Q. Can the MPNP issue an invitation letter to assist me in getting a visitor visa to conduct a business research visit in Manitoba?
Q. If I was convicted of a crime, can I still apply to the MPNP?
Q. My country has an education system that is only equivalent to Grade 10 in Canada. If I graduated high school from my country, do I meet the minimum education requirement of MPNP?
Q. I have taken an official language test, which has expired, and now I have arranged to take a new test. Could I submit my Expression of Interest (EOI) with the available expired test score and then update it with the new test result later?
Q. Can I change information submitted in my EOI after I received a Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA)?
Q. Is the Business Research Visit a mandatory requirement? I have visited the Province of Manitoba twice within the last twelve months and each time I stayed for less than 10 days. Can I combine these two trips together and claim 20 points on the Self-Assessment Form for ten days of Business Research?
Q. How long do I have to wait to receive feedback on my EOI submission?
Q. My spouse and I jointly own a business with share ownership of more than 33.33%, while my own share is below 33.33%. Am I eligible to apply to the MPNP?
Q. Can I count my dependent children’s assets into my net worth?
Q. What fees will I have to pay?
Q. Can I still apply if I have been refused under an immigration program of another province?
Q. If I have dependents, relatives or friends living somewhere else in Canada, will that cause my application to be automatically refused?
Q. Does the MPNP assist an applicant to identify specific business opportunities in Manitoba? What is a good business to invest in?
Q. If I receive a Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA) from your office, will I be guaranteed a Permanent Resident Visa to come to Canada?
Q. Do my documents have to be translated by a certified translator?
Q. Do I need to hire a lawyer, consultant, or representative to help me complete or advise me on my application?
Q. Can my children attend public schools in Manitoba? Do I have to pay for the school?
Temporary Work Permit and Business Performance Agreement
Q. Why is a Business Performance Agreement (BPA) required?
Q. Who could be a witness of the applicant when signing the Business Performance Agreement?
Q. What are eligible businesses? Where can I find the list of eligible businesses to invest in Manitoba?
Q. Once I have received a Temporary Work Permit (TWP), can my family come with me to Manitoba? Will my family and I be entitled to medical coverage in Manitoba or do I need to purchase health insurance on my own cost?
Q. How soon should I arrive in Canada once I have received an approval letter from IRCC for my TWP application?
Q. If someone is granted a change of business by month six, does it reset the timeline for the business to be established?
Q. Will a business investment be considered eligible if the payment is made to vendors/suppliers outside of Manitoba?
Q. How do I prove that I have been residing in the Province of Manitoba for at least eighty percent (80%) of the time following my date of arrival?
Q. When will the MPNP start to count my investment towards the Eligible Business Investments?
Q. Can I invest more or less than what I have promised in the Business Performance Agreement (BPA)?
Q. I understand that I am required to create at least one full time position in my new business. Can this full time employee be my spouse, child or a relative?
Q. May I change my plans for my business venture after I arrive in Manitoba?
Q. What if I need more time after arrival to establish my business?
Q. Whom should I contact after I arrive in Manitoba?
Q. How long will it take for me to receive my Nomination Certificate and what are the factors that may delay the issuance of nomination?
NOTE: Do not quit your job or sell or dispose of your personal possessions and business assets until you have official confirmation from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada that you will receive a permanent resident visa.