Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
Saskatchewan is home to one of the country’s most rapidly growing economies. The province's economy is based on agriculture, mining, and energy.
Saskatchewan is one of the Prairie provinces of Western Canada. With a record of economic growth, an increasing population and one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada, Saskatchewan is a province of opportunity.
The SINP, Saskatchewan’s Provincial Nominee Program, offers applicants with the necessary skills and experience to receive a Saskatchewan Provincial Nomination Certificate, which enables the foreign national to apply for permanent residence to Canada.
Saskatchewan offers a of choice three SINP categories that you may apply to:
- International Skilled Worker Category
- Saskatchewan Experience Category
- Entrepreneur and Farm Category
Each of these categories may have one or more sub-categories. You may find below, additional information about each of these categories to help you understand if the SINP is right choice for you.
International Skilled Worker Category
Through this category SINP can nominate skilled workers who intend to live and work in the Province of Saskatchewan. This category is based on a points system and has three sub-categories.
International Skilled Worker - Employment Offer
This sub-category is for skilled workers with a skilled job offer from a Saskatchewan employer.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the Employment Offer sub-category, click here.
International Skilled Worker - Occupations In-Demand
The Occupations In-Demand sub-category has accepted the maximum number of applications for 2016. The SINP has, therefore, placed a temporary pause on the intake of new applications in this sub-category.
This sub-category is for highly skilled workers with experience in an in-demand occupation in Saskatchewan, who do not yet have a job Offer in the province.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the Occupations In-Demand sub-category, click here.
International Skilled Worker - Saskatchewan Express Entry
This sub-category is for skilled workers with experience in an in-demand occupation in Saskatchewan and who are already in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's (IRCC) Express Entry pool.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-category, click here.
Saskatchewan Experience Category
This category is for foreign workers who are currently working and living in Saskatchewan on a valid work permit. The Saskatchewan Experience Category accepts applications under the following five sub-categories:
Existing Work Permit
This sub-category is for individuals who have been working in Saskatchewan for at least six months with a valid work permit.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the SINP Saskatchewan Experience - Existing Work Permit sub-category, click here.
This sub-category is for physicians, nurses and other health professionals who have been working in Saskatchewan for at least six months, with a valid work permit.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the Health Professionals sub-category, click here.
Hospitality Sector Project
This sub-category is for foreign workers currently working in Saskatchewan as food and beverage servers; food counter attendants’/kitchen helpers; or housekeeping/cleaning staff for at least six months. The employer must receive approval from the Province of Saskatchewan before the applicant begins work in Canada.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the Hospitality Sector Project sub-category, click here.
Long Haul Truck Driver Project
This sub-category is for foreign workers currently working in Saskatchewan for an approved Saskatchewan trucking firm. Drivers must have been working for their current employer in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months prior to applying.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the Long Haul Truck Driver Project sub-category, click here.
This sub-category is for students who have graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada. Besides other requirements, the student must have worked in Saskatchewan for at least twenty-four months before applying, Of for six months if they have graduated from an eligible institution is in Saskatchewan.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the Students sub-category, click here.
Entrepreneur and Farm Category
This category is for individuals who wish invest in a business or farming operation in Saskatchewan.
This sub-category is for individuals who wish to invest in a business in Saskatchewan by acquiring, or partnering in a business in the province. Applicants are expected to actively manage the business. This sub-category functions on an Expression of Interest model.
To read more about eligible requirements for the Entrepreneur sub-category, click here.
Farm Owners and Operators Sub-Category
This sub-category is for experienced farmers who want to invest in a farming operation and settle in the province of Saskatchewan.
To read more about eligibility requirements for the Farm Owners and Operators sub-category, click here.
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