When you are travelling, you need a permanent resident (PR) card to prove you’re a PR when you return to Canada.
Apply for a PR card or travel document, get urgent processing or check the status of your application.
If your PR card expired, you can renew your card. You still have your PR status even if your PR card expired.
All newcomers visit Manitoba Start to connect to settlement, orientation, language, and employment services. Manitoba Start is the leading provider of career development services to newcomers to the Province, and addresses employers’ hiring needs by connecting employers to highly skilled, job-ready newcomers.
The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is a 9 digit number that you need to work in Canada or to have access to government programs and benefits.
A SIN is issued to one person only and it cannot legally be used by anyone else. You are responsible for protecting your SIN. Store any document containing your SIN and personal information in a safe place—do not keep your SIN with you.
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living issues a card (or registration certificate) to all Manitoba residents, which includes a 9-digit lifetime identification number for each family member.
Manitoba Public Insurance is a Crown corporation that delivers insurance, registration and licensing services to Manitoba drivers. We’re available through claim and service centres in 12 communities across the province, and services are also available at more than 300 Autopac agents across Manitoba.
Whether you simply want to visit Manitoba to explore our rich cultural history and natural beauty, come to Manitoba to work temporarily or immigrate to our province through one of the available options, including the world-renowned Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program, in this section you will find everything you need to know to be successful.
This tool will help you write an effective resumé and cover letter that will get noticed by employers. The more you know about yourself and the position you are applying for, the easier it will be to create a winning application. This website will help you build a resumé and cover letter that are targeted to the job, clearly written, and visually appealing.
An academic credential assessment is used to evaluate a credential (diploma, degree) earned outside of Canada to determine what it compares to in Canada. Individuals educated outside of Canada often have many questions about their credentials. For example: “Do I need to get my credentials assessed?” “Where can I apply to get an assessment?” “When should I have it done?” The answers depend on what YOU plan to do in Manitoba.
Language training options for newcomers to Canada describes the language training and learning opportunities offered through the Settlement Program. This video will help newcomers understand what they can expect from different types of language programming, including formal language training, employment-related language training, and informal language learning.
CLB - Explains the national standards framework and its value for language professionals and learners. This video is primarily aimed at language trainers, administrators, service provider organizations and other partners with an interest in learning more about how to describe and measure the language ability in English (French) as a second language of adult newcomers.
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