Saskatchewan Immigration SINP Express Entry program under PNP

The Saskatchewan Immigration Express Entry Program under Canada PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) is a sub-category under SINPs International Skilled worker Program that helps the state to select people with profiles in the Express Entry pool. The candidates are required to score 67 points out of 100 on the Federal Skilled Points calculator. Then 60 point out of 100 points on SINP points assessment grid. After which the applicant can submit an SINP online application to get a SINP state nomination letter.

Just like Candidates should be in the Express Entry pool, all candidates should be eligible for one federal economic immigration programs:

  1. Federal Skilled Worker
  2. Federal Skilled Trades
  3. Canadian Experience Class

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible to apply under the SINP International Skilled Worker- Saskatchewan Express Entry PNP sub-category the applicants should:

  1. Have a proof of being a legal citizen if residing in Canada.
  2. Be accepted into the Express Entry pool and have an Express Entry profile number and a job seeker validation code. This number code should be included in the application to the SINP.
  3. Provide language test results from a recognized testing agency that equals to the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) and the test scores should be given in the Express Entry Profile.
  4. Should have completed a year of their post-secondary education or training which can be compared to the Canadian education system and which will lead to obtaining a degree, diploma, certificate or a certificate that’s equal to a trade certificate.
  5. Have a minimum work experience in an occupation related to their field of education in a skilled occupation (NOC O, A or B) that is In-Demand in Saskatchewan (See In-demand List below).
  6. One year work experience out of last ten years in a skilled profession (Non-Trades)
  7. Two years work experience in a skilled trade from the last five years.
    One year of skilled work experience in Canada from the past three years (trades or non-trades)
  8. Be eligible to apply for a license in Saskatchewan.
  9. Get a SINP job approval letter in their skilled trade from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission if the work experience is a skilled trade.
  10. Have all the SINP settlement funds and a settlement plan.
  11. Get a score of at least 60 points out of 100 points in the SINP Points assessment grid given below.

SINP Points Assessment Grid

Candidates applying for Canada Immigration under the Saskatchewan immigration (SINP) PNP Express Entry Program to get a SINP nomination letter should qualify under the following:
Selection Factors:

Below are the basic factors that decide if the candidate is eligible to enter into the Saskatchewan Immigration SINP PNP Express Entry pool.

  Selection factorsPoints
  Education and trainingMaximum 23 points
  Skilled work experienceMaximum 15 points
  Language abilityMaximum 20 points
  AgeMaximum 12 points
  Connection to Saskatchewan labour marketMaximum 30 points
  TotalMaximum 100 points
  Pass mark:60 points

Factor 1: Education and Training:

This category awards a maximum of 23 points, where the candidate can score points based on their level of education. For more information regarding the same.

  Education & TrainingPoints
 Master’s or Doctorate degree23
 University degree that required at least three years of full-time study20
 Trade certification equivalent to journeyperson status in Saskatchewan20
 Degree, diploma or certificate that required at least two years of full-  time post-  secondary study, or certificate equivalent15
 Degree, diploma or certificate that required at least one year of full- time post-  secondary study, or certificate equivalent to a trade certificate12


Factor 2: Skilled Work Experience:

This category helps the candidate to avail a maximum of 15 points, here the candidate can avail these points by submitting documented proofs of any skilled work experience in their intended occupation in the last ten years. A total of two points are given to the candidate for a year’s worth of experience. And one point for every years experience in the last six to ten years period. For more information regarding the same.

 Work experience during the most recent five years prior to  applicationPoints
 5 years10
 4 years8
 3 years6
 2 years4
 1 year2
 Work experience during the six to ten year period prior to  applicationPoints
 5 years5
 4 years4
 3 years3
 2 years2
 1 year0


Factor 3: Language Ability:

This category awards a maximum of 20 points and to avail these points, the candidate needs to show a proof of a language proficiency in the official languages of Canada which are English and French. For more information regarding the same.

 Language abilityPoints
 CLB 8 and higher20
 CLB 718
 CLB 616
 CLB 514
 CLB 412
 English or French native speaker without language test results0


Factor 4: Age:

This category awards a maximum of 12 points. The most points go to the age group of 22 to 34 years. As the government of Saskatchewan wants to inculcate young individuals with long flourishing careers in their economy. For more information regarding the same.

 AgePoints
 Less than 18 years0
 18-21 years8
 22-34 years12
 35-45 years10
 46-50 years8
 Over 50 years0


Factor 5: Connection to the Saskatchewan Labour Market:

This Category awards a maximum 30 points. This head denotes the candidates connections with the labour market of Saskatchewan. To get more information about the same.

 Connection to the Saskatchewan Labour MarketPoints
 High skilled employment offer – The applicant has a job offer for an occupation  classified at NOC level 0, A, B or a designated trade in Saskatchewan30
 Close relative in Saskatchewan – The applicant or accompanying spouse has a  close relative that is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident residing in  Saskatchewan. Close relatives include:20
 Previous work experience in Saskatchewan – The applicant worked in  Saskatchewan for at least twelve cumulative months in the past five years on a  valid work permit5
 Previous student experience in Saskatchewan – The applicant studied at a  recognized Saskatchewan education institution for at least one full-time  academic year on a valid study permit5

SINP IN DEMAND OCCUPATION LIST:

No License required

NOCOCCUPATION
0423Managers in social, community and correctional services
1122Managers in Professional occupations in business management consulting
2212Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
2121Biologists and related scientists
2123Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
2225Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
2242Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2243Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
0811Managers in natural resources production and fishing
0821Managers in agriculture
0911Manufacturing managers
0912Utilities managers


License required

NOCOCCUPATIONSINP REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL STATUS OR LICENSURE
0211Engineering managersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2131Civil engineersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2132Mechanical engineersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2133Electrical and electronics engineersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; else a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2141Industrial and manufacturing engineersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; else a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2147Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)Provide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2151ArchitectsProvide your “Academic Certification” documentation from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB).Or

Documentation from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) showing your acceptance into the Broadly Experienced Foreign Architect (BEFA) program including an invitation to apply to the self-assessment phase (2nd step).

2154Land surveyorsProvide documentation from the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) showing your “Candidate status” and eligibility to write the CBEPS candidate examinations.
2173Software engineers and designersProvide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:
  • Candidate Membership as an Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP); or,
  • Certified Membership as an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P); or,
  • Certified Membership as an Information Technology Certified Professional of Canada (ITCP).

For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).

2175Web designers and developerProvide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:
  • Candidate Membership as an Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP); or,
  • Certified Membership as an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P); or,
  • Certified Membership as an Information Technology Certified Professional of Canada (ITCP).

For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).

4151PsychologistsProvide documentation from the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists showing your eligibility for provisional licensure.
4212Social and community service workersProvide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers showing your foreign credential is equivalent to a Canadian Bachelor or Masters of Social Work.
4214Early childhood educators and assistantsProvide documentation from the Ministry of Education showing your eligibility for Early Childhood Educator Certification.
3211Medical laboratory technologistsProvide a copy of your valid licensure (temporary or provisional) from the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists.
3216Medical sonographersProvide documentation from Sonography Canada showing your eligibility to challenge their qualifying examinations OR Provide your Examination Confirmation Letter (ECL) or proof of Sonography Certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).Note: ARDMS examinations can be written in various testing centres worldwide through Pearson VUE.
6331Meat cuttersAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7231MachinistsAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7272CabinetmakersAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7311Industrial mechanicsAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7312Heavy-duty equipment mechanicsAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7321Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanicsAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7322Motor vehicle body repairersAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7237WeldersAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

Once the candidate has checked for their required occupation in the SINP In-demand occupation list, next step is to get a job approval letter by applying to the SINP employer website after getting the SINP approval, the candidate can further check the SINP application status by logging in to the official website. Once the application is process then next step after sinp nomination is to apply for a Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa. The online application processing time ranges from 6 to 8 months.

Other useful links

Other Canadian Immigration Provincial Nominee Programs.
Canadian Experience Class
Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
Canadian Immigration
Saskatchewan Points Calculator
Saskatchewan In-demand Occupation List

 

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