You may apply to the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) under the Skilled Workers category if you have an offer of permanent full-time employment in Saskatchewan:
This sub-category is for applicants who are interested in living and working in Saskatchewan and who have a confirmed offer of permanent full-time employment with a Saskatchewan employer in an occupation that falls into the NOC Matrix code level of A or B or in an apprentice-able trade in Saskatchewan. The National Occupational Classification code levels “A” and “B” can be found on the NOC matrix.
To be eligible in this sub-category you must:
To be eligible in this sub-category you must:
Be applying in an occupation or trade that falls into the NOC Matrix level “O” or “A” or “B” or is an apprenticeship-able trade in Saskatchewan.Business Category
A business nominee will be an individual who identifies a business opportunity in the province’s key sectors or industries that will enhance the production of goods, the provision of services, exports, technology, or research in Saskatchewan.
Each application will be considered on its individual merit to determine if the proposed business will be of significant benefit to the key sectors of the provincial economy. Business applicants will:
Please note that a business applicant must intend to manage and operate a business in Saskatchewan, and live in the province. Business plans that involve investments in a Saskatchewan business where the applicant will not have responsibility to manage and operate the business will be deemed passive investment schemes and disallowed. Passive investments include business plans where the applicant:
The province’s key sectors are:
Graduated foreign students working for a Saskatchewan employer can apply for nomination and permanent landed status when:
Foreign students who have studied in Saskatchewan and have been sponsored by an agency or government and are expected to return to their country of origin to work are excluded from this category.
The applicant must show they are able to meet all occupational licensing or credential requirements in order to work in their occupation in Saskatchewan. Applicants should contact the appropriate governing body to ensure their educational, professional and/or trade qualifications meet Canadian and Saskatchewan standards prior to submitting their application. If the applicant’s permanent job offer is in an occupation where licensing or other credentials are required to work in Saskatchewan, their credentials, license or other form of approval from the regulatory association for that occupation will be required.
Graduated foreign students working for a Saskatchewan employer on a post graduation work permit, who have received a certificate, diploma, or degree from a recognized Canadian post secondary educational institution outside of Saskatchewan, can contact the SINP for more information. Health professionals working in the public health system are not eligible under this category and should review the SINP Health Professionals category.SINP - Health Professions Category
Health professional applicants are individuals whose education and professional certification qualify them for employment in Saskatchewan in a Designated Health Profession.
The SINP works in co-operation with Saskatchewan health employers, professional associations, Saskatchewan Health, and other health stakeholders, to identify Designated Health Professions as occupations experiencing a sustained occupational shortage that cannot be met through domestic recruitment, education or training.
Currently, physicians and nurses are the only “Designated Health Professions” under the SINP. Further professions are under review in consultation with health sector stakeholders. Watch this site for additional health professions to be added as “Designated Health Professions.”Farm Owner/Operator Category
Farm owner/operator nominees will be individuals with proven experience in farming, substantial capital available to invest in a farming operation, and who have made a signed offer to purchase land for a farming operation in Saskatchewan.
Under the SINP, Saskatchewan can nominate individuals who intend to purchase and operate a farming operation in Saskatchewan. Applicants considering applying under this category are encouraged to contact SINP officials to learn more about the eligibility criteria of the program. SINP officials will also ensure applicants are contacted by officials in Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization who can advise them on the type of farming operation they intend to operate in Saskatchewan.
There are four eligibility criteria for the Farm Owner/Operator category:
The farm owner/operator category is restricted to proprietary businesses that include primary agricultural production. Agri-business operations that do not involve primary agricultural production, or farm operations that involve some form of joint venture with existing Saskatchewan operations, would be eligible to apply under the Business category.