Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
Let’s explore those categories in detail –
This category is designed for skilled workers, professionals or managers who have a full-time, permanent job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. It is divided into three sub-categories:
You may qualify to apply under the SINP Skilled Workers Category if
This category is for immigrant families living in Saskatchewan who want to help their skilled and educated family members come to work and live in the province.
Applicants must have a relative who has been living in Saskatchewan for at least one year. They must be willing to provide applicants with assistance during the immigration process and after they arrive in Saskatchewan. These relatives are called supporting family members.
HEALTH PROFESSIONS CATEGORY
Applicants to the SINP Health Professions Category must already be working full-time in Saskatchewan as a physician, nurse or other health professionals on a temporary work permit for at least six months in order to apply.
The Health Professions Category is split into three sub-categories: Physicians, Nurses, and Other Health Professionals
Basic Eligibility for Health Professions are:
Moreover, the SINP may also obtain:
HOSPITALITY SECTOR PILOT PROJECT
Under the Hospitality Sector Pilot Project the SINP can nominate foreign workers that are currently working in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months on a temporary work permit issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), supported by Service Canada’s (SC), Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Temporary Foreign Worker labour market confirmation, and in one of the following categories:
LONG HAUL TRUCK DRIVERS
The SINP Long Haul Truck Driver Project allows Saskatchewan trucking firms to bring truckers to the province under Service Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker policy for occupations requiring a high school diploma or on-the-job training. Long haul truck drivers must first begin working in Saskatchewan for an approved trucking firm on a temporary foreign work permit. If an approved trucking firm offers them permanent employment, after a minimum of 6 months employment they may apply to the SINP for permanent resident status
1. On- campus
4.Graduate fellowships that can be verified by your institution
1. In a designated trade, or
2.A job offer that is related to your field of study and requires post-secondary education.
FARM OWNERS / OPERATORS
The Farm Owner/Operator category is for individuals with proven experience in farming and substantial capital available to invest in a farming operation and who intend to purchase and operate a farming operation in Saskatchewan.
The Young Farmer stream of the Farm Owner/Operator Category is designed to allow young farm families to establish their lives and farming operations in our province’s rural areas.
To be eligible to apply under this category, you must meet all of the following five criteria:
The SINP Entrepreneur Program offers you and your family the opportunity to establish, acquire or partner in a business in Saskatchewan and be actively involved in its management.
1.Meet the minimum entry criteria; and
2.Complete the Points Assessment Grid in order to be scored once your EOI is in the pool of candidates.
1. Specific to the point plan which are given according to the points given in the Entrepreneur Category Points Grid.
2.Your ownership of at least one third (33 1/3 per cent) of the equity of a business in Saskatchewan, unless your total investment is $1 million CAD or higher;
3.The creation of two employment opportunities in Saskatchewan for Canadians or permanent residents who are not related to you.
Once you are approved for nomination, you will be required to: