The MPNP for Skilled Workers regularly issues Invitations to Apply to qualified candidates who are identified as part of one of Strategic Recruitment initiatives in Manitoba and overseas. Issuance of an Invitation to Apply is at the sole discretion of the MPNP and applicants cannot self-select for eligibility with this connection to Manitoba.
The MPNP regularly travels overseas on recruitment missions, often in partnership with Manitoba employers.
The MPNP accepts – only during set periods – expressions of interest to make an exploratory visit to Manitoba.
Eligibility criteria to participate in visits and missions are subject to change but generally includes:
are between the ages of 21 to 45
can satisfy the MPNP that you do not have a stronger connection to another province
can demonstrate the employability and adaptability required of all MPNP applicants
have completed at least a one-year, post-secondary education or training program for which you received a diploma, degree or certificate
have worked at least two years full-time in the past five years and can demonstrate your ability to find a job in Manitoba in that occupation (including plans to achieve licence/certification in the case of regulated occupations)
have the genuine intention and ability to economically establish and settle in the Canadian province of Manitoba as a permanent resident demonstrated, in part, with a Settlement Plan
provide to the MPNP, at the time you apply to participate in the initiative, official results of an approved language test taken within the past two years showing you achieved scores equivalent to at least CLB 5 in each test category and overall.