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 Saskatchewan 

Saskatchewan-Experience-Hospitality Sector Project View

Requirements

  • Have a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) through a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) for one of the following:
    • Food/Beverage Server (NOC 6513)
    • Food Counter Attendant/Kitchen Helper (NOC 6711)
    • Housekeeping/Cleaning Staff (NOC 6731)
  • Have completed at least Grade 12 education (or its equivalent).
  • Work for an employer that has been approved by the SINP to participate in the Hospitality Sector Project. The SINP won't accept applications from hospitality sector employees who begin working for their employer before the employer receives SINP approval.
    • To find out if your employer is SINP-approved, ask for a copy of their letter of approval.
  • Work in Saskatchewan for the employer offering the permanent job for at least six months.
  • Have an offer of permanent, full-time employment from an approved Saskatchewan Hospitality employer
  • Have at least Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 4 or higher English language ability
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter

Procedure

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

 

Saskatchewan-Experience- Long-Haul Driver Project View

Requirements

  • Be working for an SINP-approved Saskatchewan trucking firm for at least six months on a temporary work permit. The permit must be issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and based on a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Service Canada.
    • The SINP is piloting criteria changes over 2019-2021 for specific semi-skilled occupations. If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan, you can apply to the Long-Haul Truck Drivers category if you have proof that you previously worked in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months as a Long-Haul Truck Driver.
  • Have a current Saskatchewan Class 1A driver's licence. If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan, you can apply to the Long-Haul Truck Drivers pilot without the Class 1A driver's licence, but you will need to obtain this licence upon arrival in order to work in Saskatchewan.
  • Have an offer of full-time, permanent employment from your employer which must be an approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan; and,
  • Have at least Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 4 or higher English language ability
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.

Procedure

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

 

Saskatchewan-Experience-Students View

Requirements

  • You've graduated from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in Saskatchewan with:
    • A certificate;
    • A diploma; or
    • A degree.
  • You've worked for a minimum of 6 months (or 780 hours) of paid employment in Saskatchewan.
    • Eligible types of work experience in Saskatchewan include:
      • On- campus;
      • Off-campus;
      • Co-op terms;
      • Graduate fellowships that can be verified by your institution; and
      • Work experience gained on a post-graduate work permit.
  • You currently hold a valid post-graduation work permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
  • You have a current, permanent, full-time job offer in your field of study from a Saskatchewan employer. The job should be:
    • In an occupation in the National Occupation Classification (NOC) Matrix level "A", "B", "0" or
    • In a designated trade, or
    • A job offer that is related to your field of study and requires post-secondary education.
      • Food and Beverage Servers/Persons must apply under the Hospitality Sector Project sub-category.
  • You have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.
  • You must have a minimum language score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 if your job offer is in a NOC "C" occupation.

Procedure

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

Saskatchewan-International Graduate Entrepreneur View

Requirements

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have completed a fulltime Saskatchewan post-secondary degree or diploma of at least two years in length from an eligible institution.
  • Have a valid Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) with at least two years of eligibility remaining.
  • Resided in Saskatchewan for the duration of their academic program.
  • Have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 7.
  • Graduated from a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan that is listed as a designated learning institution by Canada’s federal government.

Procedure

  • Submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI) to the SINP
    • Candidates can show interest in nomination for Permanent Residence as an International Graduate Entrepreneur by submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI).
  • Invitation to Apply
    • Candidates are selected from the EOI system. Selections are made based on their score on the points criteria grid. Top scores will be invited to apply.
  • Business Establishment
    • Approved applicants on a valid post-graduate work permit (PGWP) must operate their proposed business.
  • Nomination
    • Once an applicant fulfills the conditions of the Business Performance Agreement (BPA), they can apply to be nominated by the SINP for permanent residency.

Saskatchewan-Entrepreneur Application - SINP View

Requirements

  • Have $500,000 (CAD) at minimum in Net Business and Personal Assets;
  • Have a minimum of three years of relevant business management or entrepreneurial experience gained in the past ten years; and,
  • Intend to invest a minimum of $300,000 (CAD) in Regina and Saskatoon or a minimum of $200,000 (CAD) in all other Saskatchewan communities.
  • If you are invited to apply you must submit a Business Establishment Plan (BEP) that corresponds to the information in your EOI. Your BEP must include:
  • Your plan to establish an eligible business that aligns with the points assigned in the Entrepreneur Category Points Grid, if applicable (for investment amount and sector);
  • Your ownership of at least one third (33 1/3 per cent) of the equity of a business in Saskatchewan, unless your total investment is $1 million CAD or higher;
  • Your commitment to provide active and on-going participation in the day-to-day management and direction of the business; and
  • The creation of two employment opportunities in Saskatchewan for Canadians or permanent residents who are not related to you.

Procedure

  • Expression of Interest (EOI) submission to the SINP
    • Meet the minimum entry criteria; and 
    • Complete the Points Assessment Grid in order to be scored once your EOI is in the pool of candidates.
  • EOI Selection and Invitation to Submit an Application
    • Candidates' EOIs are selected based on their points score with those with the highest points selected during each draw. The number selected is dependent on program requirements (e.g. application inventory).
  • After candidates are invited to apply, applications are processed in the order that they are received.
  • Business Establishment
    • You must maintain the terms of your SINP approval throughout the immigration process (i.e., nomination process and permanent residency application process). To maintain the terms of your SINP approval, you must be actively operating and managing your business and it must continue to meet the terms of your BPA and nomination
  • Nomination
    • To ensure you maintain legal status in Canada, you're encouraged to have at least six months remaining on your TWP when you apply for nomination. 
    • Once you've successfully completed all three steps above, you may apply for permanent residency. 

Saskatchewan-International Skilled Worker-Employment Offer View

Requirements

  • Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) point assessment grid;
  • Have at least one-year work 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 language scores that are higher than CLB 4;
  • Show proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure, if your intended occupation is in a regulated profession or compulsory apprenticeship trade;
  • Have an offer of permanent, full-time employment in Saskatchewan. You'll need a valid SINP Job Approval Letter to show proof of this. There is no specific list of jobs, but your offer is required to be in an occupation in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) Matrix level "A", "B" or "0", or in a designated trade in Saskatchewan.

Procedure

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

Saskatchewan-International Skilled Worker-Occupation in Demand View

Requirements

Procedure

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

 

Saskatchewan-International Skilled Worker-Express Entry View

Requirements

Procedure

Saskatchewan-Experience-Health Professionals View

Requirements

Physician stream:

  • Have a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
  • Have been practicing as a physician in Saskatchewan for at least six months.
  • Have a permanent, full-time job offer that has been:
    • Issued by a provincial health authority or the health education institution where you're currently working; and/or 
    • Verified with documents that describe your permanent arrangement to practice medicine in a Saskatchewan medical office. These could be:
      • A business plan or contract;
      • A partnership agreement; or 
      • Other documents describing your practice.
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.

Nurses stream:

  • Have a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
  • Have been practicing as a nurse in Saskatchewan for at least six months
  • Have a permanent, full-time job offer from:
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.

Other Health Professions stream:

  • Have a valid work permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
  • Have been working in an approved health job in Saskatchewan, for at least six months for the employer offering you the permanent job, in the same job position.
  • Have a permanent, full-time job offer from:
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.
  • Have a minimum language score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 if your job offer is in a NOC "C" occupation.
  • Have proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if your occupation is regulated in Saskatchewan and requires mandatory (compulsory) certification or licensure.

Procedure

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

 

Saskatchewan-Farm Owner and Operator View

Requirements

  • Have a personal net worth of at least $300,000 (CAD) that can be confirmed. 
  • Have accumulated your net worth legally. We should be able to confirm this as well.
  • Be under the age of 40 at the time of your application.
  • Have at least three years experience in:
    • Farm ownership;
    • Farm management; or
    • Practical farming experience. 
  • Provide a documented proposal for a commercial Saskatchewan farming opportunity. Your proposal should be based on research, consultations or formal coursework relevant to Saskatchewan agricultural conditions. Hobby farms don't qualify. Also, the farming proposal should be a commercial project with a reasonable expectation of profit. In Saskatchewan, a qualified farming business must have a minimum of $10,000 CAD annual revenue.
  • In addition to all the above, you or your spouse must have marketable employment skills, based on education and experience that allows you to supplement your farming income.

Procedure

  • Submit your application by courier or in person to: Government of Saskatchewan Immigration Services Division Farm Unit Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program 7th Floor - 1945 Hamilton Street Regina, Saskatchewan CANADA S4P 2C8
  • Provide an up-to-date personal email address that can be used to communicate with SINP officers. If not, please not that processing times will increase due to the time needed for mail services. The SINP Application Review and Assessment Process:
    • Intake Once we have received your application, you'll receive a Letter of Receipt and file number. 
    • Pre-Screening Your application will be screened for completeness. Only applications that are complete in accordance with the Application Document Checklist and Country Specific Checklist (where applicable) will be accepted for SINP assessment.
    • If your application is considered complete, you'll be sent an Acceptance of Application and Request for Processing Fee letter. This letter will tell you how to make the $2,500 CAD application processing fee by wire transfer. If your application is considered incomplete, you'll be sent a Return of Incomplete Application letter. This letter will tell you what documents are needed to meet pre-screening requirements. The application will also be returned to you.
    • Application Processing Fee: Once we receive confirmation that you've paid the application fee, your application will be accepted for assessment.
    • Assessment and Optional Interview: Next, we'll evaluate your application using the eligibility criteria.
    • If we need more documentation to assess your application, we may issue you a request for more information. You must respond to this request within forty-five (45) days.
    • If we don't receive the documentation we ask for in the given time, your application may be closed and returned to you without SINP assessment. If we need more information or clarification to assess your application, we may issue a request for an interview with you.
    • We'll provide as much notice of the interview as possible, and will offer two available interview dates. Be sure to respond to the interview request in the time given in the request. If an in-person interview is not possible and you've provided information with the reasons you can't attend the interview in-person, other arrangements can be considered on a case-by-case basis.
    • If your application is approved for nomination, you'll be sent a Nomination Approval and Request for Deposit letter and a Business Performance Agreement
    • The letter will instruct you on how to make the refundable $75,000 CAD Good Faith Deposit by wire transfer. It will also provide you details with of the requirements of the Business Performance Agreement. This agreement is a legally binding contract.
  • Nomination:
    • Once you return the signed and dated Business Performance Agreement to the SINP, and we confirm that the Good Faith Deposit has been received, you'll be nominated.
    • We'll send you a nomination package including a Confirmation of Nomination letter and information on how to proceed with an Application for Permanent Resident Status with IRCC. If you request it, we'll also issue you a Temporary Work Permit Support letter.
    • This will give you the opportunity to come to Saskatchewan earlier to begin preparations for your farm establishment. Note that the SINP does not issue Temporary Work Permit Support letters for all applicants.
    • We'll send a Nomination Certificate to the appropriate IRCC Visa Post. Certificates are valid for six months.
  • After Nomination:
    • Applying for Permanent Residence
    • After you receive notice that you've been nominated by the SINP, you're responsible for submitting an Application for Permanent Residence to IRCC.

Saskatchewan-Experience-Skilled Worker With Existing Work Permit View

Requirements

  • Have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. The job is required to be in National Occupation Classification (NOC) Matrix "A", "B" or "0"; or in a designated trade;
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter; and
  • Have worked for more than six months for the employer offering you the job, with a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).Your permanent, full-time job offer must be for the same position that you have been working in for the past six months.
  • Have a minimum language score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 if your job offer is in a NOC 'C' occupation.
  • Have proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if your occupation is regulated in Saskatchewan and requires mandatory (compulsory) certification or licensure. To see if your intended occupation is regulated in Saskatchewan, go to Regulated Occupations and Licensing Requirements.

Procedure

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

 

Saskatchewan-Experience-Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker View

Requirements

  • Have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. The job is required to be in the following National Occupation Classification (NOC) occupations:
    • NOC 8431: General Farm Worker
    • NOC 8432: Nursery and Greenhouse Worker
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter; and
  • Have worked for more than six months for the employer offering you the job, with a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Your permanent, full-time job offer must be for the same position that you have been working in for the past six months.
    • The SINP is piloting criteria changes over 2019-2021 for specific semi-skilled occupations. If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan, you can apply if you have proof that you previously worked in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months as a General Farm Worker or Nursery and Greenhouse Worker.
    • Your work permit must be for one of the following programs:
      • Seasonal Agriculture Worker Program;
      • International Experience Canada; or
      • Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
  • Have completed the equivalent of a Canadian secondary school education (high school) or above, as demonstrated by a valid Educational Credential Assessment.
  • Have a minimum language score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 if your job offer is in a NOC 'C' occupation.

Procedure

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.