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Manitoba PNP Points Calculator – 2020

What is MPNP?

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) provides the permanent residency pathway to talented skilled workers, businesspeople, etc., interested in living in Manitoba province of Canada. MPNP simply the process to move to and settle in Manitoba.

Manitoba invites suitable immigrants to apply for provincial nomination and subsequently, nominate them for Canadian Permanent Residency to IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

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Key MPNP Streams

Find below the key streams of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP):

Skilled Worker Stream: This key stream of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) has designed keeping in mind the needs and requirements of Manitoba employers. Through this stream, the province selects the skilled, experienced and trained people from overseas, who possess the skills and experienced required in the labour market and subsequently, nominated them for Canadian PR to help them move to and settle in province of Manitoba. There are two sub-categories under this stream, i.e.

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba
  • Skilled Workers Overseas

Business Investor Stream 

Manitoba plans a new Business Investor Stream to replace the existing PNP-B business immigration category. The Business Investor Stream allows the province of Manitoba to hire and nominate qualified business investors and entrepreneurs from all over the world, who have the intent and capacity to setup or buy businesses in Manitoba within the first 2 years of their arrival in Canada. There are two key pathways:

  • The Entrepreneur Pathway
  • The Farm Investor Pathway

How to apply in MPNP?

The MPNP can be divided in to a three step process:

  • Submission of EOI (Expression of Interest)
  • The top scoring qualified candidates get an invitation to submit an MPNP application.
  • Following a thorough assessment, the MPNP nominates successful candidates to make a separate application to the Government of Canada for permanent resident visas for you and your family.

Eligibility requirements to apply MPNP

The key requirements to apply in MPNP are as follows:

  • An applicant need to be between the ages of 21 and 45;
  • He/she must be able to show the employability and adaptability needed of all MPNP applicants;
  • Applicant must have completed, at least, a one-year, post-secondary education or training program for which they received a diploma, degree or certificate;
  • He/she has at least 2 years of full-time work experience in the past five years;
  • Show their ability to find employment in Manitoba in the same occupation in which they have two years of experience;
    • This includes plans to achieve the appropriate licence or certification required in the case of regulated occupations.
  • Submit a Settlement Plan that demonstrates their genuine intention and ability to economically establish and settle in Manitoba as a permanent resident; and
  • Provide results of a recognized language test taken within the past 2 years showing they achieved scores equivalent to at least CLB 6 in each component as well as overall.

Manitoba PNP Points Calculator 2020

Once you submit the EOI, you automatically get a score based on key parameters of your profile, i.e. education, work experience, language ability, etc. The top-scoring applicants in the pool get an invitation regularly to submit the complete application to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). A points-based system is used to assess and select the applicants and decide their ranking in the pool of Expressions of Interest. The profile of an applicant is assed based on following factors:

  • your language ability
  • your education
  • your work experience
  • your adaptability and other factors

An applicant gets point based on all these factors, as all of them play a vital role in integration and settlement in Manitoba. To be eligible to apply to the MPNP, Skilled Workers Overseas who demonstrate a connection to Manitoba must score at least 60 points on the five factors on self-assessment Worksheet.

Factor 1: Language Proficiency Points
First language (English or French)
CLB 8 or higher / native speaker 20
CLB 7 18
CLB 6 16
CLB 5 14
CLB 4 * 12
CLB 3 or lower 0
Second language (English or French)
CLB 5 or higher 5
Factor 2: Age
18 4
19 6
20 8
21 to 45 10
46 8
47 6
48 4
49 2
50 or older 0
Factor 3: Work Experience (in the past five years)
Less than one year 0
One year 8
Two years 10
Three years 12
Four years or more 15
Factor 4: Education
Master’s 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 certification 14
No post-secondary education 0
Factor 5: Adaptability **
Close relative in Manitoba 20
Invitation to Apply received from MPNP as part of 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 year in Manitoba 10
Friend or distant relative living in Manitoba 10
Bonus: Intention to reside outside Winnipeg 5
Total 100

MPNP Documents Requirement 2020

Your eligibility as an applicant is adjudged based on the documents you submit with your MPNP Online application. You must validate all claims you made in your Expression of Interest (EOI) and all information you provided through the valid supporting documents, i.e.

  • Personal information documents, i.e. birth certificate, passport, marital status documents, etc.
  • Educational documents, i.e. certificate, degree or diploma and transcripts for each program completed by applicant and spouse
  • Valid test results from approved language test
  • Work experience related documents
  • Evidence for settlement funds
  • Settlement Plan

Manitoba PNP Processing Time 2020

Manitoba cannot promise processing times for any application as each application is evaluated on its own merits and each one needs follow-up with applicants and supporters to make certain the program integrity. To expedite processing of your application, make certain that you have uploaded legible, provable documents to prove all statements you make in MPNP Online.

Need assistance to Apply in the best PNP based on your profile?

If you seek advice assistance or support to apply in the best Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), based on your profile, you may contact certified Canada migration expert at Visas Avenue on its Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, you can fill the free assessment form to get a call back from the expert.


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