Immigration consultants and foreign worker recruiters must be licensed under the Foreign Worker and Recruitment Services Act (FWRISA) before they can practice in Saskatchewan. Learn what you need to get a licence.
All immigration consultants must also be members of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) before they can practice in Saskatchewan or serve clients in the province.
Exemption: Lawyers who are in good standing in a provincial or territorial law society in Canada don't need to be licensed or members of the ICCRC.
All lawyers who provide recruitment services must be licensed under the FWRISA.
You may apply for one or both of the immigration consultant or foreign worker recruiter licences, as long as you meet the requirements.
To be eligible for an immigration consultant licence in Saskatchewan, you'll need to:
- Be a member of the ICCRC. Saskatchewan has adopted the ICCRC's Code of Professional Ethics in the FWRISA Regulation 11 (2). Breaches of the Code are subject to penalties under the FWRISA.
- Lawyers who are members of a provincial law society, e.g., the Law Society of Saskatchewan, can practice without a licence, and don't need to be members of the ICCRC.
Provide an acceptable form of financial security. These funds can be used to reimburse foreign workers who incur fees or costs, in violation of the FWRISA. Agree to the Terms and Conditions of the licence.
Foreign Worker Recruiters
To be eligible for a foreign worker recruiter licence in Saskatchewan, you'll need to:
How to Apply
To make your application online, you'll need to:
- Create an account;
- Provide your ICCRC membership number and details, as applicable;
- Provide your personal and contact information;
- Agree to the full terms and conditions of the licence; and
- Provide information regarding your past history and your business as applicable.
Find current lists of licensed immigration consultants and licensed foreign worker recruiters.