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ITEM NO. DOCUMENT CHECKLIST REMARKS
Manitoba Farm Strategic Recruitment Initiative (FSRI) Application Forms and Documents

Please submit originals of the forms listed in Items # 1. (forms require ink signature)

1. Please enclose One passport size photograph of Principal Applicant and all Dependent Applicants with you application. You can paste or staple these photographs on a sheet of paper.

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program FEE PAYMENT FORMTo be completed and signed by principal applicant

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Generic Application Form – FSRI (MPNP-B APP)
(PNP-B APP)
PNP-B APP form should be completed by the principal applicant ONLY. Ensure that:

  1. appropriate questions are answered in full;
  2. the form is signed by the principal applicant. Attach additional pages, where necessary.
2. PROOF AND REPORT ON FARM BUSINESS RESEARCH VISIT TO MANITOBA
(IF you have conducted a visit to Manitoba)
Submit:

  • An itinerary of your visit
  • Copies of air ticket and boarding passes for all the inward and outward flights to and within Canada
  • A description of your research
  • Your proof of stay in Manitoba
3. SUMMARY OF FARM BUSINESS INTENT IN MANITOBA
Submit details of intended farm business venture.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF CANADA FORMS
Please submit photocopies of the forms listed in Items 4. The originals forms should be submitted to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) at the time of applying for a Permanent Residence Visa. Information provided to the MPNP-B and IRCC must be consistent.
4.

You can access all the above listed forms at IRCC web site
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/provincial/apply-application.asp

The instructions to complete these forms can be accessed through Application for Permanent Residence: Guide for Provincial Nominees [IMM EP7000]

OTHER REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Please submit Original, Photocopy or Notarized Photocopy as indicated for Items 5 to 13.
5. IDENTITY / MARRIAGE INFORMATION
Submit photocopies of:

  • all appropriate birth, marriage, divorce, proof of separation for yourself and your spouse, and/or death certificate of your previous spouse;
  • National Identity Card/Certificate or Cedula (where applicable).
6. CHILDREN’S INFORMATION
Submit photocopies of:

  • each child’s birth certificate (which includes the names of his/her parents);
  • adoption papers;
  • proof of custody for children under the age of 19.
7. PASSPORT / TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
(PLEASE DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL PASSPORT)
Submit photocopies of: Passports that are valid for at least one year for yourself, your spouse and dependent children.Note:Children must each have their own Passport, separate from their parents.

  • Submit photocopies of all pages of Passport
  • Submit a photocopy of your visa for the country in which you currently reside (if you reside in a different country than your nationality)
8. EDUCATION INFORMATION
Submit photocopies of:

  • Degrees, diplomas or certificates for both the principal applicant and the spouse that relate to agriculture training. Language assessment records, if applicable.
9. PROOF OF RELATIONSHIP TO FAMILY IN MANITOBA
If you have relatives in Manitoba, submit photocopies of

  • Documents showing relationship such as birth or marriage certificates of the relative in Manitoba (showing the names of common parents.
  • Canadian Passports or Citizenship Card or Permanent Residence Card or Driver’s License and Health Card of relatives in Manitoba.
10. DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO PREVIOUS IMMIGRATION APPLICATION
Submit photocopies of:All correspondence received from relevant Immigration Program (including letters, e-mails or any other communication).
11. Document Supporting EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
(applicable to Senior Farm Managers, or those who were employees before, but are now farm business owners)Submit photocopies of:

  • Curriculum vitae (or resume): summarizing your farm business experience, farm management experience, educational qualifications and how you meet the FSRI eligibility criteria .
  • Work permit and letter of reference from farm employer in Canada or the United States, if applicable, for applicant or spouse.

Submit Notarized photocopies of:

  • Labour / Employment contracts, if applicable
  • Pay stubs or payroll records for the most recent 12 months from the principal applicant’s current employer(s) submitted to Tax or other Government office.
  • Organizational chart for the enterprise(s) the principal applicant has worked with, indicating his/her place on the chart and the number of employees in each enterprise.

Submit Originals of:

  • Letters of reference detailing both the principal applicant and spouse’s (if applicable) past and present farm management experience. Letters of reference must be on official letterhead with company seal affixed on it and signed by an authorized representative of the company, who is identified by name, title, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers.Each letter should indicate:
    • specific period of your employment with the company;
    • management position(s) you held, and time spent in each position;
    • your main responsibilities in each position; and
    • total annual salary including disbursements, bonus and commission during your employment.
12. Documents Supporting FARM BUSINESS OWNERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Submit photocopies of:

  • Curriculum vitae (or resume); summarizing your farm business experience, farm management experience and educational qualifications, if applicable.
  • All Farm Business Bank Statements for the last two years.

Submit Notarized photocopies of:

  • Business licenses or business registration certificates, if applicable.
  • Articles of Association, Incorporation or Partnership Agreements, if applicable.
  • Financial Statements prepared by Certified / Chartered / Public / Professional Accountant (as recognized by the law in your country of residence) for the last two years. The PNP-B only accepts the financial information / statements submitted by your farm business to the government authorities;
  • Farm Business Income Tax Returns submitted to government tax agencies for the last three years.
  • Payroll records for a period of the most recent two years of principal applicant’s current business submitted to tax or other Government office.
13. PERSONAL NET WORTH STATEMENT or FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Submit Notarized photocopies of:

  • Personal / Farm business income tax certificates/returns for the last three years.
  • Personal credit report for applicant and spouse issued by credit rating agency of your country.
  • All Bank Statements for the bank accounts owned by principal applicant and spouse for the last two years.
  • Fixed Deposit Certificates.
  • Property and farm property ownership documents such as land titles, along with property valuation reports prepared by certified appraisers.
  • Surrender value certificate for pension plans and insurance policies issued by plan administrator or insurance company.
  • Stock ownership statements from depository or bank.
  • Mortgage or other loan outstanding statements from bank or financial institution.
  • Supporting documents for other investments, assets and liabilities.

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