Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker Reopens

The International Skilled Worker — Express Entry sub-class of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has been reopened. The Saskatchewan government renewed its website on July 20th to declare that this Canadian immigration program is presently open to new applications.

This sub-category is for skilled workers with vast knowledge in an in demand occupation in Saskatchewan and who are currently in the government Express Entry pool. As this is an improved immigration category, an outstanding nomination will result in candidates being awarded 600 points under the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) and accepting an Invitation to Apply (ITA) at a draw from the Express Entry pool. This is the seventh time that the sub-category has opened since it was initially presented a year ago; the admission cap normally fills almost immediately, often within a few days, or even hours.

Minimum Requirements:

To qualify for the SINP’s International Skilled Worker — Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-category, applicants must:

· Have verification of legitimate status, if living in Canada

· Must have been accepted into IRCC’s Express Entry pool and possess an Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Validation Code, the number and code must be included in the SINO application

· Show language test results from a designated testing agency that matches the language level declared in their Express Entry profile

· Have completed at least one year of post-secondary education or training which is equivalent to the Canadian education system and which has resulted in a degree, diploma, certificate or a certificate equivalent to a trade certificate

· Have a minimum level of work experience related to their field of education or training in a highly skilled occupation, which is considered to be in-demand in Saskatchewan [at least one year of work experience in the past 10 years in a skilled profession; at least two years of work experience in a skilled trade within the past 5 years; at least one year of skilled work experience in Canada in the past three years

· Attain proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if their profession is regulated in Saskatchewan and requires mandatory certification or licensing

· Possess a certificate of qualification in their skilled trade from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission if their work experience is in a skilled trade

· Have proof a sufficient settlement funds and a settlement plan

· Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid

Here are a few of the SINP In-Demand Occupation List

1. Computer and Information Systems Managers

2. Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services

3. Recreation, Sports and Fitness Program and Service Directors

4. Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers

5. Facility Operation and Maintenance Managers

6. Appliance Servicers and Repairs

7. Automotive Service Technicians, Trucks and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers

8. Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanics

9. Gas Fitters

10. Technical Occupations in Geometric and Meteorology

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