Manitoba International Education Stream (IES) – Career Employment Pathway 2023

This program provides faster nomination pathways for post-secondary students who graduate and find long-term employment in Manitoba in an in-demand occupation consistent with their training. If you qualify, you can apply immediately to MPNP after graduating and obtaining the job offer.

How to apply? Create a government of Manitoba account and submit an expression of interest. You will be ranked and placed in the qualified candidates’ pool for 12 months. The highest-scoring qualified candidates with a connection to Manitoba will be invited to submit a Manitoba PNP application. If your application was successful, you will be nominated and asked to submit a permanent residence visa application to IRCC’s Centralized Intake Office (CIO).

Provincial Point SystemEOI ranking is composed of 1000 overall points, which includes scores for language (max 125 points), age (max 75 points), work experience (max 175 points), education (max 125 points), adaptability (max 500 points), risk assessment (max negative 200 (-200)).
LanguageMinimum CLB/NCLC 7 (or equivalent)
Experience You must be working full-time in MB at the time your application is assessed.
Job OfferYou must have a full-time job offer from an eligible Manitoba employer, with a minimum 1-year contract on Manitoba’s published In-Demand Occupations list that is consistent with your completed program of studies in Manitoba.
EducationYou must have graduated in the past 3 years from a designated post-secondary institution in Manitoba (minimum one year, two semesters, full-time coursework).
Settlement FundsYou must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements from independent financial resources for six months. OR you must be employed in a full-time, long-term position in Manitoba.
OthersYou must be residing in Manitoba at the time of application. You must show the intent to continue to live in Manitoba after nomination, including the submission of a Career Employment Plan demonstrating opportunities for a successful career track in Manitoba.

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