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SASKATCHEWAN IMMIGRANT NOMINEE PROGRAM (SINP)

SASKATCHEWAN IMMIGRANT NOMINEE PROGRAM (SINP)

Saskatchewan has a mixed economy along with lavish natural resources, reasonable living cost and relaxed and tranquil lifestyle making it an exceptional choice to live, work and settle with their family. The province’s beautiful, wide open spaces are surpassed by its warm, friendly and welcoming people. SINP is one of the easiest immigration programs of all because of the friendly and relaxed immigration policies in the world. Because of the apparent rise in the demand for highly skilled workers, Saskatchewan frequently issues invitations to apply for applicants dreaming of relocating to Canada with PR status through the Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP).

Different Saskatchewan PNP immigration categories?

Saskatchewan PNP permits the province to nominate applicants for PR Visa to the Government of Canada through 3 major immigration categories:

• Saskatchewan Business Immigration Program

• Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker Program

• Saskatchewan Experience Program

Saskatchewan Business Immigration Program

1. Entrepreneur

The Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Sub-Category permits applicants and their families to obtain, start, or collaborate in a business in the province. Applicants must be involved actively in managing the business and reside in Saskatchewan. It has a process that includes 3 stages:

• EOI - Expression of interest

• Invite to submit an application

• Nomination

2. International Graduate Entrepreneur

This aims to assist overseas students who graduate from institutions in the province to remain in Saskatchewan as Entrepreneurs and attract investment for the business.

3. Farm Operators/Owners

Individuals with farming experience who intend to buy and operate a farm in the province can apply for this sub-category of Saskatchewan. Successful candidates are directly offered the Canada PR Visa. It also has a pathway for young farmers who wish to establish themselves in Saskatchewan. Specific candidates can also arrive in Saskatchewan on a Provisional Work Permit during the processing of their PR Visa application.

Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker Program

International Skilled Worker Category is divided into 3 sub-streams:

• Sub-Category Saskatchewan Express Entry

• Sub-Category Saskatchewan Employment Offer

• Sub-Category Saskatchewan Occupation-In-Demand

1. Saskatchewan Express Entry

Skilled workers who are in the federal Express Entry Pool and who wish to reside and work in Saskatchewan can apply for this sub-stream. Candidates having evidence of legal status in Canada and those who are outside Canada both can apply to this sub-category.

2. Saskatchewan Employment Offer

Candidates having evidence of legal status in Canada and those who are outside Canada both can apply to this sub-category. Skilled workers who possess an employment offer for a skilled occupation in the province can opt for Saskatchewan immigration through this sub-stream.

3. Saskatchewan Occupation-In-Demand

Skilled workers who do not have an employment offer but are highly skilled in an occupation that is in demand in Saskatchewan can apply for this sub-stream in Saskatchewan PNP. Candidates having evidence of legal status in Canada and those who are outside Canada both can apply to this sub-category. The list of occupations that are not included in this sub-stream is published by SINP.

Saskatchewan Experience Program

Health Professional

Nurses Physicians and other health professionals who are working in Saskatchewan province for a minimum of 6 months and have a valid Provisional Work Permit can apply for this sub-stream.

Saskatchewan Student Stream

Overseas students who have graduated from a post-secondary institution in Canada or Saskatchewan province can apply for this sub-stream. It is further divided into 2 sub-categories:

• Students who graduate from an institute in the Province of Saskatchewan

• Students who graduate from a Canadian institute

Skilled Worker having Existing Work Permit

Skilled workers who are working in Saskatchewan province for a minimum of 6 months and have a valid Work Permit can apply for this sub-stream.

Hospitality Sector Pilot Project

Overseas nationals who are working in Saskatchewan province for a minimum of 6 months in one of the 3 occupations can apply for this sub-stream.

Semi-Skilled Agriculture Worker having Existing Work Permit

Semi-skilled agricultural workers who are working in Saskatchewan province for a minimum of 6 months and have a valid Work Permit can apply for this sub-stream.

Long Haul Truck Drivers

This sub-stream allows the Long Haul Truck Drivers working in Saskatchewan province and having a valid Provisional Work Permit to apply for Canada PR Visa.

Documents required for applying for SINP

This sub-stream allows the Long Haul Truck Drivers working in Saskatchewan province and having a valid Provisional Work Permit to apply for Canada PR Visa.

• At least one-year of paid work experience in the past ten years related to the relevant field of education or training, in a highly-skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, or B)

• Legal documents validating the resident status

• License proof of professional operation in Saskatchewan

• At least one year of education and training in post-secondary education from a Canadian equivalent recognized educational institution.

• Evidence of sufficient funds needed to settle in Saskatchewan

• A minimal score of 4 in the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB)

Processing Time for Saskatchewan PNP

The approximate processing time for SINP is 3 to 5 months. Generally it base on the different immigration schemes as follow below:

• Occupation In-Demand Category: 4 – 5 months

• Saskatchewan Express Entry: 4 months

• Employment Offer Category: 1 – 2 months

How to calculate points for Saskatchewan PNP?

Candidate’s application for provincial nomination under SINP is assessed based on the factors like education, work experience, language proficiency, age and adaptability to the province. Candidates need a minimum 60 points to be eligible for provincial nomination.

Age: At the time of or before the submission of an application to SINP, you must be less than 50 years of age. A maximum of 12 points can be secured for this factor.

Education: You must possess a fine educational background from a renowned University or Tertiary educational institute. Otherwise, specialization/educational requirements can differ under special circumstances based on occupation. A maximum of 23 points can be secured for this factor

Work Experience: You must have a minimum of three years of relevant, paid, and full-time work experience in the nominated occupation. Experience from only the last 5 years is applicable for the calculation of points. The work experience that you claim must be related to the single occupation that you chose in your application. A maximum of 15 points can be secured for this factor.

Language Proficiency: You must fulfil the specified requirements for the English language for being able to claim points for ability in the language. A maximum of 20 points can be secured for this factor.

Adaptability: You must note that adaptability is not a compulsory requirement but you get additional points if you qualify for this factor. A maximum of 30 points can be secured for this factor.