The Saskatchewan province invited 259 candidates on May 06, 2021.
Candidates from the International Skilled worker category through Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand subcategories were invited to apply for a Canadian PR.
Candidates who received their Invitation to Apply (ITA) letters had an EOI score of at least 70.
An International Skilled Worker Expression Of Interest (EOI) submission is a pre-application that allows candidates to fill out an online form indicating their interest in applying to the SINP and show their qualifications.
Invited candidates also needed Educational Credential Assessments (ECA), to verify that their foreign education was valid and equal to a Canadian one, and their work experience in one of the 63 in-demand occupations as per the list below:
The selection round occurred through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program’s (SINP) Expression Of Interest (EOI) system, specifically from the International Skilled Worker category.
The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) limits the selection by occupation so that nominees with positive employment prospects in Saskatchewan are selected and nominations do not exceed employment demand.
The size and frequency of EOI Selections will be determined by the needs of the SINP application inventory. Selections will take place on a bi-monthly basis, at minimum.
The Occupations In-Demand (OID) and Express Entry (EE) programs are for those who have education and work experience in an in-demand occupation. Eligible occupations must fall under the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) Matrix levels:
NOC A: jobs that usually require university education.
NOC B: jobs that usually require college education or apprenticeship training.
NOC O: management.
A. International Skilled worker: Occupations In-Demand
This sub-category is for skilled workers who do not have an Express Entry profile and a job offer in Saskatchewan but are highly skilled in an in-demand occupation.
Candidates may qualify if:
• they live outside of Canada or have proof of legal status in Canada.
• Are not a refugee claimant.
• Score a minimum of 60 points out of 110 on the SINP point assessment grid. The highest-scoring candidates are then issued an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.
• Have a language score of at least CLB 4. Some employers may ask for language scores that are higher than CLB 4.
• Have completed post-secondary education, training, or apprenticeship that’s comparable to that in Canada.
• Have earned a diploma, certificate, or degree. For education outside of Canada, candidates must submit an educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization. Individuals who have completed trades or job training as part of their high school education must instead apply for Saskatchewan licensure (See Regulated Occupations and Licensing Requirements)
• Have work experience that is highly skilled and not on the Excluded Occupation List. Candidate must have a minimum of one year of full-time (minimum 30 hours per week) paid work experience in a skilled occupation over the past 10 years related to your field of education. Work experience must be in a high skilled occupation (NOC “0”, “A” or “B”) that is considered to be in demand in Saskatchewan at the time of their application.
• Work experience must be related to occupation and education
• Candidates may need to provide proof of Professional Status or of eligibility for Licensure
• Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan
B. International Skilled worker: Express Entry
This sub-category is for skilled workers who:
• Want to live and work in Saskatchewan.
• Are in the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Express Entry Pool.
• Meet the sub-category criteria.
Candidates may qualify if they live outside Canada or have proof of legal status in Canada, are not a refugee claimant, and:
• Have a valid Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Code.
• Score a minimum of 60 points on the SINP point assessment grid.
• Have a language test result that meets the federal Express Entry language requirements.
• Have completed post-secondary school or training that is comparable to at least one year of Canadian education. Candidates must have earned a diploma, certificate, or degree. For education outside of Canada, candidates must submit an educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization. Individuals who have completed trades or job training as part of their high school education must instead apply for Saskatchewan licensure (See Regulated Occupations and Licensing Requirements).
• Have experience in a job that is not on the Excluded Occupation List. See Occupations In-Demand and Express Entry Occupation Requirements for eligible occupations.
The minimum need for work experience is:
For skilled professionals (not tradespeople): one-year work experience in the past 10 years.
For skilled tradespeople: two years’ work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years.
One year of work experience in Canada in the past three years (skilled tradespeople and skilled professionals)
• The above work experience must be in the field of your completed post-secondary education or training. Work experience must be related to job and education.
• Candidates may need to show a Professional Status or proof of eligibility for Licensure for their job.
• Show settlement funds and a settlement plan.