My family member is a resident of Manitoba. Can I apply for Manitoba PNP?
The answer is a big YES! Manitoba with its rich cultural history and serene natural beauty has become one of the popular choices for Canada PR among migrants. In case you already have a family member who is a resident of Manitoba you can definitely apply for Manitoba PNP. Manitoba Express entry and Manitoba Human Capital pathway are two ways for skilled workers overseas to apply for Canada PR.
Under which program can I apply for Manitoba PNP?
Under the MPNP or Manitoba PNP for skilled workers overseas program-human capital pathway you can apply for Canada PR and settle in Manitoba.
How can my family member who is a resident of Manitoba help me in Manitoba PNP?
Your family member who is your blood relative and is a resident of Manitoba can help you under the category of Manitoba Supporter to apply for Canada PR.
Who qualifies as my family member for Manitoba PNP?
To be considered a close relative your Manitoba Supporter must be related to you or your spouse:
- Sister or brother
- Niece or nephew (child of your sister or brother)
- Aunt or uncle (brother or sister of your mother/father)
- Your first cousin (child of your uncle or aunt)
- Mother or father
- Grandmother or Grandfather
What are the eligibility requirements of the family member for Manitoba PNP?
- Proof of resident in the province for at least one year. (Example a Manitoba Health card)
- If your family relations are a permanent resident or Canadian citizen. (Example PR card)
- Ability to support your settlement plan.
What are the eligibility requirements for the applicant for Manitoba PNP?
Under the skilled worker category for MPNP you will be required to score a minimum of 60 points on 100 on the assessment grid. Following are the categories of assessment:
- Language Test scores
If your occupation or skill level is NOC O, A or B you need CLB 5 which is IELTS R-4, W -5, L – 5, S -5.
For compulsory trades CLB 6 which is IELTS R-5, W -5.5, L – 5.5, S -5.5.
In case you job skills falls under regulated occupations you need CLB 7 which is IELTS R-6, W -6, L – 6, S -6.
For your CLB or IELTS bands you will receive 12 to 20 points.
If your age is between 21 to 45 you get maximum of 10 points.
- Work experience
A full time work experience of minimum 1 year can get you 8 points. If your work experience is more than 1 year you can get more points.
Your one year of post secondary education can fetch you 14 points. Higher the education more points you can get.
Your close family relation in Manitoba can get you 20 points.
So, in a nutshell if you have a close relation residing in Manitoba you can easily apply for Manitoba PNP. Before applying it is wise to get your profile assessed by an experienced immigration officer who can guide and provide solution for all your application requirement. West Highlander is seasoned Canada immigration consultants who have been active in the immigration services Canada PR for the last 15 years with excellent results.