In the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) draw held on February 11, a total of 541 Express Entry and Occupation In Demand candidates received invitations to apply for provincial nomination.
Of the 541 invitations issued, 344 were sent to candidates under the Express Entry sub-category. The remaining 197 invitations were issued to Occupations In-Demand candidates.
Under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program, the province invites those who have the skills that are in demand in Saskatchewan’s labour market, to apply provincial nomination. The candidates invited in the latest draw were required to have their Educational Credential Assessments done. They were also required to have an Expression of Interest score of at least 72 points. The score is awarded on the basis of various eligibility factors such as age, education, work experience, language proficiency and the candidates’ previous connections to the province.
To receive an invitation from Saskatchewan, candidates must also have work experience in one of the 89 eligible occupations. Some of these eligible occupations include corporate sales managers, electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians and advertising and marketing managers.
SINP Occupations In Demand subcategory
The candidates who do not have an Express Entry profile may apply for provincial nomination from Saskatchewan under the Occupations In-Demand sub-category. Highly skilled workers with work experience in one of the in-demand occupations in Saskatchewan, who do not have a job offer from the province, are eligible to apply. To receive an invitation, the candidates must have created an EoI profile with the online application system of Saskatchewan.
SINP Expression of Interest system
The Expression of Interest system of Saskatchewan allows the province to select candidates who have the potential to economically establish themselves in the province, and nominate them for permanent residence in Canada. The candidates who submit an Expression of Interest to the SINP is assessed on the basis of various eligibility factors such as work experience, education, language proficiency etc. Based on these factors, they are awarded a score out of 100. Candidates with the highest scores are invited to apply for a provincial nomination from Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan Express Entry
The Express Entry system of Canada manages applications for immigration under the three economic immigration programs, which are the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program and Canadian Experience Class. To receive an application from Saskatchewan under this category, a candidate must have created an Expression of Interest profile with the SINP. Those who receive an invitation, successfully apply for and obtain a provincial nomination, will have 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) score points added to the total score. That guarantees them an invitation to apply for provincial nomination.
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