Since the newly introduced changes in the job criteria, over 5, 200 skilled workers have been invited via the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. On 12th November, 2019 in its recent Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand draw, the Canadian province of Saskatchewan sent invitations to apply for Canadian PR Visa to a total of 525 skilled workers via their provincial nominee program. The federal government’s Express Entry system, is linked with the Express entry sub category of (SINP), which is one of the most applied for Canada PNPs by interested candidates.
The Canada Express Entry program manages three major economic class immigration programs namely the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience Class. At the Nov 12 draw 303 prospective applicants were invited to apply for Canada PR visa via the SINP.
The Canada express entry candidates who make the decision of applying for SINP and receive a provincial nomination are awarded an additional 600 points added to their Comprehensive Ranking system score. This helps them in getting a quicker Invitation to Apply for Canadian permanent residence.
Your nomination from Saskatchewan mainly depends on whether you meet their local labor needs and requirements and whether your chosen occupations falls in their updated in demand occupation list. One of the best parts about this, is that the Occupation In-Demand sub-category is also open to prospective Canada immigration applicants who do not have an Express Entry profile.
In it round of selection a total of 222 candidates were invited to apply for the Canada permanent residence nomination. The Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand sub-categories of Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program are popular and most sought as they do not require you to have a job offer in the province of Saskatchewan.
Both of these sub-categories require the candidates to at least require a minimum of one year of work experience in an occupation that is present in the updates skilled occupation list. To be able to migrate to Canada as a permanent resident via the SINP you will be firstly required to register an Expression of Interest (EOI) with the SINP.
If you have an EOI profile that is qualified, you will be awarded a score out of 100 that in turn will be based on SINP’s International Skilled Worker Points Assessment Grid. This score will determine your ranking or position on the Comprehensive Ranking system. Only the highest scoring candidates are sent an Invitation to Apply via the regular Express entry draws carried out by the SINP.
These points are awarded on the basis of multiple factors of age, work experience, proficiency in English or French, educational qualifications, connections with Saskatchewan as well as other additional adaptability factors.