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Students

This sub-category is for students who:

  • Have graduated from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in Canada.
  • Want to apply for nomination by the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP).

Students may apply to any of the other SINP categories, if they meet their criteria.

Eligibility

Students who have graduated from a Saskatchewan institute

You may qualify in this sub-category if:

  • You’ve graduated from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in Saskatchewan with:
    • A certificate;
    • A diploma; or
    • A degree.
  • You’ve worked for at least six months (or 960 hours) of paid employment in Saskatchewan.
    • Eligible types of work experience in Saskatchewan include:
      • On- campus;
      • Off-campus;
      • Co-op terms;
      • Graduate fellowships that can be verified by your institution; and
      • Work experience gained on a post-graduate work permit.
  • You’ve applied for and received a valid post-graduation work permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
  • You have a current, permanent, full-time job offer in your field of study from a Saskatchewan employer. The job should be:
    • In an occupation in the National Occupation Classification (NOC) Matrix level “A”, “B”, “0”;
    • In a designated trade; or
    • A job offer that is related to your field of study and requires post-secondary education.
      • Food and Beverage Servers/Persons must apply under the Hospitality Sector Project sub-category.
  • You have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.

Students who have graduated from an institute in Canada

You may qualify in this sub-category if:

  • You’ve graduated from a program equivalent to at least two academic years (16 months) of full-time study from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in Canada (outside of Saskatchewan) with:
    • A certificate;
    • A diploma; or
    • A degree
  • You’ve applied for, and received a valid post-graduation work permit from IRCC.
  • You’ve worked for at least 24 consecutive months of paid employment (at least 3840 hours) in Saskatchewan after graduation, and after receiving a valid post-graduation work permit.
    • Eligible types of work experience in Saskatchewan include work experience gained on a post-graduate work permit. 
  • You have a current, permanent, full-time job offer in your field of study from a Saskatchewan employer. The job should be:
    • In an occupation in the National Occupation Classification (NOC) Matrix level “A”, “B”, “0”;
    • In a designated trade; or
    • A job offer that is related to your field of study and requires post-secondary education.
      • Food and Beverage Servers/Persons must apply under the Hospitality Sector Project sub-category. 
  • You have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.

    The program criteria can change at any time, but we'll use what was on this website when we received your complete application.

    The federal government sets the amount of nominations the SINP can make every year. The SINP also has a maximum number of application thresholds for each year. No application is guaranteed to be accepted and/or nominated.

    How to Apply

    1. Read and review the Application Guide and checklist for instructions on completing your application. It contains all the information you’ll need to prepare your application.
    2. Obtain all the required supporting documents. For a detailed description, please see the Supporting Documents section of the Application Guide.
    3. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
    4. Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
    5. Apply at SINP Apply Online. You'll need to create an account then complete the different sections. Scan and upload all your completed forms and supporting documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
    6. Save and submit your application online.

    Be sure to complete, scan and submit the following to the SINP, as part of your application:

    • All provincial and federal forms you’ll need for your application; and
    • All supporting documents detailed in the Application Guide (link), to the SINP.

     Your application may be rejected if documents are:

    • Missing;
    • Not translated; or
    • Unclear.

    If the SINP rejects your application we will send you instructions on what is required or missing and how to apply again.

    What You Need to Know about Using Immigration Representatives

    You are not required to use an immigration representative or consultant to apply to the SINP, but if you wish to do so, you must make sure they're licensed by the Government of Saskatchewan. Visit Using an Immigration Representative for more information.

    Application Guides and Forms

    Provincial

    Federal

    For help with filling out the federal forms, watch the following videos:

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