Manitoba has been organizing draws regularly throughout 2021 to invite eligible and skilled candidates into the province who will be able to contribute to the economy. On July 29, Manitoba held its latest draw to invite a total of 375 immigration candidates. This draw was held right after the province organized its biggest draw ever. Hence, it is clear that Manitoba is trying to increase the number of newcomers this year.
The candidates who received invitations will now be able to apply for a provincial nomination. Successful applicants will get their nominations via the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Candidates usually want to receive provincial nominations because they add 600 extra CRS points to their overall score and boost their chances of securing permanent residence in Canada.
Details of the draw
Candidates from the Skilled Workers in Manitoba category received a total of 285 invitations and their required Expression of Interest (EOI) score was 400. Skilled Workers Overseas candidates, on the other hand, received 47 invitations and the minimum EOI score they had to acquire was 708. International Education Stream candidates did not have to fulfill any score requirements and they received a total of 43 invitations. Express Entry candidates got 42 invitations or Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs).
If you are looking to get a nomination from the province of Manitoba, you have to register an Expression of Interest (EOI) with the province. Manitoba usually assigns ranks to candidates on the basis of certain human capital factors.