On April 27, Manitoba recently conducted a new Expression of Interest (EOI) draw. This draw invited candidates who were waiting for a nomination in the pool. However, this latest Manitoba PNP draw only invited Skilled Worker Overseas candidates who had a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code. Here, we will discuss the details of the latest Manitoba draw and how it affects Skilled Workers Overseas candidates.
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
Before delving into the comprehensive details of the recent draw, let’s understand what the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program is. The MPNP program permits the province to shortlist applicants with the specific skills and qualifications to settle in the province as permanent residents. The program is designed to fulfill the labor market requirements and targets to bring in skilled workers who can contribute to the economy.
Highlights of MPNP
The latest draw was held on April 27, 2023, and was targeted toward Skilled Worker Overseas candidates. Here are the highlights of the draw:
- Targeted PNP Stream: Skilled Worker Overseas
The draw targeted Skilled Worker Overseas candidates with the necessary skills and qualifications to settle in Manitoba as permanent residents.
- Number of Letters of Advice to Apply Issued: 558
A total of 558 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were issued in the draw. LAAs are issued to candidates who have been selected by the province to apply for a nomination.
- Ranking Score of Lowest-Ranked Candidate Invited: 616
The lowest-ranked candidate who received an LAA in the draw had a ranking score of 616. The ranking score is calculated based on factors such as age, education, language proficiency, work experience, and adaptability.
In this draw, only Skilled Worker Overseas candidates who had a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code were invited. No Skilled Workers in Manitoba and International Education Stream candidates were issued LAAs in the recent draw.
60 Days to Submit the Complete Application
Applicants who received an LAA, have 60 days to submit their complete application, along with the supporting documents. It is important to submit the complete application within the given timeline to avoid any delays in the processing.
What Does It Mean For Skilled Worker Overseas Candidates?
The latest Manitoba draw means that Skilled Worker Overseas applicants with a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code have a higher chance of receiving a nomination from the province. It is important for candidates to ensure that their profile and validation code are updated to be considered for future draws.
The recent draw targeted Skilled Worker Overseas candidates and only invited those with a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code. The draw issued 558 LAAs to candidates, with a ranking score of the lowest-ranked candidate invited being 616. It is important for candidates to submit their complete application within 60 days of receiving an LAA to avoid any delays in processing.