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Manitoba Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

Manitoba PNP Priority Assessment Stream
There are four streams under this category:
Manitoba Employer Direct Stream - Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they will settle permanently in Manitoba. They must have been working in Manitoba on a Temporary Work Permit for at least 6 months and have a permanent job offer from that employer. The employer:
  • as been unable to fill the position with a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • Is offering full time, permanent position; and
  • Offers compensation consistent with regional wages and existing collective bargaining agreements.
Manitoba International Student Stream - Applicants must:
  • Have graduated from a post-secondary program in Manitoba of at least one academic year in length;
  • Have successfully applied for a post-graduation open work permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada; and
  • Be currently working in Manitoba for at least six months and have received a full-time, permanent employment offer from their employer.
Manitoba Family Support Stream - Applicants must have an Affidavit of Support from a close relative living in Manitoba (a parent, child, sibling, cousin, niece/nephew, aunt/uncle, or grandparent), and must meet the following minimum criteria:
  • Be between the age of 21 and 49;
  • Have a minimum of a 1 year post-secondary education or training program and received a diploma, certificate or degree;
  • Have a minimum of two years work experience over the past five years; and
  • Have sufficient language skills to be employable upon arrival in Manitoba.
Manitoba PNP General Stream:
The MPNP General stream is for skilled workers who can be assessed enough points in each assessment factor and who can demonstrate their intention and ability to establish successfully and permanently in Manitoba. The assessment factors are explained below.
To be eligible to apply under the General stream you must provide one of the following:
  • Proof of a close family member in Manitoba;
  • Two Affidavits of Support from distant relatives or close friends in Manitoba;
  • Evidence of a completed education program in Manitoba (non-language training) or;
  • Proof of at least six months previous full-time work in Manitoba.
Manitoba PNP Immigration Program for Business:
To qualify as a Manitoba Business Nominee, you must have:
  • Have a minimum personal net worth of CDN $350,000;
  • Make a minimum equity investment in Manitoba of CDN $150,000;
  • Demonstrate at least 3 years of business experience or extensive experience in senior management of a successful company; and
  • Supply a CDN $75,000 deposit to the Government of Manitoba, guaranteeing the establishment or purchase of a business in Manitoba within 2 years of obtaining a Permanent Resident Visa. The deposit is returned withouth interest once the proposed business and investment in Manitoba have been undertaken and the nominee is living in Manitoba.
The applicant must also be prepared to:
  • Conduct an Exploratory Visit to Manitoba to be able to provide documented assessment of business opportunities in Manitoba and general knowledge of the province.
  • Reside in Manitoba along with their dependent family members
Manitoba Young Farmer Nominee Program
This category is designed for experienced young farmers (principal applicants must be under 40 years of age) who wish to enter into farming ventures in Manitoba. To qualify under the program, applicants must:
  • Have a minimum personal net worth of CDN$150,000 (after relocating to Manitoba)
  • Make a minimum amount of equity investment of CDN$150,000 in Manitoba
  • Principal applicant must be under 40 years of age.
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of farm ownership experience, or three (3) years farm management background.
  • Principal applicant (and/or spouse) has marketable skills that would supplement farm income.
  • Have conducted a visit to Manitoba for a minimum of seven (7) days to investigate farming opportunities and Manitoba's quality of life prior to applying.
  • Able to demonstrate that the combination of farm income and off-farm supplementary income will provide a family after tax income, in excess of $35,00.00 per year.
Manitoba PNP Strategic Recruitment Initiatives
Strategic Recruitment Initiatives are undertaken at the discretion of the MPNP in accordance with program needs and available resources. This category considers applicants who:
  • Have received a letter of invitation to apply from the MPNP as part of an MPNP targeted promotional initiative;
  • Are an adult dependent of an approved Provincial Nominee who does not meet the criteria to be included on the nominee's application; or
  • Have the support of an ethno cultural community organization in Manitoba that will help candidates arrange an exploratory visit that has been pre-approved by the MPNP.
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