Saskatchewan PNP

Immigration Provincial Nominee Program
Introduction:

The SINP accepts applications under the following categories: International Skilled Worker Category, Saskatchewan Experience Category,and Entrepreneur and Farm Categories.

International Skilled Worker Category includes: International Skilled Worker: Employment Offer Category, International Skilled Worker: Occupations In-Demand Category, and International Skilled Worker: Saskatchewan Express Entry Category.

Saskatchewan Experience Category includes: Skilled Worker with Existing Work Permit Category, Semi-Skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work Permit Category, Health Professionals Category, Hospitality Sector Project Category, Long Haul Truck Driver Project Category, and Students. Entrepreneur and Farm Category includes Entrepreneur Category, Farm Owner and Operator Category, and International Graduate Entrepreneur Category.

International Skilled Worker: Employment Offer Category Criteria:
  1. Have legal status if residing in Canada
  2. Have a language score of at least CLB 4
  3. Have an offer of permanent, full-time employment in Saskatchewan, and the position is in NOC 0, A, B or in a designated trade in Saskatchewan
  4. Have at least one-year work experience in the past 10 years in your intended occupation
  5. Show proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure, if applicable
  6. Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP grid
International Skilled Worker: Occupations In-Demand Category Criteria:
  1. Have legal status if residing in Canada
  2. Have a language score of at least CLB 4
  3. Have completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship that’s comparable to that in Canada,earned a diploma, certificate or degree
  4. Have work experience that is high skilled and not on the Excluded Occupation List
  5. For skilled professionals: 1-year work experience in the past 10 years;for trades: 2-years’ work experience in the past 5 years; for both: 1-year work experience in Canada in the past 3 years
  6. Work experience related to your occupation and education
  7. Show proof of Professional Status or Licensure if required for your occupation
  8. Have enough settlement funds
  9. Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP grid
International Skilled Worker: Saskatchewan Express Entry Category Criteria:
  1. Are accepted into IRCC’s Express Entry Pool, have an Express Entry profile Number and Job Seeker Validation Code
  2. Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid
  3. Have completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship that’s comparable to the Canadian education system of at least one year in length
  4. 1-year work experience in the past 10 years for skilled professionals (not tradespeople); or 2 years work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years for skilled tradespeople; or 1 year work experience in Canada in the past three years (skilled tradespeople and skilled professionals)
  5. Have experience in an occupation that is high skilled and not on the Excluded Occupation List.
  6. Your above work experience must be in the field of your completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship. 
  7. Show proof of Professional Status or Licensure if required for your occupation
  8. Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.

The Excluded Occupation List

NOCOccupation Title
0011Legislators
0012Senior government managers and officials
0015Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.
0311Managers in health care
0411Government managers – health and social policy development and program administration
0412Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration
0413Government managers – education policy development and program administration
0414Other managers in public administration
0422School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
0431Commissioned police officers
0432Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
0433Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces
0511Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers
0512Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
0513Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors
0823Managers in aquaculture
1111Financial auditors and accountants
1113Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
1227Court officers and justices of the peace
1228Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers
1312Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
1314Assessors, valuators and appraisers
1315Customs, ship and other brokers
2111Physicists and astronomers
2113Geoscientists and oceanographers
2114Meteorologists and climatologists
2115Other professional occupations in physical sciences
2122Forestry professionals
2145Petroleum engineers
2146Aerospace engineers
2152Landscape architects
2153Urban and land use planners
2271Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors
2273Deck officers, water transport
2274Engineer officers, water transport
2275Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators
3011Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors
3012Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
3111Specialist physicians
3112General practitioners and family physicians
3113Dentists
3114Veterinarians
3121Optometrists
3124Allied primary health practitioners
3125Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
3131Pharmacists
3132Dietitians and nutritionists
3141Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
3142Physiotherapists
3144Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
3213Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
3221Denturists
3222Dental hygienists and dental therapists
3231Opticians
3232Practitioners of natural healing
3233Licensed practical nurses
3236Massage therapists
4012Post-secondary teaching and research assistants
4031Secondary school teachers
4032Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
4111Judges
4112Lawyers and Quebec notaries
4154Professional occupations in religion
4155Probation and parole officers and related occupations
4168Program officers unique to government
4217Other religious occupations
4311Police officers (except commissioned)
4312Firefighters
4313Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Forces
5111Librarians
5112Conservators and curators
5113Archivists
5121Authors and writers
5122Editors
5123Journalists
5125Translators, terminologists and interpreters
5131Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
5132Conductors, composers and arrangers
5133Musicians and singers
5134Dancers
5135Actors and comedians
5136Painters, sculptors and other visual artists
5211Library and public archive technicians
5212Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries
5221Photographers
5222Film and video camera operators
5223Graphic arts technicians
5224Broadcast technicians
5225Audio and video recording technicians
5226Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
5227Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts
5231Announcers and other broadcasters
5232Other performers, n.e.c.
5241Graphic designers and illustrators
5242Interior designers and interior decorators
5243Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers
5244Artisans and craftspersons
5245Patternmakers – textile, leather and fur products
5251Athletes
5252Coaches
5253Sports officials and referees
5254Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness
6231Insurance agents and brokers
6232Real estate agents and salespersons
6311Food service supervisors
6314Customer and information services supervisors
6341Hairstylists and barbers
6343Shoe repairers and shoemakers
6346Funeral directors and embalmers
7233Sheet metal workers
7247Cable television service and maintenance technicians
7253Gas fitters
7303Supervisors, printing and related occupations
7316Machine fitters
7318Elevator constructors and mechanics
7331Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics
7361Railway and yard locomotive engineers
7372Drillers and blasters – surface mining, quarrying and construction
8232Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers
8261Fishing masters and officers
8262Fishermen/women
9214Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
9217Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing
9221Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling
9222Supervisors, electronics manufacturing
9223Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing
9224Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing
9227Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
9235Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators
9243Water and waste treatment plant operators
Skilled Worker with Existing Work Permit Category Criteria:
  1. Have a permanent, full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer in a NOC level 0, A, or B occupation, or in a designated trade
  2. Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter
  3. Have worked for more than six months at the same position in job offer for the employer offering the permanent job, with a valid work permit
  4. Have a minimum language score of CLB 4 if the job offer is in a NOC C occupation
  5. Have proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if applicable
Semi-Skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work Permit Category Criteria:
  1. Have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. The job is required to be NOC 8431 and 8432 occupations
  2. Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter
  3. Have worked for more than six months at the same position in job offer for the employer offering you the job, with a valid work permit; 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 on a work permit for Seasonal Agriculture Worker Program, International Experience Canada or temporary Foreign Worker Program
  4. Completed the equivalent of a Canadian secondary school education (high school) or above
  5. Have a minimum language score of CLB 4 if your job offer is in a NOC ‘C’ occupation.
Health Professionals Category Criteria:
  1. Have a valid work permit
  2. Have been working full-time in Saskatchewan as a physician, nurse, or other health professional for at least six months
  3. Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter;
  4. Have an employment offer from a medical clinic or health authority
  5. Have valid license
  6. Have a minimum language score of CLB 4 if your job offer is in a NOC ‘C’ occupation.
Hospitality Sector Project Category Criteria:
  1. Hold a valid work permit for one of the following occupations: NOC 6513, NOC 6711 or NOC 6731 through a LMIA
  2. If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan, you can apply to the Hospitality Sector category as a Food/Beverage Server if you have proof that you previously worked in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months as a Food/Beverage Server
  3. Have completed at least Grade 12 education (or its equivalent)
  4. Work in Saskatchewan for an approved Saskatchewan Hospitality employer offering the permanent job for at least six months
  5. Have an offer of permanent, full-time employment from an approved Saskatchewan Hospitality employer
  6. Language proficiency of CLB 4 or higher across all four language competencies
  7. Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter
Long Haul Truck Driver Project Category Criteria:
  1. Be working for an SINP-approved Saskatchewan trucking firm for at least six months on a temporary work permit based on a positive LMIA; 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
  2. Have a current Saskatchewan Class 1A driver’s license; 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.
  3. Have an offer of full-time, permanent employment from your employer which must be an SINP-approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan
  4. Language proficiency of CLB 4 or higher across all four language competencies
  5. Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter
Students Category Criteria:
  1. Have graduated with a certificate, diploma, or degree from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in Saskatchewan; or graduated from a program equivalent to at least one academic year (8 months) in Canada
  2. Worked for a minimum of 6 months (or 960 hours) of paid employment in Saskatchewan if graduated from Saskatchewan, work experience on-campus, off-campus, co-op terms, graduate fellowships, or on a post-graduate work permit are all valid; worked after graduation with a post-grad work permit for at least 6 consecutive months (minimum 960 hours) of paid employment in Saskatchewan in a position related to your field of study in graduated from an institute outside of Saskatchewan in Canada
  3. Have a Post-Graduate Work Permit
  4. Have a current, permanent, full-time job offer in your field of study from a Saskatchewan employer in a NOC level 0, A or B occupation, or in a designated trade, or a job offer related to your field and requiring a post-secondary education
  5. Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter
  6. Have a minimum language score of CLB 4 if work in NOC C occupation
Entrepreneur Category Criteria:
  1. Have $500,000 (CAD) at minimum in Net Business and Personal Assets
  2. Have a minimum of three years of relevant business management or entrepreneurial experience gained in the past ten years
  3. 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
  4. Complete the Points Assessment Grid in order to be scored
Farm Owner and Operator Category Criteria:
  1. Have a net worth of $500,000
  2. Sign a Performance Agreement and make a deposit of $75,000(The cash deposit will be returned to you when you’ve met the terms of the Performance Agreement. )
  3. Make a comprehensive exploratory visit to Saskatchewan for no less than 10 working days
  4. Prove that you’re an experienced farm operator
  5. Submit a business plan
International Graduate Entrepreneur Category Criteria:
  1. Are at least 21 years of age
  2. Have completed a full-time post-secondary degree or diploma of at least two years from an eligible Saskatchewan institution
  3. Have a valid Post-Graduate Work Permit, with at least 24 months remaining
  4. Have lived in Saskatchewan during their academic program (no distance-learning programs or accelerated academic program are eligible)
  5. Have a minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level of 7

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