In the latest draw held on September 24, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has invited 535 immigration candidates with work experience in any of the 81 in-demand occupations.
Those invited can now apply to the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program [SINP] for a provincial nomination.
If successful in securing a provincial nomination, the candidate can then apply to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [IRCC] for Canada permanent residence.
In the latest SINP draw, invitations were sent out to candidates under the categories of Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand.
In order to be considered for selection by the SINP, a candidate is required to submit their Expression of Interest [EOI] profile with the SINP. It is through the EOI system that Saskatchewan selects candidates with the most potential of thriving in the province.
After a candidate has created their EOI profile with the SINP, a score – referred to as the EOI score – is allotted based on 5 factors of age, education, work experience, language ability, and connections to Saskatchewan.
A score, out of 100, is allotted to EOI profiles under the SINP as per the International Skilled Worker Points Assessment Grid.
It is the highest-ranking profiles, as per their EOI score, that are issued invitations to apply for a nomination in the SINP draws held.
In the latest draw, the minimum EOI score required was 82 for both the sub-categories.
|Category||EOI score of lowest ranked candidate||Total candidates invited to apply|
While a job offer is not required for receiving an invitation through the SINP, candidates must have a minimum of 1 year’s work experience in an eligible occupation corresponding to their specific field of study.
Candidates invited in the latest SINP draw had their Educational Credential Assessment [ECA] reports.
81 occupations in demand in the province were included in the September 24 SINP draw. As per the National Occupational Classification [NOC] code matrix, occupations included were –
SINP International Skilled Workers: Expression of Interest [EOI] Selection Results 2020
|Date of Invitations to Apply||Category||Score of Lowest Ranked Candidate||Total invited|
|January 9, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||69||166|
|January 13, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||69||109|
|February 13, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||70||369|
|February 27, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||69||275|
|March 26, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||75||205|
|May 28, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||78||125|
|July 29, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||70||248|
|August 14, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||69||247|
|August 26, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||68||573|
|September 15, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||68||166|
|September 24, 2020||Occupations In-Demand||82||257|
|Total invitations in 2020 so far |
Occupations In- Demand: 2,740
Express Entry: 2,245
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