If you work in a regulated profession or trade, learn about your occupation and the requirements to work in Manitoba. Visit the website of the professional regulatory body specific to your regulated profession or trade. Also, check out Manitoba’s Profession Specific Resource Guides. There are licensing/certification steps you may be able to complete before you leave your country.
After you arrive in Manitoba
If you are settling in Winnipeg, visit Manitoba Start to gain access to free settlement, language, and employment services. If you are settling elsewhere in Manitoba, visit your nearest immigrant settlement service agency.
Apply for a Manitoba Health Card for you and all members of your family so you can access health care in Manitoba.
Visit the bank or credit union where you plan to do your banking. If you have already transferred money to your new bank/credit union drop by the new bank/credit union to introduce yourself and, if necessary, to get advice on managing your money.