Saskatchewan opens to International Skilled Worker- Express Entry
Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program has reopened Express Entry Skilled Workers to around 500 new applications. Candidates must first make their profile on the Federal Express Entry system. Only then can they apply to the SINP, Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Programme.
All applications received under the SINP are processed on a first come, first served basis. The SINP is an Express Entry aligned sub-category. As has been previously observed this category can be filled within a matter of hours.
The SINP does not require candidates to have a job offer but a minimum level of Candidates do not require a job offer to apply to the Express Entry sub-category. However, a minimum level of work experience related to their field of study or training in a skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, or B) on the SINP’s In-Demand Occupation list is required. The SINP’s list of occupations has recently been updated to 33 in-demand occupations.
The SINP has opened for a third time in this year to the Express Entry sub-category. In the previous two intakes the maximum applications accepted were 400 but in this third round, 500 applications are to be accepted.
Candidates who successfully obtain a provincial nomination under the Express Entry sub-category will be awarded an additional 600 points under the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).