The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) allows the province to nominate candidates to the federal government for permanent residence under three main categories:

  • International Skilled Worker
  • Saskatchewan Experience
  • Business Immigration

These categories are divided into several sub-categories for different types of immigration candidate.

Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker

The Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker category includes sub-categories for:

  • Employment Offer
  • Occupation-In-Demand
  • Saskatchewan Express Entry

The Occupation-In-Demand and Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-categories operate using an Expression of Interest system.

01.Employment Offer

This sub-category is for skilled workers who have a job offer for a skilled occupation in Saskatchewan. Candidates outside Canada or with proof of legal status in Canada both qualify.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Score a minimum of 60 points on the SINP points assessment grid;
  • Have at least one-year experience in the past 10 years in your intended occupation;
  • Have a language score of at least Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4. Employers and regulatory bodies may ask for higher;
  • Obtain the appropriate licensure in Saskatchewan where your profession is regulated, or a skilled trade. For skilled trades, a certificate is required from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission.
  • Have an offer of permanent, full-time employment in Saskatchewan.
  • Valid SINP Job Approval Letter;
  • Job-offer must be in NOC A, B, 0 or a designated trade.

02.Saskatchewan Express Entry

This sub-category is for skilled workers who want to live and work in Saskatchewan and are in the federal Express Entry Pool.

Candidates outside Canada or with proof of legal status in Canada both qualify.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Have a profile in the Express Entry Pool, with profile number and job seeker validation code;
  • Score a minimum of 60 points on the SINP points assessment grid;
  • Provide valid language test results from a designated testing agency matching those in the Express Entry profile;
  • Have completed one year of post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship comparable to the Canadian education system. You must have earned a diploma, certificate or degree.
    • Degrees and diplomas obtained outside Canada subject to an Educational Credential Assessment;
  • Have at least one of the following experience requirements in your field of education or training occupation:
    • One year of work experience in the past 10 years in a skilled profession (non-trades);
    • Two years of work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years; or
    • One year of work experience in Canada in the past three years (trades and non-trades).
  • Have work experience in a high-skilled occupation in NOC A, B, 0 included on the in-demand occupation list.
  • Obtain the appropriate licensure in Saskatchewan where your profession is regulated, or a skilled trade. For skilled trades, a certificate is required from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission.
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.
  • Pay a non-refundable $300 application fee online.

03.Occupation-In-Demand

This sub-category is for skilled workers who do not have a job offer but are highly-skilled in a Saskatchewan in-demand occupation (listed below).

Candidates outside Canada or with proof of legal status in Canada both qualify.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Score a minimum of 60 points on the SINP points assessment grid;
  • Have a language score of at least Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4. Employers and regulatory bodies may ask for higher;
  • Have completed one year of post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship comparable to the Canadian education system. You must have earned a diploma, certificate or degree.
    • Degrees and diplomas obtained outside Canada subject to an Educational Credential Assessment;
  • At least one-year work experience in the past 10 years:
    • In your field of education or training occupation, and
    • In an occupation in NOC A, B, 0 included on the in-demand occupation list.
  • Obtain the appropriate licensure in Saskatchewan if your field so requires, as the authorities will not process an application without the licensure.
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.
  • Pay a non-refundable $300 application fee online.
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