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Bilingual candidates to get additional points under Saskatchewan PNP

Bilingual candidates to get more points in Saskatchewan PNP

Those who are proficient in both English and French will receive additional points under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). The change came into effect on November 24. The bilingual candidates under the International Skilled Worker-Express Entry category of the Saskatchewan PNP would receive a maximum additional 10 points, depending on the language proficiency of the candidate.
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 Saskatchewan PNP points system

Under the Saskatchewan PNP, each candidate is assessed on the basis of a points system. In order to be assessed, the candidate must first submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) to the SINP, detailing their skills and qualifications. The EoI has to be submitted through the online application system of the province, named OASIS. The eligibility assessment of the candidate is on the basis of various factors such as age, education, work experience, language proficiency, adaptability, previous connections to the province etc.
Based on the assessment, each candidate is awarded a score out of 110. To enter the SINP EoI pool, the candidate must score at least 60 points.
For education and training, the candidates would receive a maximum of 23 points. The maximum points that can be earned for work experience are 15, and for language ability, the maximum points are 30. 12 points are awarded for age, and for previous connections to the province, the candidate receives 30 points.

Categories under Saskatchewan PNP

There are four categories under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program, which are International Skilled Worker category, Saskatchewan Experience category, International Graduate Entrepreneur category and Entrepreneur and Farm category.  The International Skilled Worker category is further divided into Employment Offer subcategory for those candidates having a job offer from Saskatchewan, Occupations In Demand subcategory for candidates with work experience in In-demand occupations, and the Express Entry subcategory for candidates who have an Express Entry profile.
The Saskatchewan Experience category is for candidates currently living and working in Saskatchewan. It has five subcategories:

  • Existing Work Permit
  • Health Professionals
  • Hospitality Sector Project
  • Long Haul Truck Driver Project
  • Students

The students graduated from a post-secondary educational institution in Saskatchewan, who wish to start a business in the province many apply under the International Graduate Entrepreneur category. The Entrepreneur and Farm category is for those who wish to run their own business or farming operations in Saskatchewan.
Do you wish to know more about SINP and explore the possibilities of migrating to Canada under the Saskatchewan PNP? Contact the expert Canada immigration consultants of CanApprove for the best support and guidance.

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