Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) – Worker with Saskatchewan Work Experience

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) is a way to immigrate to Canada. Through the SINP, the Province of Saskatchewan:

  • Invites residency applications from non-Canadians who want to make Saskatchewan their home
  • Nominates successful applicants to the federal government for permanent residency in Canada

The SINP is only one of the steps toward becoming a permanent resident in Saskatchewan.

Procedures and Guidelines

To be eligible for nomination you must meet the criteria of the SINP and provide all of the required documents listed below.

Applications in each category will be processed in the order that they are received. The SINP reserves the right to prioritize applications to meet the Government of Saskatchewan’s strategic priorities.

Before you apply to the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), please review the eligibility criteria and required documents needed to apply in one of the Saskatchewan Experience (SE) sub-categories below.

The Saskatchewan Experience (In-SK) category is for foreign nationals who are currently working and living in Saskatchewan on a valid work permit. There are six sub-categories that foreign workers currently working and living in Saskatchewan may apply for under the SINP.

  1. Skilled Worker With Existing Work Permit

    This sub-category is for skilled workers who:

    • Have been working in Saskatchewan with a valid work permit for at least six months;
    • Have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. The job is required to be in National Occupation Classification (NOC) Matrix “A”, “B” or “0”; or in a designated trade; and
    • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

     

  2. Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work Permit

    This sub-category is for semi-skilled workers who:

    • Have been working for more than six months with a valid work permit for the employer offering a job or, who have previously worked in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months;
    • Have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. The job is required to be in the following National Occupation Classification (NOC) occupations:
      • NOC 8431: General Farm Worker
      • NOC 8432: Nursery and Greenhouse Worker
    • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

     

  3. Health Professionals

    This sub-category is for skilled workers who:

    • Have been working full-time in Saskatchewan on a temporary work permit for at least six months as a:
      • Physician;
      • Nurse; or
      • Other health professional.
    • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

     

  4. Hospitality Sector Project

    This sub-category is for foreign workers who want to apply for permanent residency and:

    • Are currently working in Saskatchewan on a temporary work permit through a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA);
    • Have been working with an SINP Hospitality-approved employer for a minimum of six months (780 hours); and
    • Are working in one of the following jobs:
      • Food/Beverage Server (NOC 6513)
      • Food Counter Attendant/Kitchen Helper (NOC 6711)
      • Housekeeping/Cleaning Staff (NOC 6731)
    • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

     

  5. Long-Haul Truck Driver Project

    This sub-category is for long-haul truck drivers who:

    • Will work for an approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan on a temporary work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and based on a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from the Government of Canada;
    • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

     

  6. Students

This sub-category is for students who:

  • Graduated from a Saskatchewan institute or a recognized post- secondary educational institution in Canada;
  • You’ve worked for a minimum of 6 months (or 780 hours) of paid employment in Saskatchewan;
  • You have a current, permanent, full-time job offer in your field of study from a Saskatchewan employer; and
  • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

Before You Apply

To simplify the application process, please ensure that you have obtained the required documents and have the information below in hand.

More detailed information about the required documents below can be found at:

  • Skilled Worker With Existing Work Permit
  • Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work Permit
  • Health Professionals
  • Hospitality Sector Project
  • Long-Haul Truck Driver Project
  • Students
Record NameExisting Work PermitTruck DriverHealthHospitalityStudent
PRINCIPAL APPLICANT
SINP Ethical Conduct Disclosure and Declaration Form
Birth Certificate
Passport
Marital Status (if married or common-law)
Education/Training CredentialsNote 1
Education Credential AssessmentNote 2Note 2Note 2Note 2
Saskatchewan Licensure (including medical)If applicableIf applicableIf applicable
Driving Licence
Work Experience
Language TestIf NOC C or D Designated TradeIf NOC CIf NOC C
Job Offer
Job Approval Letter
Work Permit
IMM-0008 Generic Application Form for Canada
IMM-0008DEP Additional Dependents/Declaration (if applicable)
Schedule A: Background/Declaration
IMM-5406 Additional Family Information
SPOUSE
Birth Certificate (if accompanying)
Passport (if accompanying)
Marital Status (if married or common-law & if accompanying)
Schedule A: Background/Declaration
IMM-5406 Additional Family Information
DEPENDANTS (if accompanying)
Birth Certificates
Passport
Translator Affidavit
IMM-5476 Use of a Representative
IMM-5465 Authority to Release Information to a Designated Individual
IMM-5409 Statutory Declaration of Common Law Relationship

Note #1:

  • For Semi Skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work Permit, the applicant must have completed the equivalent of a Canadian secondary school education (high school) or above, as demonstrated and verified by a valid Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) from a designated agency.
  • For other Existing Work Permit applicants, education is not required.

Note #2:

  • If applicant is claiming points for education and if degree or diploma was obtained outside of Canada.

Assessment Form: