July 15, 2011

MPNP Family Support Stream | Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

Immigrating to Manitoba, Canada through MPNP Family Support Stream?

Whirlpool Lake, Manitoba
Whirlpool Lake, Manitoba (Image Ceredit: www.canada.travel)

Here are the basic qualifications for Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) Family Support Stream:

  • Age. Must be between the ages of 21 and 49

  • Education. You have completed minimum of one year post secondary educational or training program and received a diploma, certificate or degree

  • Work Experience. You have minimum of 2 years of full time work experience within the past 5 years. There is currently no restricted occupations.

  • Language Ability. IELTS General Training Exam Result not lower than 5 or proof of English language proficiency from school and employer. Best to take the IELTS.

  • Adaptability. You must be able to establish your intention and ability to successfully establish in Manitoba based on your connection in the province (i.e. support from qualified family/relatives in Manitoba). You must also be able to convince the visa officer that you are employable in Manitoba.

  • Close family/relative in Manitoba is defined as mother/father, son/daughter/, sister/brother, aunt/uncle, niece/nephew, grandparent or first cousin (your aunt/uncle's son/daughter).

    Other streams under Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program are the General Stream, Employer Stream and Strategic Initiative.