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Manitoba PNP


Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal center of Canada. It is Canada's fifth-most populous province with an estimated 1.377 million people.

The Manitoba Business Investor Stream(BIS) Entrepreneur Pathway allows Manitoba to recruit and nominates qualified business investors and entrepreneurs from around the world who have the intent and ability to start or purchase businesses in Manitoba 

MPNP BIS application is a two-stage process.

Stage 1: submit application ---->Temporary Work Permit

Stage 2: Implement business plan----> Permanent Residence



01/ Language requirement:

    at least CLB 5 ( IELTS: Listening 5/Speaking 5/Writing 5/Reading 4). 


02/ Experience

    1. Minimum of three years of full-time work experience in the past five years either as an active business owner or working in a senior management role of a successful business.

    2. Business owners must have at least 33% ownership to qualify for points.

03/ Personal Net Worth

    1. Minimum of $500,000 family net worth

    2. Your personal net worth will be verified by a third-party supplier approved by the MPNP

04/ Investment

  1. The minimum investment is $250,000 for businesses situated in the Manitoba Capital Region.

  2. The minimum investment is $150,000 for businesses situated outside of the Manitoba Capital Region.

05/ Job Creation

    The proposed business must create or maintain at least one job for a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident in Manitoba (excluding owners of the business and/or their close relatives).

06/ Business Research Visit

    Not mandatory but encouraged. A Business Plan is required and is an integral part of the application and a business research allows the applicant to conduct extensive research of their future business investment or proposal.

    10 more EOI points with a 5-day business visit

    20 more EOI points with a 10-days business visit

Application Process

10 business days exploratory visit

Prepare Business Plan

Submit EOI

2 months

Receive LAA

Submit Full Application

120 days

3 months

Apply for Work Permit

1 month

Receive Work Permit

2 months

1-2 months

Receive work permit support letter

Arrival in Manitoba within 12 months of receiving work permit support letter

Implement Business Plan

Submit final report

Receive Provincial Nomination

Apply for Permanent Residency

Receive Permanent Residency

1-11 months

Operating business at least 6 months

2 months

1 month

12 months

The business exploratory visit is not mandatory. Due to Covid-19, the applicant can submit EOI without a business visit

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