Education Stream:

  • The Graduate Internship Pathway which need a doctoral or master’s degree program from Manitoba in the last 3 years. But, job offer is not mandatory.
  • The Career Employment Pathway which needs to be graduated in the past 3 years from a DLI. But, 1-year full time job offer is required.
  • The International Student Entrepreneur Pilot which needs a full-time post-secondary program from Manitoba. It must be at least two years in duration. It requires the applicant to be 51% owner in a Manitoban business and actively working as a senior manager for last 6 months before applying.

Language proficiency of CLB 7 is required to apply.

Skilled Workers Overseas:

To apply under this category, candidates must demonstrate an established connection to Manitoba through:

  • the support of family members or friends
  • previous education or work experience in the province
  • an Invitation to Apply received directly from the MPNP as part of a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

Apart from this, you must score at least 60 points based on the five selection factors.

Click here to calculate your score.

Who cannot apply to the Manitoba PNP?


  • Refugee claimants, or individuals involved in a federal appeal or removal process
  • Live-in Caregivers currently living in Canada
  • Temporary foreign workers currently working and residing in a province other than Manitoba
  • Spouses of Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Individuals who have been refused by the MPNP within the last six months and who are not able to address the reason(s) for refusal

How to Apply for Manitoba PNP:

Manitoba PNP does not necessarily requires an Express Entry profile, but need an Expression of Interest to be submitted with Manitoba.

If you are eligible under one of the above mentioned programs, then click here to create an Expression of Interest with Manitoba.


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Kamal Deep Singh, RCIC (Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant) licensed by CICC (formerly known as ICCRC) with member number R708618. He brings extensive knowledge of immigration law and new changes to rapidly evolving IRCC.