October 13, 2020

Saskatchewan (SINP)

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

Three SINP program categories 

  1. International Skilled Worker: for skilled workers who want to work and live in Saskatchewan.
  2. Saskatchewan Experience: for foreign nationals who already live and work in Saskatchewan.
  3. Entrepreneur and Farm: for those who plan to start a farm in Saskatchewan.

1. International Skilled Worker (ISW) category is for skilled workers living abroad who want to work and live in Saskatchewan. There are three sub-categories that international skilled workers may apply for under the SINP.

Employment Offer: This sub-category is for skilled workers who:

  • Have a job offer for a skilled occupation in Saskatchewan;
  • Who are living abroad or in Canada; and
  • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

Occupation In-Demand: This sub-category is for skilled workers who:

  • Do not have a job offer in Saskatchewan but are highly skilled in an in-demand occupation;
  • Who are living abroad or in Canada; and
  • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

       Saskatchewan Express Entry: This sub-category is for skilled workers who:

  • Do not have a job offer in Saskatchewan;
  • Who are living abroad or in Canada;
  • Are in the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Express Entry Pool; and
  • Meet the criteria of the sub-category.

2. Saskatchewan Experience is for foreign workers who are currently working and living in Saskatchewan on a valid work permit.

  • 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

3. Entrepreneurs and Farm Owners for those who plan to start a business or buy and operate a farm in Saskatchewan.

  • Entrepreneurs:

International Graduate Entrepreneur:

Eligible applicants are international students graduating from a Saskatchewan institution who wants to become an entrepreneur.

Experienced Entrepreneur:

1.            Have $500,000 (CAD) at a minimum in Net Business and Personal Assets;

2.            Have a minimum of three years of relevant business management or entrepreneurial experience gained in the past ten years; and,

3.            Intend to invest a minimum of $300,000 (CAD) in Regina and Saskatoon or a minimum of $200,000 (CAD) in all other Saskatchewan communities.

  • Farm Owner and Operator

This category is for those who'd like to move to Saskatchewan and who:

    1. Have proven experience in farming;
    2. Have considerable capital (money, assets) to invest in a farming operation; and
    3. Plan to buy and run a farm in Saskatchewan.

Contact us for more information.