Eva Olsen [Published 02 Jul, 2021 | 05:36 AM]
Manitoba PNP breaks the record by inviting 1,017 express entry candidates for a provincial nomination
With immigrations norms growing rigid day by day, it becomes impossible to think of immigrating this year. However, Manitoba proves them all wrong by inviting a record-breaking number of candidates from its Express Entry aligned immigration stream dated 28 June 2021.
A staggering 1,017 Express Entry candidates received their provincial nomination. All those who were invited by the province had a valid Express Entry ID and job seeker validation code.
To receive a nomination from Manitoba, the candidates in the overseas skilled worker's stream must have previously submitted their interest in the Manitoba provincial nomination program in the form of an EOI. Furthermore, to be eligible for a nomination in the present time candidates need to have the least score of 565 to qualify for a chance to receive the Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA) from Manitoba.
Conditions to be eligible for MPNP under the Express Entry (Skilled Workers Overseas stream)
Cutoff Points: 565
Letter of Advice to Apply issued: 1,017
The allocated points are charted based on Manitobaís EOI matrix which has an individual preference and is poles apart from the federal Express Entryís Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). On the contrary, there is no requirement for CRS points calculator for this draw.
With that being said, candidates who received the invite from Manitoba are automatically credited with 600 additional points to their initial CRS scores. This is not specific/subject to Manitoba only, any provincial or territorial nominations linked with the Canada Express Entry program yield the same reward. This is why provincial nominee programs have been a top-most priority for aspiring Canadian immigration applicants to receive an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence.
What is the Canada Express Entry program?
The Express Entry of Canada is the most desirable immigration pathway for foreign nationals from around the world. It is an online system that sorts the application of skilled workers who show genuine interest in migrating to Canada.
The interested applicants who create an online profile in the Express Entry System are subject to a point-based ranking system that pits each candidate against the other in the job pool. This ranking system is called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) whereby points are allocated by the government to assess and rank candidates based on their core-human factors such as age, language proficiency, education, professional work experience, adaptability, as well as other factors.
The federal government announces the cut-off every two weeks and candidates who score the highest are provided with an opportunity to apply for Canada PR.
Manitoba immigration programs
Manitoba encompasses a number of immigration pathways that are tailored to attract foreign talent to come and settle in the province. The provincial government of Manitoba manages the intake of applicants through MPNP with aligned support of applications to the federal government. As provinces donít have the liberty to issue PR to applicants but can assist in providing nominations to show the federal government that the province has vested interest in bringing the applicant to its province.
If youíre interested in the Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program and reap the most benefits out of it then you need to register an Expression of Interest with the province. This way you gain the attention of the provincial government to stand a chance to receive an LAA through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas streams.
In order to receive a nomination, the applying candidates need to demonstrate that they have close relations in the province through family ties, previous work experience in the province, or have received an invitation through one of Manitobaís Strategic Recruitment Initiatives. A full-time valid job offer is a mandate to be eligible for MPNP.
If youíre a foreign graduate who has completed your education from Manitoba, you can apply under the International Education Stream to receive a provincial invite if you exhibit to have an in-demand skill that would prove beneficial to the economy of Manitoba.
Stay tuned for more updates and information on Canada's immigration streams!
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