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International Skilled Worker

Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker is a collection of immigration streams of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) operated by the province of Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker encompasses three immigration streams which target foreign nationals who have skilled work experience and who meet the unique needs and requirements to fill gaps in Saskatchewan’s labour force.

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Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker includes the following streams:

Applicants who are successful through any of these Saskatchewan streams will receive an official provincial nomination from Saskatchewan. This provincial nomination makes applicants eligible to apply for Canadian permanent resident status. Please note that in order to qualify for any of these streams, candidates must score at least 60 points on the SINP Points Assessment Grid.

Saskatchewan Express Entry

Saskatchewan Express Entry is a stream of Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker targeting foreign workers with active profiles in Canada’s Express Entry system. In order to qualify for this stream, the applicant must also have at least one year of experience in one of Saskatchewan’s In-Demand Occupations and must score at least 60 points on the SINP Points Assessment Grid.

Saskatchewan Employment Offer

Saskatchewan Employment Offer is a stream of Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker targeting foreign workers who have valid job offers from Saskatchewan employers. In order to qualify, the applicant must meet certain requirements regarding work experience and must score at least 60 points on the SINP Points Assessment Grid.

Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand

Saskatchewan Occupation In-Demand is a stream of Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker targeting foreign workers who have work experience in specific occupations. In order to qualify, the applicant must have at least one year of experience in an occupation at NOC level “A”, “B” or “0”. The Occupation will not be eligible if it is listed on the SINP Excluded Occupation List. As well the applicant must be able to claim at least 60 points on the SINP Points Assessment Grid.

Saskatchewan Points Assessment Grid

The SINP Points Assessment Grid is out of 100 points. In order to be eligible for all of the Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker streams a candidate must score a minimum of 60 points. Please note that candidates will be required to submit supporting documentation with their SINP application demonstrating that they have met the 60 point requirement.

Overview of Factors

FactorPoints
Factor 1: Labour Market Success
Education and Training23
Skilled Work Experience10
Language Ability20
Age12
Factor 1 Maximum70
Factor 2: Connection to Saskatchewan and Labour Market
Employment Offer Subcategory - Connection to Saskatchewan30
Occupation In-Demand and Saskatchewan Express Entry Subcategories - Connection to Saskatchewan20
Factor 2 Maximum30
Maximum100

Education

Education and TrainingPoints
Master's or Doctorate Degree23
University Bachelor's Degree (minimum 3 year program)20
Trade Certification (equivalent to Saskatchewan journey person and approved by the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trades Certification Commission)20
Degree, diploma or certificate (minimum 2 year program)15
Degree, diploma or certificate (minimum 1 year program of study, or equivalent to a trade certificate)12
Maximum23

Work Experience

Skilled Work ExperiencePoints
a) in the 5 year period prior to application submission date
5 years10
4 years8
3 years6
2 years4
1 year2
b) in the 6-10 year period prior to application submission date
5 years5
4 years4
3 years3
2 years2
less than 1 year0
Maximum15

Language

Language AbilityPoints
CLB 8 and higher20
CLB 718
CLB 616
CLB 514
CLB 412
English or French speaker without language test results0
Maximum20

Age

AgePoints
< 18 years0
18-21 years8
22-34 years12
35-45 years10
46-50 years8
> 50 years0
Maximum12

Connection to Saskatchewan

Connection to SaskatchewanPoints
The following points are for the Employment Offer subcategory only:
High skilled employment offer from a Saskatchewan employer30
The following points are for the Occupation In-Demand and Saskatchewan Express Entry subcategories only
Close family relative in Saskatchewan (must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Includes parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins.)20
Past work experience in Saskatchewan (minimum of 12 months of work within the past 5 years)5
Past student experience in Saskatchewan (minimum of one full-time academic year of study at a recognized Saskatchewan post-secondary education instution)5
Maximum30

Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations List

In order to qualify for two of the Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker streams, a candidate must have a minimum of 12 months of full-time work experience in one of the SINP In-Demand Occupations. This applies to the Saskatchewan Express Entry stream and the Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupation stream.

SINP In-Demand Occupations

NOC CodeOccupations
0423Managers in social and community services
1311Accounting Technicians
2174Computer Programmers and interactive media developers
2251Architectural technologists and technicians
3211Medical laboratory technologists
3215Medical radiation technologists
3216Medical sonographers
3234Paramedics
4151Psychologists
4212Social and community service workers
4214Early childhood educators
4215Instructors of persons with disabilities
5254Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness
6331Meat Cutters
6332Bakers
7292Glaziers
7312Heavy-duty equipment mechanics/technicians
7321Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
7322Motor vehicle body repairers

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