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How to earn points for Manitoba Nomination

Manitoba offers a pathway to residency for Skilled Workers outside Canada, such as Overseas Filipino Workers in the Middle East, Asia or Africa. Check how many points you can earn.

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How to earn points for Manitoba Nomination

Points Assessment for Potential Nominees to Manitoba

A Skilled Worker Overseas intending to be nominated for permanent residency by Manitoba must have a strong connection to Manitoba, and obtain a score at least 60 points based on five factors in order to be eligible.

How points are earned for each criteria.

The MPNP points system below is provided for self-assessment and information only. The MPNP will complete a full assessment of any application it receives and scores each candidate based on the information supporting documentation provided at that time, and according to the current criteria and information on eligibility, policy and procedure published on Manitoba’s PNP website.

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Factor 1: Language Proficiency

Language Points are calculated according to documented proof of training and ability in one or both of Canada’s official languages, English and French. If you are proficient in both, choose as your first language the one you are most comfortable using. You must submit valid official results of a recent MPNP-approved language test as proof of your language proficiency. To be considered valid, your test must have been taken no more than two years prior to the date you submit your MPNP Online application. CLB refers to Canadian Language Benchmark/Niveaux de competence linguistique canadiens (NCLC). For information on approved tests and how test scores relate to CLB levels, please use the tools provided in the Language Proficiency section of this website.

Applicants whose occupation is classified at National Occupational Classification C or D must, in order to be eligible to apply, have at least CLB 4 in English (or NCLC 4 in French).

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

POINTS AWARDED

FIRST LANGUAGE

 

CLB 8 or higher

20

CLB 7

18

CLB 6

16

CLB 5

14

CLB 4

12

CLB 3 or lower

 

SECOND LANGUAGE

 

CLB 5 or higher

5

MAXIMUM POINTS – FACTOR 1

25 (25% OF TOTAL)

Factor 2: Age

Age points are calculated according to the date your application is received by the MPNP.

AGE

POINTS AWARDED

18

4

19

6

20

8

21 to 45

10

46

8

47

6

48

4

49

2

50 or older

0

MAXIMUM POINTS – FACTOR 2

10 (10% OF TOTAL)

 

Factor 3: Work Experience

Work experience points are based on documented proof of full-time employment in the past five years. Only full-time jobs of six months (continuous) or longer are considered.

YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE

POINTS AWARDED

less than one year

0

one year

8

two years

10

three years

12

four years or more

15

MAXIMUM POINTS – FACTOR 3

15 (15% OF TOTAL)

 

Factor 4: Education

Education Points are based on documented proof of completed education and /or training programs at recognized education institutions. A completed program is one for which you have met all requirements and received a certificate, diploma or degree. The MPNP reserves the right to require a third-party assessment to demonstrate trades education and training are comparable to Canadian standards.

HIGHEST LEVEL OF EDUCATION

POINTS AWARDED

Master’s degree or Doctorate

25

Two post-secondary programs of at least two years each

23

One post-secondary program of two years or longer

20

One one-year post-secondary program

14

Trade certificate

14

No formal post-secondary education

0

MAXIMUM POINTS – FACTOR 4

25 (25% OF TOTAL)

 

Factor 5: Adaptability

Adaptability points are calculated according to documented proof of a strong connection to Manitoba and employability in your assessed occupation, demonstrating that you have the genuine intention and ability to successfully settle and economically establish in Manitoba as a permanent resident. A connection to Manitoba is required of all applicants. You can only receive points for one type of connection, even if multiple apply to you. In addition to Adaptability points, you may also score points for Regional Immigration for having a connection to, and planning to settle in, a region of Manitoba outside the city of Winnipeg.  Regional points are supplemental only and cannot be a substitute for another connection to the province.

CONNECTION TO MANITOBA

POINTS AWARDED

Close relative in Manitoba

20

Invitation to Apply received from the MPNP as part of a recruitment mission or exploratory visit

20

Previous work experience in Manitoba (at least six months)

12

Completed post-secondary program of two years or more in Manitoba

12

Completed post-secondary program of at least one academic year in Manitoba

10

Friend or distant relative living in Manitoba

10

Regional Immigration*

5

MAXIMUM POINTS – FACTOR 5

25 (25% OF TOTAL)

*All candidates indicating that they plan to settle outside of Winnipeg MUST at the time of application satisfactorily demonstrate that they have a convincing connection to a region outside of the capital city indicating a strong likelihood that they will make a long-term economic contribution to that region.

 

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Crispin Aranda

Crispin R. Aranda is an established International Visa Conselor and Immigrant Advocate. He is the president of IVC and is in several migration radio programs.

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