Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) or Saskatchewan PNP is the official Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Saskatchewan province. Candidates who wish to go to Saskatchewan province of Canada need to apply by SINP online application in the Saskatchewan PNP Express Entry System. After this in Saskatchewan SINP processing time, the verification of the application of the candidate takes place. But before applying for the SINP the candidate needs to refer to SINP occupation in demand in order to see whether their current job experience falls in the in-demand category list and to judge Saskatchewan PNP eligibility. For being eligible to apply to the SINP Express Entry pool the candidate needs to score the required points on the SINP points assessment grid which will help the Candidates to obtain Saskatchewan immigration points. In order to be updated for Saskatchewan PNP, a candidate should follow the SINP latest news and follow Saskatchewan PNP latest draw.

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has many categories and stream in it that enable highly educated and skilled foreign nationals to be able to immigrate to Saskatchewan under the Saskatchewan Skilled worker category. Where their profiles are listed in the express entry pool. Candidates applying to for the same are assessed on the basis of various factors which help in determining their eligibility for obtaining the Saskatchewan Provincial Nomination Certificate under Saskatchewan PNP which later helps in obtaining a permanent residency in Canada.

How to apply to SINP?

Candidates willing to immigrate to Saskatchewan can apply for immigration under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) through Express entry. This program is devised to enable capable immigrants with good skills and ample experience to obtain the Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Certificate which later proves to be helpful for the foreign nationals to apply for a  permanent residency, the upside of applying for a Canada PR after obtaining a Saskatchewan provincial nominee certificate is that the processing is way faster as compared to any other Canadian Immigration classes.

SINP Categories

There are different categories under which the candidates are considered for the SINP immigration. These categories divide the candidates according to professions and lay down the norms through which they could enter the Saskatchewan province. Following are the categories:-

1.) International Skilled Worker Category

Under the International Skilled Worker Category of SINP is made for candidates who intend to work and live in Saskatchewan. Under this program the candidates are assessed on a points system and can be nominated under one of the three sub-categories:

  • International Skilled worker- Employment offer: This sub-category is made for skilled workers with a skilled job offer from an employer in Saskatchewan.
  • International Skilled worker- Occupations In-demand: This sub-category is made for the highly skilled workers who have experience in an in-demand occupation in Saskatchewan but do not have a job offer from any employer in the province.
  • ✍ International Skilled worker- Saskatchewan Express Entry: This sub-category helps the province to nominate individuals who already have an application under process in the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship express entry pool and possess skilled work experience in an in-demand occupation in Saskatchewan.

2.) Saskatchewan Experience Category

The Saskatchewan Experience Category is made for all the foreign workers who currently reside in the state. Under this program there are sub-categories:

  • ✍ Existing work permit: This sub-category is for individuals who have been working in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months on a valid work permit.
  • ✍ Health Professionals: This sub-category is for individuals who have worked as physicians, nurses or were in any other health professions in the state for at least six months.
  • ✍ Hospitality Sector project: This sub-category is for individuals who are currently working in Saskatchewan in the hospitality industry as food and beverage servers, food counter attendants, kitchen helpers or as housekeeping and cleaning staff for at least six months.
  • ✍ Long Haul Truck Driver Project: This sub-category is for the people who are currently working for a trucking firm in the state. The drivers should have worked in Saskatchewan for six months with their current employer before applying.
  • ✍ Students: This sub-category is for students who are graduates from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada. Among all the requirements the students must have worked in Saskatchewan for at least 24 months before applying or for six months in the institution is located in Saskatchewan.

3.) Entrepreneur and Farm Category

The Entrepreneur and Farm Category is for individuals who intend to own and operate a business or a farming operation in the state of Saskatchewan. This is further divided into two sub-categories:

  • The Entrepreneur Sub-Category: This sub-category is for the people who wish to invest in the capital and the management talent in the state of Saskatchewan by establishing, acquiring or partnering in a business in the province. Candidates are expected to participate actively in management roles in the business. This sub-category also functions on an Expression of Interest Model.
  • Farm owners and Operators Sub-category: This sub-category is for experienced farmers with sufficient capital looking for investing in a farming operation and settle in Saskatchewan.

To calculate your total score for checking your eligibility to apply to Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). Refer to the links below.

SINP Processing Time

The candidate should note that the processing time for the immigration process can take from 4 months to up to a year depending upon each case and demand by the province. So a candidate needs to wait patiently while processing the application for the Saskatchewan province. 


SINP has allowed new fees for SINP immigration from the 1 April 2018. The candidate would be required to pay CAD 300 while submitting the application. The fee is mandatory for the candidates who are applying for the International Skilled Worker: Saskatchewan Express Entry subcategory and International Skilled Worker: Occupation in demand subcategory.

After applying under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), the candidates may receive a provincial nominee certificate from Saskatchewan which will help to speed up the process for Canadian Immigration and double the chances for successfully getting a Canadian Permanent Residency Visa.

For more updates upon the SINP please do call us on +91-7042184185/ Email your queries to info@makevisas.com.

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