Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program
Part 1 – PRINCIPAL APPLICANT
The Settlement Plan asks you to provide information about how you intend to settle and find skilled employment in
Manitoba. To complete this form you should do research. Links are provided to websites with the information you will
Part 2 of the Settlement Plan must be filled by your close relative (or friend/distant relative) in Manitoba who you indicate
will endorse your plan.
How to complete this form
Answer all questions in the fields provided. If you need more space use the blank page at the end of the form. Send your
completed Settlement Plan to your close relative (or friend/distant relative) for their review along with Settlement Plan
Part 2 for their completion. Include both Parts 1 and 2 in your MPNP application.
1. Your reasons for choosing Manitoba
Canada has many programs you can use to apply for permanent immigration. These programs are described at
Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program is an immigration program for people who intend to live and work as
permanent residents in the Province of Manitoba. Please provide at least three reasons why you are choosing Manitoba
as your immigration destination in Canada.
2. Your destination in Manitoba
Manitoba has many different regions that offer diverse opportunities for newcomers. Please name the city, town or region
in Manitoba where you intend to live. To learn about communities visit immigratemanitoba.com. .
City, town or region in Manitoba: ______________________________________________________________________
Explain two reasons for choosing this destination in Manitoba.
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3. Your relative/friend in Manitoba
Please provide the following information about your relative or friend in Manitoba endorsing your Settlement Plan.
Family name: _______________________________________ Given name(s): _________________________________
Address of relative/friend's residence in Manitoba:
_______________________________________________ ________________________ ____________________
Street, city/town, postal code E-mail Phone
Relationship (Please describe)
How long have you known this person? ___________________
Have you met this person? Yes No
If yes, how did you meet? ____________________________________________________________________________
Please provide additional details about your relationship with this relative or friend.
4. Your intended occupation in Manitoba
Your intended occupation in Manitoba is based on your education and work experience. It is the Canadian equivalent to
your occupation in your country of residence.
Note that in different countries, occupations with similar duties may have different names. To determine your intended
occupation use the Working in Manitoba, Canada Tool.
Some occupations in Manitoba are regulated and require that you have a licence or certificate issued by a regulatory body
before you are able to work in the province. To work in a regulated occupation you must apply to the regulatory body. The
regulatory body will assess your qualifications to see if they meet the licensing requirements. Generally, regulated
occupations require post-secondary education or training, work experience, language ability, licensing exams and
registration fees. The Working in Manitoba, Canada Tool will tell you whether your occupation is regulated in Manitoba and
explain the specific licensing process.
All Manitoba provincial nominees are expected to have an employment plan before they arrive in Canada. The information
below will describe your plan to find skilled employment in Manitoba soon after you arrive.
Your intended occupation: ___________________________________________________________________________
Your spouse’s intended occupation (if applicable): ________________________________________________________
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Is your occupation regulated in Manitoba? Yes No
If your occupation is regulated, what steps will you take to meet the requirements for working in this occupation in Manitoba?
If your occupation is regulated, can you start the licensing process before you arrive? Yes No
If yes, please explain what steps will take to start the licensing process before you arrive in Manitoba.
If your occupation is regulated, in what related, non-regulated occupations could you find skilled employment in Manitoba
based on your training and work experience?
(For example, an engineer could work as a draftsperson, or a pharmacist could work as a pharmacy technician. The
Working in Manitoba, Canada Tool has information on related occupations.)
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If your occupation is not regulated, what steps will you take before you arrive in Manitoba to ensure you find skilled
employment soon after arriving in Manitoba?
The following Employment Plan questions must be answered for both regulated and non-regulated occupations.
Are you planning to upgrade your job skills before you arrive in Manitoba? Yes No
If yes, please explain what steps you will take to upgrade your job skills.
Some occupations require higher language proficiency to be employable in Manitoba. Do you have the language ability
required to start employment in a skilled occupation after you arrive in Manitoba?
Are you planning to improve your English language skills before you arrive in Manitoba? Yes No
If yes, please explain what steps you will take to improve your English language skills.
Note that the MPNP offers online English courses once individuals have been nominated by the province and are waiting
for their visas to be issued. More information is available at immigratemanitoba.com.
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5. Your financial situation
All applicants for nomination for permanent immigration to Canada must demonstrate that they have access to sufficient
financial resources in their own name to support their settlement in Manitoba.
In the MPNP application the principal applicant must submit a financial history including bank statements covering a
minimum of six months, a statement of debts and assets, and proof of ownership of real estate including current market
Please provide a summary of your assets and debts as indicated in your MPNP application.
6. Declaration and Authorization
I hereby declare that:
a. I clearly understand that as an applicant to the Manitoba Provincial Nomine Program I am making a formal
declaration of my intention to live and work in Manitoba.
b. I have the ability to meet my own basic needs and those of my accompanying family members, including but not
limited to shelter, food, clothing and other goods and services necessary for daily living in Manitoba.
c. I understand the provision of any false statements or concealment of any material fact may result in, but not
limited to, refusal to grant or withdrawal of a Certificate of Nomination.
City/town, province, country: __________________________________________________________________________
I, the principal applicant named in this form, have read and agree to this Declaration and Authorization.
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Use this page if you require extra space to answer questions.
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