What is SINP Express Entry Sub-Category:
There were 278 candidates from Express Entry subcategory out of 535 invited in 24 September 2020 draw
This subcategory is for skilled workers who:
- Want to live and work in Saskatchewan;
- Are in the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Express Entry Pool; and
- Meet the sub-category criteria.
To be eligible for this sub-category, applicants first create an IRCC’s Express Entry.
One may qualify for this sub-category if they live outside Canada or have proof of legal status in Canada, are not a refugee claimant and:
- Have a valid Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Code;
- Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid;
- Have a language test result that meets the federal Express Entry language requirements. Visit IRCC to convert IELTS, CELPIP, TEF and TCF scores to CLB 5 to 9+.
- Have completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship that’s comparable to the Canadian education system of at least one year in length. Applicants must have earned a diploma, certificate or degree.
For all education obtained outside Canada, such as an academic or technical degree, diploma or certificate, applicants must submit an educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization, as per IRCC’s list of approved organizations.
Individuals who have completed trades or vocational training as part of their high school education are not required to submit an ECA, but must instead apply for Saskatchewan licensure.
- Have experience in an occupation that is high skilled and not on the Excluded Occupation List.
- The minimum required work experience in your high skilled occupation is:
– For skilled professionals (not tradespeople): one year work experience in the past 10 years; or
– For skilled tradespeople: two years work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years; or
– One year work experience in Canada in the past three years (skilled tradespeople and skilled professionals).
The work experience must be in the field of the completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship. This education must be comparable to the Canadian education system of at least one year in length.
The work experience must be directly related to the selected occupation and education.
You must include all other required documents in your application. Missing documents will result in your incomplete application being returned. Your application fee will not be refunded.
Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.
The program criteria can change at any time, but we’ll use what was on this website when we received your complete application.
To apply for this sub-category, applicants must submit an Expression of Interest. Applicants are entered into the EOI pool of eligible candidates.
The points scores associated with an EOI profile will determine the likelihood of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA). Those with high scores within the pool of candidates will have a greater chance of being invited to apply. Once applicants are invited to apply, they are expected to provided documentary evidence to support EOI points they claimed.
Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable $350 application fee online by if they receive an invitation to apply for provincial nomination.