Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
The MPNP is Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program. Through this program, prospective immigrants with skills and experience targeted by the province may receive a Manitoba Provincial Nomination Certificate, which speeds up the overall immigration process. There are three streams through which the province and potential candidates may immigrate to Manitoba:
There are two pathways to Manitoba as a skilled worker, both of which operate under the MPNP Expression of Interest System.
Skilled Worker in Manitoba
Skilled Worker Overseas
Business Stream (MPNP-B)
Individuals who wish to do business in Manitoba can do so through this stream. This process operates on an 'Expression of Interest' system, whereby prospective applicants submit their intention to apply to the program, and the most qualified are invited to apply for immigration.
Farm Strategic Recruitment Initiative
The Farm Strategic Recruitment Initiative (FSRI) rural economic initiative under the auspices of the MPNP for Business (MPNP-B). It allows foreign nationals with farm business experience and sufficient capital to immigrate to Manitoba and operate a farm.
Morden Community Driven Immigration Initiative
One particular initiative for immigration to Manitoba is the Morden Community Driven Immigration Initiative. This rural town, situated 112 km southwest of Winnipeg, is actively looking for new immigrants in certain occupations. Immigration to Morden is conducted through the MPNP.