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Skills Immigration

Saskatchewan

Minimum requirements

Popular immigration programs for graduated international students, semi-skilled and skilled workers in the province

International Student

International students graduated in Canada with a job offer related to field of study

Graduation
Have graduated a 1-year post-secondary program in Canada
Job offer
In priority occupations under TEER category 0, 1, 2 or 3, related to field of study and usually requires post-secondary education
Working
6 months including work experience while studying if studying in SK
6 month work experience on post-graduation work permit if studying outside SK
Work permit
Being issued after graduation, still valid or in process if graduated outside SK
Language
CLB 4 for TEER category 4 or 5
Occupations In-Demand

Candidate outside Canada with work experience in priority occupations

Education
Equivalent to 1-year post-secondary education in Canada
Work experience
1 year of work experience in high-skilled occupations under TEER category 0, 1, 2, 3, within the last 10 years, relate to field of study and job offer
Language
CLB 4
EOI Profile
Meet or exceed 60 / 110 points
Employment Offer

Candidate outside Canada having work experience and job offer with local employer

Work experience
1-year within the last 10 years and relates to job offer
Job offer
Permanent full-time under TEER category 0, 1, 2, 3, or in designated trade occupations
Language
CLB 4
EOI Profile
Meet or exceed 60 / 110 points
WP Skilled Worker

Candidate with valid work permit and job offer with local employer

Work experience
6 months on a valid work permit with the same employer
Job offer
Permanent full-time under TEER category 0, 1, 2, 3, or designated trade occupations and in the same position of the current job
Language
CLB 4
WP Agriculture Worker

Candidate working or used to work in agriculture in the province

Work experience
Have worked for at least 6 months with the same employer in Saskatchewan
Job offer
Permanent full-time in the agriculture field under NOC 85100, 85101, 84120, 85103
Work permit
Have been issued under Seasonal Agriculture Worker, International Experience or Temporary Foreign Worker program
Education
Equivalent to Canadian high-school
Language
CLB 4
Long-Haul Truck Driver

Candidate working or used to work with a trucking company in the province

Work experience
Have been working or used to work for 6 months for a trucking company in Saskatchewan
Driver license
Have or be able to obtain Saskatchewan Class 1A
Job offer
Permanent full-time with the same trucking company
Language
CLB 4
Health Professionals

Candidate working in Healthcare occupations in Saskatchewan

Work experience
6 months of work experience in healthcare occupations (physician, nurse or other health processions) in SK
Job offer
Permanent full-time with provincial health authority, cancer agency or other publicly funded health employer
Licence to practise
Be able to obtain a license to practice in Saskatchewan
Work permit
Valid for at least 6 months
Language
CLB 4
Hospitality Sector

Candidate working in Hospitality Sector Projects

Work experience
Have worked for at least 6 months on an LMIA work permit under NOC 65200 Food/Beverage Server, 65201 Food Counter Attendant/Kitchen Helper, 65310 Housekeeping/Cleaning Staff in Saskatchewan
Job offer
Permanent full-time with a SINP Hospitality-approved employer
Education
Equivalent to Canadian high-school
Hard-to-Fill Skills Pending

Candidate outside Canada having job offer with a local employer in Saskatchewan

Work experience
1-year of work experience outside Canada in designated occupations, or
6 months if currently working in Saskatchewan
Job offer
Permanent full-time in designated occupations
Education
Equivalent to Canadian high-school
Language
CLB 4
Tech Talent

Candidate working or having experience, and a job offer in the technology or innovation sector

Education
Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Canada
Job offer
Permanent full-time in the technology or innovation sector
Work experience
Currently working full-time for at least 6 months in the same position with the job offer or 1 year of experience in the last 5 years
Outside SK: 1 year of experience within the last 5 years
Language
CLB 5 or language requirements as specified by the employer
Licence to practise
Be able to obtain a license to practice in Saskatchewan

Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee the applicant will receive the invitation. Please refer the application process.
The candidate may qualify for multiple programs.

Application process

Process timeline of preparing and reviewing the application
between applicant with Provincial and Federal Government

Profile submission
Stage 1

Create an expression of interest profile on OASIS. The profile is scored and ranked based on the information provided.Profile valid for 12 months

Provincial invitation
Stage 2

Depending on allocation quota, candidates with the highest EOI scores in the pool will be invited to submit the nomination application.
Submit the application within 60 days

Decision of Nomination
Stage 3

Application approved, the applicant receives a Nomination Certificate to support their PR application to IRCC, valid for up to 6 months.
Province reviews in 37 weeks

PR submission
Stage 4

Maintain the conditions of nomination, attach Nomination Certificate to the PR application, and then submit them to IRCC.IRCC reviews in 15 - 19 months

Get PR Status
Stage 5

Application approved, the applicant gets Permanent Resident status after landing or confirming on IRCC Portal.Confirmation valid within 12 months

Applicant with work permit expiring within 180 days, who had submitted PR application to IRCC and is maintaining the conditions of nomination may be eligible to receive a work permit support letter from the province to renew their work permit.

Success factors

Crucial elements affect the decision

Background elements
Settlement fund
Age
Language
French
Canadian work experience
Education
Work experience
Admissible
Employer supports
Occupation in Canada
Job position
Field study in Canada
Employer Letter of Support
Community referral letter
Job offer
Residential area
Provincial nomination
Study Permit
Work permit
Education in Canada
Current employment
Scoring factors
Education & training
0%
Work experience
0%
Language
0%
Age
0%
Adaptability
0%

* Adaptability generally includes but not limited to ties to the province (education, relatives in the province, work experience).
* Figures may be rounded for presentation purposes, please refer to federal or provincial government websites for the most accurate information.

Entitlement

Benefits the applicant and their accompanying family members are entitled to when becoming permanent residents

Family-friendly
Family-friendly

The immigration application includes the applicant's spouse and children

Work and study
Work and study

Keep working legally with the letter of support for work permit renewal

Medical
Medical

Access to high-quality modern public health care as same as Canadian

Education
Education

Free or lower tuition for children depends on the level of education

Benefits
Benefits

Access to social benefits as same as Canadian

Mobility right
Mobility right

Live and work anywhere under Permanent Resident status

Sponsorship
Sponsorship

Ability to sponsor relatives if the conditions are met

Naturalization
Naturalization

Ability to obtain citizenship if residency conditions are met

Specific requirements

Important requirements the applicant should note

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application
  • Have not completed the program of study

Basic requirements

  • Have a valid post-graduation work permit

Education

  • Degree, diploma or certificate from a designated post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan, or
  • Degree, diploma or certificate of a 1-year (2 terms of 8 months) post-secondary program from a designated institution in Canada

Work experience

  • 6 months of work experience in Saskatchewan
  • For international students studying in Saskatchewan, it includes the experience accumulating during the time of study on a study permit or post-graduation work permit
  • For international students studying outside Saskatchewan, it only includes the experience accumulating on post-graduation work permit

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time under TEER category 0, 1, 2, 3 or a designated trade occupations from an approved employer in Saskatchewan
  • Relate to the field of study
  • Require post-secondary education
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Basic requirements

  • Live outside Canada or have legal status in Canada
  • EOI profile meets or exceeds 60/110 points
  • Candidates working in Hospitality industry or Health Professionals must apply to the specific program built for that occupation

Education

  • Post-secondary and/or training related to the job offer or any other training defined by the employer
  • Foreign education credential(s) must be assessed by Educational Credential Assessment
  • Have accreditation, license to practice and/or active membership in the regulatory body if required

Work experience

  • At least 1 year within the last 10 years in priority occupations under TEER category 0, 1, 2, 3
  • Are not on the Excluded Occupation List
  • Relate to field of study and primary occupation

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time with a comparable wage under TEER category 0, 1, 2, 3 or designated trades occupations
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Settlement fund

Proof of funds to support yourself and family members during the period of adaptation after your arrival, based on Low Income Cut-Off threshold and family size:

Quy mô gia đìnhTài chính yêu cầu (CAD)
1$13,757
2$17,127
3$21,055
4$25,564
5$28,994
6$32,700
7$36,407
Each additional family member$3,706

Excluded Occupations

NOC CodeOccupation
00010Legislators
00011Senior government managers and officials
00014Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services
10019Other administrative services managers
11100Financial auditors and accountants
11103Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
12104Employment insurance and revenue officers
12201Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
12203Assessors, business valuators and appraisers
13200Customs, ship and other brokers
14103Court clerks and related court services occupations
21100Physicists and astronomers
21102Geoscientists and oceanographers
21103Meteorologists and climatologists
21109Other professional occupations in physical sciences
21111Forestry professionals
21201Landscape architects
21202Urban and land use planners
21332Petroleum engineers
21390Aerospace engineers
30010Managers in health care
31100Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
31101Specialists in surgery
31102General practitioners and family physicians
31103Veterinarians
31110Dentists
31111Optometrists
31112Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
31120Pharmacists
31121Dietitians and nutritionists
31202Physiotherapists
31204Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
31209Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
31300Nursing coordinators and supervisors
31301Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
31302Nurse practitioners
31303Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
31303Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
32100Opticians
32101Licensed practical nurses
32103Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
32104Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
32109Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
32110Denturists
32111Dental hygienists and dental therapists
32200Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists
32201Massage therapists
32209Other practitioners of natural healing
40010Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration
40011Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration
40012Government managers - education policy development and program administration
40019Other managers in public administration
40021School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
40040Commissioned police officers and related occupations in public protection services
40040Commissioned police officers and related occupations in public protection services
40041Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
40042Commissioned officers of the Canadian Armed Forces
41100Judges
41101Lawyers and Quebec notaries
41201Post-secondary teaching and research assistants
41220Secondary school teachers
41221Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
41301Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies
41302Religious leaders
41310Police investigators and other investigative occupations
41310Police investigators and other investigative occupations
41311Probation and parole officers
41407Program officers unique to government
42100Police officers (except commissioned)
42100Police officers (except commissioned)
42101Firefighters
42102Specialized members of the Canadian Armed Forces
42200Paralegal and related occupations
42201Social and community service workers
42204Religion workers
43203Border services, customs, and immigration officers
43204Operations Members of the Canadian Armed Forces
44200Primary combat members of the Canadian Armed Forces
50010Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers
50011Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
50012Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors
51100Librarians
51101Conservators and curators
51102Archivists
51110Editors
51111Authors and writers (except technical)
51112Technical writers
51113Journalists
51114Translators, terminologists and interpreters
51120Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
51121Conductors, composers and arrangers
51122Musicians and singers
52100Library and public archive technicians
52110Film and video camera operators
52111Graphic arts technicians
52112Broadcast technicians
52113Audio and video recording technicians
52114Announcers and other broadcasters
52119Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing
arts
52120Graphic designers and illustrators
52121Interior designers and interior decorators
53100Registrars, restorers, interpreters and other occupations related to museum and art galleries
53110Photographers
53111Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators
53120Dancers
53121Actors, comedians and circus performers
53121Actors, comedians and circus performers
53122Painters, sculptors and other visual artists
53123Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers
53124Artisans and craftspersons
53125Patternmakers - textile, leather and fur products
53200Athletes
53201Coaches
53202Sports officials and referees
54100Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness
55109Other performers
62010Retail sales supervisors
62020Food service supervisors
62023Customer and information services supervisors
62201Funeral directors and embalmers
63100Insurance agents and brokers
63101Real estate agents and salespersons
63210Hairstylists and barbers
63220Shoe repairers and shoemakers
64100Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers
72022Supervisors, printing and related occupations
72102Sheet metal workers
72204Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
72205Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians
72302Gas fitters
72405Machine fitters
72406Elevator constructors and mechanics
72420Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics
72600Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors
72602Deck officers, water transport
72603Engineer officers, water transport
72604Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators
73310Railway and yard locomotive engineers
73402Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying and construction
80022Managers in aquaculture
83101Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers
83120Fishing masters and officers
83121Fishermen / women
92013Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
92015Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing
92020Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling
92021Supervisors, electronics and electrical products manufacturing
92021Supervisors, electronics and electrical products manufacturing
92022Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing
92024Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
92101Water and waste treatment plant operators
93102Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Basic requirements

  • EOI profile meets or exceeds 60/110 points
  • Candidates working in Hospitality industry or Health Professionals must apply to the specific program built for that occupation

Work experience

  • At least 1 year within the last 10 years and relate to job offer

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time with a comparable wage under TEER category 0, 1, 2, 3 or designated trades occupations
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Basic requirements

  • Candidate with work experience in NOC 6513 - Food/Beverage Server must apply under Hospitality Sector Project stream
  • Graduated international students who are currently on post-graduation work permit must apply under International Student or Employment Offer stream

Work experience

  • 6 months of work experience in Saskatchewan on a valid work permit under the same occupation with job offer

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time with a comparable wage under TEER category 0, 1, 2, 3 or designated trades occupations
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Education

  • Have accreditation, license to practice and/or active membership in the regulatory body if working in a regulated occupation

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Basic requirements

  • Have worked or been working for 6 months in Saskatchewan

Work experience

  • 6 months of work experience with the same employer and in the same occupation with job offer, or
  • 6 months if have worked in Saskatchewan.
  • Is based on a work permit issued under Seasonal Agriculture Worker Program, International Experience Canada, or Temporary Foreign Worker program

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time under NOC 885100 - Livestock labourers, NOC 85101 - Harvesting labourers, NOC 84120 - Specialized livestock workers and farm machinery operators, NOC 85103 - Nursery and Greenhouse laborers
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Education

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Basic requirements

  • Have worked or been working on an LMIA work permit issued for an approved trucking company in Saskatchewan
  • Have or be able to obtain Saskatchewan Class 1A

Work experience

  • Have been working for 6 months on an LMIA work permit for the same trucking company that is approved by the province of Saskatchewan, or
  • 6 months if have worked in Saskatchewan.

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time with a trucking company approved by the province
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Basic requirements

  • Have been working in Saskatchewan on an LMIA work permit issued for 1 of 3 hospitality occupations, or
  • Have worked in Saskatchewan under NOC 6513 Food/Beverage Server

Work experience

  • 6 months working a SINP Hospitality-approved employer, and
  • Under 1 in 3 occupations:
    ○ Food/Beverage Server (NOC 65200), or
    ○ Food Counter Attendant/Kitchen Helper (NOC 65201), or
    ○ Housekeeping/Cleaning Staff (NOC 65310).

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time under 1 of 3 hospitality occupations with an SINP Hospitality-approved employer in Saskatchewan
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Education

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Work experience

  • Have been working for 6 months in Saskatchewan in health professions

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time with public health authority in Saskatchewan

Education

  • Have accreditation, license to practice and/or active membership in the regulatory body if required

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Health Professions

NOC CodeOccupation
12111Health Information Management Practitioner
21120Public and environmental health and safety professionals
22232Occupational health and safety specialists
31301Registered Nurse and Registered Psychiatric Nurse
31201Chiropractors
31302Nurse Practitioner
32103Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
31303Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
31120Pharmacist
31112Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist
31202Physiotherapists
32109Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
31203Occupational Therapist
32120Medical laboratory technologists
32121Medical radiation technologists
32122Medical sonographers
32123Cardiology Technologist and Electrophysiological Diagnostic Technologist
32124Pharmacy Technician
32129Other medical technologists and technicians
33103Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
32212Dental technologists and technicians
33100Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants
32101Licensed practical nurses
32102Paramedical occupations
33109Other assisting occupations in support of health services
33102Nurse aides, orderlies and patient associates
31200Psychologists
41301Therapists in counselling and related to specialized therapies

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Work experience

  • At least 1 year within the last 3 years and relates to job offer, or
  • 6 months of full-time work experience if currently working in Saskatchewan

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time with a comparable wage in designated occupations in Saskatchewan
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Education

Language

Minimum CLB 4 (some employers or regulators may require higher), assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

Designated occupations

NOC CodeOccupation
14400Shippers and receivers
14401Storekeepers and partspersons
14404Dispatchers
32109Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
33102Nurse aides, orderlies and patient associates
33103Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
33109Other assisting occupations in support of health services
44101Home support workers, caregivers and related occupations*
64314Hotel front desk clerks
65102Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers
65200Food and beverage servers
65201Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
65310Light duty cleaners
65312Janitors, caretakers and heavy-duty cleaners
73201General building maintenance workers and building superintendents
73300Transport truck drivers
73400Heavy Equipment operators (except crane)
75101Material handlers
75110Construction trades helpers and labourers
84120Specialized livestock workers and farm machinery operators
85100Livestock labourers
85101Harvesting labourers
85111Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers
94105Metalworking and forging machine operators
94106Machining tool operators
94120Sawmill machine operators
94140Process control and machine operators, food, beverage and associated processing
94141Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers
94204Mechanical assemblers and inspectors
94213Industrial painters, coaters and Metal finishing process operators
95101Labourers in Metal fabrication
95106Labourers in food, beverage and associated Products processing
95109Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities

Immigration Ineligibility

  • Have an active application for refugee
  • Unable to provide the required documents at the time of application
  • Unable to prove the intention to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • Applicant or representative has intentionally misrepresented in the immigration application

Education

Work experience

  • Currently working in Saskatchewan for at least 6 months (780 hours), full-time (30+ hours per week) with the same employer as in the job offer
  • Consecutive work experience is not required.
  • Candidate outside Saskatchewan or not currently working: 1 year of experience in the technology and innovation occupations within the last 5 years
  • Eligible technology and innovation occupations:
NOC Occupation Titles
20012 Computer and information systems managers
21310 Electrical and Electronics engineers
21311 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
21211 Data Scientist
21220 Cybersecurity specialists
21221 Business system specialist
21222 Information System specialist
21233 Web designer
21223 Database analysts and data administrator
21231 Software engineers and designers
21230 Computer systems developers and programmers
21232 Software developers and programmers
21234 Web developers and programmers
21233 Web designers
22220 Computer network and web technicians
22221 User support technicians
22222 Information systems testing technicians

Job offer

  • Permanent, full-time in the technology and innovation occupations with the current employer
  • Have the SINP Job Approval Letter, a pre-approved authorization for hiring foreign workers, issued to the employer by the province

Language

Minimum CLB 5 or language requirements as specified by the employer, assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:

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