PNP Canada Live Tracker: which PNPs are open?

Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Human Capital PrioritiesYesNoAug 9: Eligible HCP candidates with a targeted job offer - 947 candidates invited, CRS score range 350-439, date EE profile submitted: Jan 1 to Aug 9

Sept, 2018: Candidates no longer required to have 400+ CRS points
Accepting applications & issuing invitations
French-Speaking Skilled WorkerYesNoOct 18: 39 candidates invited (date range of EE profile submission Jan 1 - Oct 18, 2018)Accepting applications & issuing invitations
Skilled TradesYesNoJuly 25: 36 candidates invited (date range of EE profile submission Jan 1 - July 26)Accepting applications & issuing invitations
Foreign WorkerNoYesJan 17: Revised application guide; Jan 18: open for new applicationsAccepting applications
International StudentNoYesJan 17: Revised application guide; Jan 18: open for new applicationsAccepting applications
In-Demand SkillsNoYesLaunched on August 16, 2017; Revised application guide as of Jan 17;Accepting applications
Masters GraduatesNoNoOpened April 5, 2018, closed within an hourIntake paused
PhD GraduatesNoNoOpened Jan 29, 2018; Revised application guide as of Jan 17, 2018Accepting applications
EntrepreneurNoNoSep 21: 16 invitations issued (117+ points)Accepting EOIs, issuing invitations & accepting applications
CorporateNoNoAccepting online applications as of September 7, 2017; Revised application guide as of Jan 17, 2018Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent draw resultsCurrent Status
EEBC - Skilled WorkerYesYesOct 17: 80+ points required to receive an ITAAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EEBC – Healthcare ProfessionalYesYesN/AAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EEBC – International GraduateYesYesOct 17: 90+ points required to receive an ITAAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EEBC – International Post-GraduateYesNoN/AOpen
Skills Immigration (SI) – Skilled WorkerNoYesOct 10: 81+ points required to receive an ITAAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
SI – Healthcare ProfessionalNoYesN/AAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
SI – International GraduateNoYesOct 17: 91+ points required to receive an ITAAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
SI – Entry Level and Semi-SkilledYesYesOct 17: 80+ points required to receive an ITA (tech pilot draw)

Oct 3: 65+ points required to receive an ITA
Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
SI – International Post-GraduateNoNoN/AOpen
EntrepreneurNoNoSept 19: 114+ points required to receive an ITA (18 invitations issued)Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations

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Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express EntryYesUnknownJune 14: Stream is now openOpen (candidates must receive invitation before applying)
Opportunity StreamNoYesJune 14: Stream is now openOpen
Strategic RecruitmentNoNoJune 14: stream is now closedClosed
Employer-DrivenNoYesJune 14: stream is now closedClosed
Self-Employed FarmerNoNoRemains open into 2018Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Quebec Skilled Worker ProgramNoNoMoved to 'Expression of Interest' model as of September 17, 2018 through new 'Arrima' portalAccepting expressions of interest
Quebec Experience ProgramNoNoAug 2018: Spouses & common-law parnters on an open work permit now eligible, workers in NOC C and D level occupations now eligibleAccepting applications from eligible foreign workers & international students
Entrepreneur ProgramNoNoNew intake period started August 15, 2018. Accepting 25 applications under Component One and 35 for Component Two
Self-Employed ProgramNoNoApplication intake period opened on August 15, 2018 for up to 50 new applicationsOpen (Application intake period scheduled to run until March 31, 2019 or until intake is filled)
Investor ProgramNoNoApplication intake period opened on September 10, 2018 for up to 1,900 new applications (maximum of 1,235 applications from foreign nationals from the People’s Republic of China, including the administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, will be accepted)Open (Application intake period scheduled to run until March 15, 2019 or until intake is filled)
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Skilled Workers Overseas (SWO)NoNoOct 12: 36 invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative (617+ points required)

Sep 28: 160 invited who have a close relative residing in Manitoba or past education or work experience in Manitoba; AND at least 6 months of recent experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list; AND a minimum language proficiency of CLB/NCLC 5 unless work experience is primarily in a regulated occupation (minimum CLB 7) or a compulsory trade (CLB 6) (592+ points required)
Accepting EOIs & applications until program changes in 2018
SWO: Express Entry PathwayYesNoJuly 6: 202 invited, 519+ points required (Invited candidates must have 6+ months of recent experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list)

July 9: 132 invited, 519+ points required (Invited candidates must have at least 6 months of recent experience in a NOC B occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list)
Accepting EOIs & applications
SWO: Human Capital PathwayNoNoJan 29: Renewal timeline updatedComing into effect in November, 2018
Skilled Workers in Manitoba (SWM)NoYesOct 12: 318 invited, 500+ points requiredAccepting EOIs & applications until program changes in 2018
SWM: Work Experience PathwayNoYesJan 29: Renewal timeline updatedComing into effect in November, 2018
SWM: Employer Direct Recruitment PathwayNoYesJan 29: Renewal timeline updatedComing into effect in November, 2018
International Education StreamNoNo, if completed a graduate program in STEM in Manitoba (otherwise yes)Jan 29: Renewal timeline updatedComing into effect in November, 2018
Business Investor Stream (BIS): EntrepreneurNoNoMay 18: Now accepting expressions of interest & applications. The renewed criteria and process come into effect immediately.Open
Business Investor Stream (BIS): Farm InvestorNoNoMay 18: Now accepting expressions of interest & applications. The renewed criteria and process come into effect immediately.Open
Business (MPNP-B)NoNoSept, 2017: 31 invited, 90+ pointsReplaced by Business Investor Stream (BIS, see above)
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
International Skilled Worker (ISW): Express EntryYesNoOct 10: 359 invitations issued (60+ points)

Oct 11: revised occupations in demand list
Accepting expressions of interest & issuing invitations in periodic draws
ISW: Occupations In-DemandNoNoOct 10: 494 invited, 63+ points required

Oct 11: revised occupations in demand list
Accepting expressions of interest & issuing invitations in periodic draws
ISW: Employment OfferNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 5,000 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 3,514 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: Existing Work Permits & Health ProfessionalsNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 1,200 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 928 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: StudentsNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 1,300 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 640 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: Hospitality WorkersNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 500 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 471 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: Long Haul Truck DriversNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 300 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 293 spots remainingOpen
EntrepreneurNoNoSep 19: 71 invited, 110+ points required.
Draw scheduled for Nov 21.
Accepting expressions of interest
Farm Owner and OperatorNoNoAccepting applicationsOpen
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Demand: Express Entry (Category A)YesYesHas remained open for a long timeOpen
Demand: Express Entry (Category B)YesNoReopened for 350 new applications at approx 9 a.m. ADT on Sat, April 28, reaching its application intake limit within a few hours.Closed
Experience: Express EntryYesNoApplication guide updated July 10, 2018Open
Express Entry Labour Market PrioritiesYesNoLaunched August 2, first invitations sent August 8Invited 314 Express Entry candidates (NOC 4214 only) on August 8
Skilled WorkerNoYesApplication guide updated July 5, 2018Open
International Graduate EntrepreneurNoNoDraw Aug 7: 1 invited, 47+ pointsAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EntrepreneurNoNoDraw Aug 7: 32 invited, 116+ pointsAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
PhysicianNoYesNew (and first) application guide available as of Feb 22.Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express Entry Labour Market StreamYesNoSep 28: Stream has been temporarily closed

July 24: EOI process open to eligible EE candidates currently working in NB, OR with local family ties, OR with French ability and experience in a listed occupation (new occupations added)
Closed
Skilled Worker With Employer SupportNoYesMost recent application guide is from Aug, 2014Open
Skilled Worker With Family SupportNoNoNOTE: Effective Feb 16, 2018 this stream is closed. Applications received postmarked after that date will be returned.Closed
Post-Graduate EntrepreneurNoNoMost recent application guide is from July, 2017Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EntrepreneurNoNoOct 17, 2018: Program temporarily paused.Temporarily paused, not accepting EOIs at this time.
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express Entry Skilled WorkerYesYesNew $250 application fee as of May, 2016Open
Skilled WorkerNoYesNew $250 application fee as of May, 2016Open
International GraduateNoYesMost recent application guide is from June, 2016Open
International Graduate EntrepreneurNoNo (must have 1+ year experience in actively managing and owning a business in which they hold a minimum one-third ownership in NL)Launched July 30, 2018Open
International EntrepreneurNoNoLaunched July 30, 2018Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express EntryYesNo, but increases chances of being invited / nominatedOct 18: 270 Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
International Graduate (sub-category of Labour Impact category)NoYesOct 18: 270 Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Skilled Worker Outside Canada (sub-category of Labour Impact category)NoYesOct 18: 270 Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Skilled Worker on PEI (sub-category of Labour Impact category)NoYesOct 18: 270 Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Critical Worker (sub-category of Labour Impact category)NoYesOct 18: 270 Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Business Escrow EntrepreneurNoNoSept 20: 7 invited (152+ points required)Closed permanently
Business Work Permit Entrepreneur InvitationsNoNoOct 18: 27 invited (135+ points required)Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express EntryYesYesNew application guide effective as of July 14, 2017Open
Skilled WorkersNoYesNew application guide effective as of July 14, 2017Open
Critical ImpactNoYesNew application guide effective as of July 14, 2017Open
Business StreamNoNo, but must invest in or create an eligible businessNew application guide effective as of Jan, 2018Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express EntryYesYesNew form as of June, 2016Open
Skilled WorkerNoYesMost recent application guide is from June, 2016Open
Critical Impact WorkerNoYesMost recent application guide is from March, 2017Open
Business NomineeNoNoNew program policy in effect as of Aug 14, 2017Open

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