Saskatchewan Express Entry Category Reopens with New Occupations List

The International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened with an expanded list of 43 in-demand occupations. This sub-category is aligned with Canada’s Express Entry immigration selection system.

Eligible candidates in the Express Entry pool with work experience in one of these occupations may be able to submit an application for a provincial nomination under the SINP, resulting in 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points being awarded and an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence being issued during a subsequent draw from the pool.

The SINP International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category operates on a first-come, first-served basis, and applicants do not need a job offer in order to apply.

Up to 600 new applications will be accepted during this intake period.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the SINP’s International Skilled Worker – Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-category, candidates must:

  • Have proof of legal status, if currently residing in Canada;
  • Have an Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Validation Code;
  • Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid.
  • Provide language test results from a designated testing agency that match the language level declared in the Express Entry profile;
  • Have completed at least one year of post-secondary education or training which is comparable to the Canadian education system and which has resulted in a degree, diploma, or certificate;
  • Have a minimum level of work experience related to their field of education or training in a highly skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, or B) that is considered to be in-demand in Saskatchewan (See in-demand occupations list above);
  • Have at least one of the following in the field of education or training occupation:
  • One year work experience in the past 10 years in a skilled profession (non-trades);
  • Two years work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years; or
  • Twelve months work experience in Canada in the past three years (trades and non-trades).
  • Obtain proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if their profession is regulated in Saskatchewan and requires mandatory (compulsory) certification or licensing; and
  • Have proof of sufficient settlement funds and a settlement plan;


After a huge gap of 3 months, Saskatchewan opened its arms for International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category under SINP or Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. About 600 new applications will be taken under this category intake. Eligible applicants whose profiles are submitted in the Express Entry candidate’s pool will be given a golden opportunity for acquiring provincial nomination certificate which can lead eventually to Canada Permanent Residency Visa.

By acquiring a provincial nomination certificate under this SINP category, applicant can achieve 600 additional points for CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) and then can be selected at any draw from the Express Entry’s candidate pool.

SINP program selects eligible applicants having required skills and experience in order to fill Saskatchewan’s labor market gaps. Kindly note that the applicants to get the nomination certificate must be present in the Express Entry’s candidate pool and is eligible under any of the three federal programs including, Federal Skilled Worker ProgramFederal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class.

Also the SINP Occupation – in-demand list has been updated. Earlier 21 occupations were listed but now the latest SINP occupation list has 17 occupations in it.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must acquire required qualifications to be eligible under SINP International Skilled Worker – Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-category:

  • legal status evidence, in case the applicant is living in  Canada currently
  • Profile has been submitted and accepted in the Express Entry’s candidate pool with having Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Validation Code which must be entered in the SINP application
  • Must submit language examination report qualifying the express entry requirement mentioned in the profile and conducted through an authorized Institution
  • Have acquired minimum 1 year of post-secondary education/training with a degree, diploma, certificate, or a trade certificate equivalent to the Canadian education system
  • Have acquired employment experience relevant to the academic or training field under a highly skilled occupation level NOC 0, A, or B present in the SINP in-demand occupations list:
  1. Minimum 1 year of experience in the last 10 years under a skilled profession (non-trades), OR
  2. Minimum 2 years of experience in a skilled trade in the last 5 years, OR
  3. Minimum 1 year of experience in Canada in the last 3 years (trades and non-trades)
  • Acquire eligibility evidences for Saskatchewan licensure in case the profession is managed in Saskatchewan and requires mandatory certification/licensing
  • Acquire a qualification certificate for the skilled trade under the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission in case the employment experience falls under a skilled trade
  • Must have a satisfying settlement funds and a settlement plan
  • Must acquire a minimum score of 60 points under SINP point calculator.

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Saskatchewan Express Entry Immigration Category Opened

The renowned International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened inviting 500 new visa applications on February 14 this year.

Under this particular sub-category, eligible applicants, who have submitted their profile in the Express Entry pool can apply and achieve a nomination certificate from the province of Saskatchewan. This gives the applicants 600 additional points from the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), and that applicant will be chosen at a subsequent draw from the pool by Canadian Government.

Find out if you are eligible or not under SINP program with SINP POINT CALCULATOR

SINP government is inviting eligible candidates with the required skills and qualification needed to fill the skill gap in the Saskatchewan’s labour market. Applicants under the Express Entry sub-category must have been submitted their profile in the Express Entry pool, and should be eligible for any of the three economic programs, Federal Skilled WorkerFederal Skilled Trades, and the Canadian Experience Class.

Find out if your job profile is present in the highly demanded OCCUPATION LIST OF SASKATCHEWAN

The Provincial Nominee Program for Saskatchewan is termed as SINP – Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. It allows the province to nominate skilled and experienced applicants through the federal government for permanent residence by awarding them with the Saskatchewan Provincial Nomination Certificate under Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. With this nomination the applicant can further apply for Canada permanent residency visa.

The processing time compared to other Canadian immigration classes proves to faster in Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.

The applications for SINP are accepted under the below mentioned categories:

  • International Skilled Worker Category
  • Saskatchewan Experience Category
  • Entrepreneur and Farm Category

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Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee program-SINP reopened for 1,200 fresh applications under Occupations In-Demand subcategory

Breaking News: On 22 November 2016 Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program – SINP reopened its sub category ‘International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand’ for fresh intake of 1,200 applications.

SINP- occupation in demand subcategory

Under this program international skilled workers can apply for Canada permanent residency easily by acquiring the provincial nomination certificate. To get selected for this category, applicant must hold work experience in an occupation which is available in the SINP In-demand occupation list 2016.

You can find the full SINP In-demand occupation list 2016 below.

The biggest relief here is that applicant requires NO job offer in order to submit the application.

With the idea of welcoming 1,200 fresh applications, Canada made the intake cap of this SINP application cycle for the International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category bit larger compared to the past application seasons. NO doubt those Canadian employers must be facing a huge skill gap for which they require more and more skilled immigrants in the nation.

Under Saskatchewan immigrant nominee program, one will be moving as a Canadian permanent resident into the province of Saskatchewan which is known for its high living standards and huge employment opportunities.

SINP – occupation in demand applications – Past Records

SINP occupation in demand sub-category has continuously reopened earlier in 2016 many times. The last opening was on 24 October and as per the statistics reports the application intake got filled in a very shorter time. Hence, Eligible candidates are suggested to submit their application as soon as possible.

Saskatchewan immigrant nominee program SINP sub category of International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub category is not linked with the Express Entry system. So, those who failed to qualify under federal Express Entry system can possibly achieve Invitation to Apply for Canadian permanent residency under SINP occupation in demand category.

In case you miss the current application cycle, you must prepare for the next intake as under this program occupation in demand sub-category reopens for fresh application intake time and again.

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Eligibility Requirements – SINP Occupations In-Demand category

In order to be eligible under the Occupations In-Demand sub-category, applicants must have the following:

  1. If you are a Canadian resident then you need to submit a legal proof of your residency in Canada.
  2. Minimum language proficiency required is IELTS 4 bands only.
  3. Minimum education qualification required is post-secondary education or any training program of only 1 year matching the Canadian education system standards.
    * Please note that the credentials acquired must be a degree, diploma, certificate, or a certification equal to a trade certificate.
  4. Work experience of only 1 year related to the field of education or training, in an occupation which is available in the SINP In-demand occupation list 2016.
  5. Proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.
  6. 60 points score in the Saskatchewan Point System.

To find out how much you score in the Saskatchewan Point System, Click here.

SINP in demand occupation list 2016

The SINP In-demand occupation list holds 21 occupations under various industries, such as engineering, trades, agriculture, health care, and Information Technology.

Below is the full list of SINP In-demand occupation sub category:

NOC Occupation Skill Level Required certification
0213 Computer and Information Systems Managers 0 No
0423 Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services 0 No
0513 Recreation, Sports and Fitness Program and Service Directors 0 No
0714 Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers 0 No
0821 Managers in Agriculture 0 No
1224 Property Administrators B No
1225 Purchasing Agents and Officers B No
1252 Health Information Management Occupations B No
2161 Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries A No
2171 Information Systems Analysts and Consultants A No
2221 Biological Technologists and Technicians B No
2225 Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists B No
2231 Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians B No
2232 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians B No
2244 Aircraft Instrument, Electrical and Avionics Mechanics, Technicians and Inspectors B No
2253 Drafting Technologists and Technicians B No
2255 Technical Occupations in Geomantic and Meteorology B No
7253 Gas Fitters B No
7312 Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanics B No
7321 Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers B No
7332 Appliance Servicers and Repairers B No


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SINP Occupations In-Demand Category reopened with 700 applications

A well known Canadian migration alternative in the region of Saskatchewan has revived for a set number of utilization. On Monday, October 24, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) reported that it’s International Skilled Worker SINP Occupations In-Demand Category would acknowledge up to 700 applications. This denotes the fifth time this SINP sub-class has had an application allow so far this year. On the off chance that past admission periods are anything to pass by, it can be normal that the most recent admission top might be come to inside days, or even hours.

*Upgrade: The admission top of 700 applications for the SINP International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-class was come to on the evening of October 24, hours after this article was initially distributed.

Under this SINP sub-class, people with work involvement in one of Saskatchewan’s sought after occupations may present an application for a common designation endorsement. With this declaration, people may the present an application for perpetual living arrangement to the central government. No employment offer is required keeping in mind the end goal to be qualified under this sub-classification. This sub-class is not adjusted to the government Express Entry movement choice framework.

In light of its interesting qualification necessities, it is conceivable that people who are not qualified for Express Entry (for instance, on account of dialect capacity) — and also people who are qualified for Express Entry yet who have so far not got an Invitation to Apply for perpetual living arrangement — might be qualified for this SINP sub-classification. The present occupation list contains 21 occupations over a scope of businesses, prominently in building, exchanges, agribusiness, medicinal services, and IT. A full rundown of popular occupations might be found underneath.

SINP Occupations In-Demand Category: Eligibility Requirements

Keeping in mind the end goal to be qualified under the Occupations In-Demand sub-class, candidates must:

  • Have evidence of legitimate status, if as of now living in Canada;
  • Have a base dialect score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4;
  • Have finished no less than one year of post-optional instruction or preparing practically identical to the Canadian training framework;
    • The program of study probably brought about a degree, recognition, endorsement, or an authentication proportional to an exchange testament.
  • Have no less than one-year of paid work involvement in the previous ten years identified with their field of instruction or preparing, in an exceptionally gifted occupation (NOC 0, An, or B) that is thought to be popular in Saskatchewan (See sought after occupations list, beneath);
  • Obtain confirmation of qualification for Saskatchewan licensure if their calling is directed in Saskatchewan and requires obligatory (necessary) affirmation or authorizing;
  • Have confirmation of settlement assets and a settlement arrange; and
  • Score at least 60 brings up of 100 on the point appraisal framework.

To calculate your eligibility points, click here.

SINP Occupations In-Demand Category Occupations List

The International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category has its own particular list of Occupation with job profiles which are facing skill gaps in Saskatchewan. Click Saskatchewan Occupation – in-demand list to see if you have experience in any of the demanded occupation.

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SINP 2016 – 2017 calling skilled workers for Canada Immigration

The International Skilled Worker: Occupations In-Demand opened on August 30, 2016.
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