Saskatchewan Immigration Nomination Program - SINP 2021

Saskatchewan Immigration Nomination Program - SINP 2021

Do you know? More than 1.1 million people live, work, and play in Saskatchewan, each with a story to share.

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) offers a way to those immigrants who want to live & settle/immigrate to Saskatchewan, Canada.

Saskatchewan is a land of opportunities, and Saskatchewan selects those skilled foreign workers wishing to settle and contribute to Saskatchewan permanently. Through Saskatchewan PNP.

If you are a skilled foreign worker, wanting to settle in Canada, Start your life in Saskatchewan; apply for your Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)/ Saskatchewan PNP.

Benefits of Saskatchewan PNP

  1. Competitive application processing times - Saskatchewan PNP nomination in less than three months.
  2. You can be eligible at the age of 49 years.
  3. No job offer letter is mandatory for Saskatchewan/ Canada.
  4. Minimum 4.5 bands in IELTS are acceptable.
  5. Job Opportunities in Saskatchewan.

Job openings in Saskatchewan can be found on the following websites. New jobs are posted regularly on the following websites, so you should visit these sites often.

  1. is the largest job site in Saskatchewan. It lists job postings in entry-level, trade, professional and management positions.
  2. Health Careers in Saskatchewan lists healthcare jobs with Saskatchewan Regional Health Authorities and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency.
  3. Saskatchewan Government Careers features jobs available with the provincial government.
  4. The Job Bank is a Government of Canada website that helps you find jobs available across the country. It also includes information on licensing, training options, regulatory bodies, and wages.
  5. Saskatchewan Government Careers features jobs available with the provincial government.
  6. The Job Bank is a Government of Canada website that helps you find jobs available across the country. It also includes information on licensing, training options, regulatory bodies, and wages.

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Why You Should Immigrate To Saskatchewan

If you are planning to immigrate to Saskatchewan to work, live or study you are not alone. In the past five years, there have been a burgeoning number of people relocating to the province.

Five reasons why people are flocking to Saskatchewan

  1. Plenty of Job Opportunities:-
    Do you know that Saskatchewan has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada? That’s right; the rate staggers at around 3.9%, while the national average is about 7 %. With more and more start-ups and companies settling in this area, the unemployment rate will continue to be relatively low, making Saskatchewan a jobseekers magnet.

  2. Ample Salary:-
    For the past five years, the average weekly wage for Saskatchewan workers has stood around $970, making it the third-best province. Another advantage is that the median salary has also been steadily increasing for the past decade. Seeing Saskatchewan’s growth during the time of national struggle places even more faith in the up and coming province.

  3. Favourable Immigration Policies and Help:-
    Every year, Saskatchewan welcomes more than 9,000 immigrants from over 180 nations across the globe. What attracts immigrants to the province is its friendly Provincial Nominee Program designed to make immigration easy for people with experience and skills in high demand. What’s more — Saskatchewan has for the past decade had more individuals relocating to the province from other regions of the country than those leaving.

  4. Vibrant Economic Growth and Population:-
    Saskatchewan is home to some of the fastest-growing cities in the country, including Regina and Saskatoon. The latter is the second-fastest burgeoning city in Canada, with a steady year over the year growth rate of over 4 per cent. The population of Saskatchewan is also blooming, with Millennia’s and immigrants lighting the way.

  5. Free Subsidize Govt. Services:-
    Government of Saskatchewan Ensure following services to their Resident or Citizens.
    Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS) Support
    Free Monthly Child Care Subsidy
    Discounted Bus Pass Program
    Drug Cost Assistance
    Home Repair Program
    Individualized Funding for Home Care
    $20,000 scholarship is awarded to Graduate & Post graduate students.
    Saskatchewan Employment Supplement (SES)
    Individual personal loan without security
    Seniors Income Plan (SIP)

Saskatchewan PNP Programs

Immigrate to Saskatchewan under the category that best fits your needs.

  • International Skilled Worker Category:
    Only for those skilled foreign workers who have desirables skills that are in demand in Saskatchewan & want to work and live in Saskatchewan. This Saskatchewan PNP category further divided into three subcategories.
    International Skilled Worker: Employment Offer:
    You may be eligible in this subcategory if you have a job offer letter from Saskatchewan( Expect Health & hospitality) and also meet another parameter such as:
    Saskatchewan Points grid minimum 60/110
    IELTS CLB 4 score
    at least one-year work experience in the past ten year

    International Skilled Worker: Saskatchewan Express Entry:
    If you want to apply for Saskatchewan Express Entry, your profile must be in the Express Entry pool, and you
    Must score 60/110 points as per Saskatchewan PNP points system
    IELTS- general training CLB 7 score or IELTS 6 bands in each module.
    Your work experience & education must be relevant to each other.
    Minimum of one-year work experience in the past ten years in the Saskatchewan occupation in-demand list.
    Also need to meet Professional Licensure requirements for your job.
    Settlement funds

    International Skilled Worker: Occupation In-Demand:
    Suppose you want to apply for Saskatchewan Occupation In-Demand. In that case, you don’t require any job offer letter from Saskatchewan, even there is no need to file for Express entry.
    You need to meet the following criteria to apply for Saskatchewan Occupation in-demand stream.
    Must score 60/110 points.
    IELTS CLB 4 score.
    At least one-year work experience in the past ten year.
    SINP Requirements Related to Professional Status or Licensure.
    Need to show settlement funds; funds requirements depend upon the number of family members.

  • Saskatchewan Experience Category: This program is applicable only for those foreign nationals who are currently living and working in Saskatchewan.
  • To know more, click here

  • Entrepreneur Category Is for entrepreneurs who plan to start a business in Saskatchewan.

  • Farm Category Is for experienced farmers who plan to buy and operate a farm in Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan PNP draw

Saskatchewan Periodically invites the highest scoring candidates to form the Saskatchewan EOI pool, this process is known as Saskatchewan PNP Draw.

This page will show you the number of invitations issued by Saskatchewan PNP, Date of Draw, minimum points score (called cut-off) requirements, and NOC codes invited in the Saskatchewan PNP draw. Saskatchewan does not limit the intake of EOI profiles.

Please note Saskatchewan PNP invitation is valid for 60 days. If you fail to submit your Nomination application, your profile would be removed from the Saskatchewan EOI system.

What is an EOI system?

An EOI stands for Expression of Interest. It is pre-application; individuals interested in settling in Saskatchewan need to submit EOI; if you meet the selection criteria of Saskatchewan PNP, you will get an Invitation from the Saskatchewan EOI system.

You can apply Saskatchewan EOI under Saskatchewan occupations in Demand or Express Entry sub-categories under the SINP.

How is an EOI profile created?

To create Saskatchewan EOI, you need to register in the SINP's online system and complete an online EOI profile. To make Saskatchewan EOI, the applicant needs to enter essential details about themselves, including name, date of birth, home country and email address and then self-assess using the SINP point assessment grid.

How many people will be invited to each Saskatchewan PNP draw? Or How often will draws occur?

The number of Invitation (size) & date (frequency) of Saskatchewan PNP draws are completely based on Saskatchewan PNP's labour market need and provincial priorities. Saskatchewan usually conducts a draw every 15 days; if not, Saskatchewan Draw will take place every two months, at a minimum.

Please note Saskatchewan does not announce the upcoming date of Draws.

Saskatchewan ISW EOI Selection Results

Saskatchewan PNP Eligibility

To apply for Saskatchewan PNP, you need to select the category under which you want to apply for Saskatchewan PNP application. Saskatchewan has various categories and subcategories, so choose the most suitable category to apply for Saskatchewan PNP.

Please find the eligibility criteria of the most popular Saskatchewan PNP subcategories called Saskatchewan Express entry and Saskatchewan occupation in demand.

Saskatchewan PNP eligibility criteria / requirements

  • Occupation:
    Before applying for the Saskatchewan PNP nomination program, you must check whether your profile/ occupation is listed on the Saskatchewan occupation list. Saskatchewan demand list is known as Saskatchewan occupation in demand.
    Please note some of the occupations require additional skills, qualification specialization & licensing requirements. You can talk to our Saskatchewan PNP expert before finalizing your nominated NOC code to have more insight into the SINP program.
    Please find Saskatchewan occupation in demand list here

  • Qualification:
    You Must have a post-secondary qualification relevant to your employment; for the education obtained outside Canada, you must submit an educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization.

  • Work Experience:
    You must have a minimum of 1-year full time paid work experience in the last ten years; you must ensure your work experience must be relevant to the NOC code you selected to apply for your Saskatchewan PNP.

  • Licensure or on Job Training:
    If your occupation is regulated in Saskatchewan, Canada, then you need to apply for a Professional licensing exam or show proof of eligibility for a licensure for your job before applying to Saskatchewan PNP.
    If you are unsure whether you require licensing status or on the job training, please find the regulated occupation list of Saskatchewan.

  • Saskatchewan Points:
    You also need to score a minimum of 60 points out of 110 on the SINP point assessment grid. These points are based on your age, qualification, employment, communication skills, blood relative in Saskatchewan, job offer letter & adaptability.
    Please find a summary of Saskatchewan PNP points.
    Age 12 Points
    Education 23 points
    Work Experience 15 points
    Language proficiency (English & French) 30 points
    Close family relative in Saskatchewan 20
    Past work experience in Saskatchewan 05
    Past student experience in Saskatchewan 05
    Total 110
  • calculate you points through SINP points calculator

  • Language requirements:
    Saskatchewan accepts both English and French language, so applicants have a choice and they can opt either one language or both
    For English language proficiency, you have the option you can write either IELTS or CELPIP. If you are writing IELTS exam, then you need to score CLB 4 (Listening - 4.5 Reading - 3.5 Writing - 4 Speaking – 4) and if you are writing CELPIP, you need to score Listening - 4 Reading - 4 Writing - 4 Speaking – 4.
    For French language proficiency again, you have a choice to write either TEF or TCF. If you choose TEF, you need to score Listening - 145 Reading - 121 Writing - 181 Speaking – 181, and if you write TCF, then the score must be Listening - 331 Reading - 342 Writing - 4 Speaking - 4
  • If you wrote IELTS and want to convert it to CLB, use our IELTS to CLB calculator

    Saskatchewan PNP points calculator

  • Settlement Fund:
    You need to show that you have a minimum amount/settlement fund to support your household during your employment search in Saskatchewan post-arrival.
    The minimum amount required for your Saskatchewan PNP application is based on the number of family members. Please, you must maintain the "Minimum Funds Required" for a minimum of three months before you submit your application.

You must have proof of settlement funds to support your family while you are in Canada.

Number of Persons in Household Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)
One person CAD 12,960
Two members CAD 16,135
Three members CAD 19,836
Four members CAD 24,083
Five members CAD 27,315
Six members CAD 30,806

Please note Saskatchewan Nominations program criteria / SINP EOI can change at any time, so please update your profile before submitting your application. Please note that your application will be refused if your application is too brief or does not include all the necessary details.

Well, if you fail to meet any SINP PNP requirements, you will not be able to apply for the Canadian Permanent Residence under Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program at least. For better and faster SINP chances, your primary purpose must be to meet the SINP eligibility requirements.

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How do I apply for Saskatchewan PNP?

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  • Check your Saskatchewan PNP eligibility:
    Getting to know about your eligibility chances for Saskatchewan PNP is of utmost importance. You must be clear and confident about your eligibility factors like age, educational qualification, work experience, occupation in demand, language ability, EOI draws, quota update etc.
    Are you confused about the technicalities? The simple and easy route is getting a technical assessment report made by technical experts for Saskatchewan PNP.

  • Gather your documents:
    Once you are sure about your Saskatchewan PNP eligibility, prepare your essential documents to support your Saskatchewan visa application.
    Documents are crucial in deciding your fate for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. Do make sure to arrange all of them; otherwise, you might face rejection or cancellation of your application.
    Click here to have the complete Saskatchewan (SINP) document checklist to apply for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.

  • Apply for SINP Application:
    To apply to Saskatchewan PNP, you must submit Saskatchewan EOI, post successfully submission your Saskatchewan expression of interest, your profile will be in the Saskatchewan EOI pool for one year. Here you will be ranked as per the Saskatchewan PNP points grid; applicants with high scores within the pool of candidates will have a higher chance of being invited to apply.
    Please note the Invitation to apply is valid for 60 days; you need to submit your documents along with the fee.

  • Saskatchewan PNP outcome:
    Post receiving your complete set of documents and fee; the Saskatchewan visa officer will start assessing your documents, points claimed, visa category and verification of your credential etc. If your assessment is found positive, you get the Saskatchewan PNP nomination approved, and now you will get an additional CRS 600 score to apply your Canada PR.
    The Saskatchewan Pre-Assessment / integrity review officer determines if the application is incomplete and the missing documents or found fraud or misleading information to claim points or increase points either intentionally or unintentionally then the Pre-Assessment Team will follow these steps:
  1. The file is closed as ineligible;
  2. The Saskatchewan office will ban you for 2-5 years to further apply the Saskatchewan PNP.
  3. Applicant credentials will be red-flagged and will be informed to CIC Canada.
  4. Canadian family member/ relative/ friend will be marked ineligible to support other applications for the next five years.

Before starting, please familiarize yourself with the eligibility criteria.

Saskatchewan PNP Cost/Fee

For SINP PNP nomination application fee is: CAD 350. Payment can be made by Visa or MasterCard issued credit cards and debit cards.

Check Application Processing Times for SINP

The Saskatchewan PNP processing time depends on several factors such as the category you are applying for, the quality of documents, how quickly the response visa officer concerns, and how soon Saskatchewan gets to verify your credentials.

Please find the Saskatchewan PNP processing time as per the category.

SINP Category Processing time in weeks
International Skilled Worker
Employment Offer 3 weeks
Occupation In-Demand 24 weeks
Express Entry 32 weeks
Saskatchewan Experience
Existing Work Permit 2 weeks
Health Professionals 3 weeks
International Students 3 weeks
Hospitality Workers 2 weeks
Entrepreneur and Farm
Entrepreneur Applications* Not available
Entrepreneurs Nominations 14 weeks
Farmers* Not available

Please Note:- The Saskatchewan PNP processing time keeps updating every quarter; the above said SINP nomination processing times does not include the time awaiting additional information from applicants or time spent under program integrity review if required. Applicants who have been requested to submit other documentation may experience another 3 to 4 weeks to the posted processing times.

Saskatchewan PNP Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, PNP system of Saskatchewan immigration is open throughout the year and an applicant can file a Saskatchewan PNP application any time.
As per the recent Saskatchewan PNP draws, the province has the potential to issue invitations for the score as low as 70.
The processing time for the Saskatchewan PNP differs based on the type of the application. The varying processing time for various categories is given below:
  1. SINP Job Approval- Average 6 weeks;
  2. International Skilled Worker- Average 16 weeks but can slip 4-6 weeks further if any document is incomplete;
  3. Saskatchewan Experience- Average 2 weeks; and
  4. Entrepreneur and Farm category- Average 12- 24 weeks

However this is the goal time period to process the SINP applications, the time period may vary and can become longer as per the situations.

To opt for the Saskatchewan PNP, you have to follow some steps. The steps are given below:
  1. Create an Express Entry profile;
  2. Choose Saskatchewan residence preference;
  3. Create your profile on the online SINP portal;
  4. Submit the documents and information;
  5. Get a nomination from the province if your profile meets the province’s labour market demands;
  6. Apply for the permanent residence; and
  7. Get the PR visa
In order to know which jobs are in demand in Saskatchewan, an individual must refer the SINP Occupation-In-Demand List 2021 which enlists all the occupations demanded by the labour market of Saskatchewan province.
Being located in the prairie region of Canada, it is the sunniest province of Canada. Its economy is growing at a fast pace. It has 4% of the unemployment rate, the lowest unemployment rate in the entire Canada. The minimum wage in Saskatchewan is $ 10 per hour. The average family income in Saskatchewan is around $80,000 which is the reason behind the high standard of living. The housing costs in Saskatchewan are also very low which makes it quite convenient place to settle in less.
Saskatchewan welcomes a number of immigrants every year within its borders. The Saskatchewan PNP provide brilliant opportunities for the international students, skilled professionals, skilled workers, farmers etc. to stay in Saskatchewan to fill the labour market gaps and increase the potential of its economy. If you are looking for a habitable province in Canada to immigrate to, then Saskatchewan will not disappoint you.
Any score above the minimum score of 67 can get you Canada PR as long as you comply with other requirements also.
Yes, 75 is a good score to apply for the Canada PR but there are other requirements to fulfill in order to acquire the Canada PR finally. This score does not assure alone the availability of the Canada PR.
Although all the PNP are easy to get a Canada PR to, Ontario and Saskatchewan are the easiest provinces to get the Canada PR of because of their flexible and soft requirements for Canada PR.
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