Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)


Why Manitoba??

Manitoba is the province situated in the longitudinal center of Canada. Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba which the eighth- largest census metropolitan area in Canada. Manitoba climate is extremely continental. Manitoba ranks first for clearest skies year round, and for the sunniest province in the winter and spring and ranks second for clearest skies in the summer.

MPNP: Skilled Worker Overseas

The individual who are willing to go for the MPNP Skilled Worker overseas must demonstrate an established connection to Manitoba either through the support of family members or friends, through previous education or work experience in Manitoba or through an Invitation to Apply received directly from the MPNP as part of a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.


  • Family relationship sponsorship is accepted.
  • No Job offer Letter required.
  • High Standard of Living.
  • Individual with 49 age can also apply.


Eligibility criteria for the MPNP Program:

  • A score of at least 60 points out of 100 on the MPNP points assessment grid;
  • Can apply with IELTS 4 bands in each i.e. CLB 4.
  • Minimum Qualification needed is Post-secondary diploma in a specific trade that required at least 2 years of full-time study after secondary school.
  • Degrees and diplomas obtained outside Canada must be accompanied by an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) from a designated organization.
  • Minimum 1 year work experience in the last 10 years in National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, or B.
  • Have proof of Settlement funds and settlement plan.

Point Grid Calculation


Factor 1: Language ProficiencyPoints
First language (English or French)
CLB 8 or higher / native speaker20
CLB 718
CLB 616
CLB 514
CLB 412
CLB 3 or lower0
Second language (English or French)
CLB 5 or higher5
Factor 2: Age
21 to 4510
50 or older0
Factor 3: Work Experience (in the past five years)
Less than one year0
One year8
Two years10
Three years12
Four years or more15
Factor 4: Education
Master’s or Doctorate25
Two post-secondary programs of at least two years each23
One post-secondary program of two years or longer20
One one year post-secondary program14
Trade certification14
No post-secondary education0
Factor 5: Adaptability
Close relative in Manitoba20
Invitation to Apply received from MPNP as part of recruitment mission or exploratory visit20
Previous work experience in Manitoba (at least six months)12
Completed post-secondary program of two years or more in Manitoba12
Completed post-secondary program of at least one year in Manitoba10
Friend or distant relative living in Manitoba10
Bonus: Intention to reside outside Winnipeg( Regional immigration)5