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New fee for MPNP- Skilled Worker Applications Applicable w.e.f. May 15, 2017

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 28, Apr 2017

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The new skilled worker application fees of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) will take effect from May 15, 2017 (9:00 a.m.).

The skilled worker applicants will now have to pay a non-refundable $500 fee for MPNP applications w.e.f. May 15. The online application system of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program will not be available a day before, i.e. on May 14, 2017 in view of technical changes need to be made in this regard.

The next draw for skilled worker applications will occur post May 15 only. However, there won’t be any charges for submitting Expression of Interest (EOI) in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). The fee will only be applicable to the applicants selected from Expression of Interest (EOI) pool of candidates.

Also Read- Express Entry Stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is opening soon

Benefits aligned with the fee change

Speaking about the crucial fee change, Ian Wishart -the Education and Training Minister of the province of Manitoba said that now the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program applicants can receive the benefits from enhanced service standards of this popular immigration program of Canada.

The other key objective of the fee change is to clear the pending backlog as per the immigration officials.

Steps towards new Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

This is one of the key steps of the government towards the new MPNP. The MPNP described several points to excel the whole program and procedure in their draft plan in the beginning of the year. The objective of the plan is to obtain more advantage from industry and education partnerships.

The PNP will be segregated into different divisions, which subsequently, will target new immigrants and will also hire them. The Government also released the blueprint in this regard earlier this year. It listed down the entities which are more likely to get advantage from reformation of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).

Key Objectives behind the new plan

The Progressive Conservatives has taken the charge as new provincial government of Manitoba almost a year back and since, then new immigration plan and changes have been their key objectives. Believing the Labour Market Projections of the province for next 6 years, the government is determined to take steps to create thousands of new jobs and provide new opportunities to the newcomers and residents in the province of Manitoba.

The government is also making efforts to persuade the federal government to increase its annual share of nominations.

Looking to apply in MPNP- Skilled worker Stream?

If you are looking to apply in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) skilled worker stream, you may coordinate with a genuine and accredited Canadian Visa and Immigration Consultancy Agency to receive the vital immigration process support and assistance. Manitoba is as it is a wonderful Canadian province to live, work or get settled permanently in view of its incredible infrastructure and multiple job opportunities.

If you have any query with regards to MPNP or Canada immigration programs or visa categories, you may send your queries and details to the qualified Canadian immigration expert at e-mail id-


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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