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Maximum Number of SINP Applications

The federal government sets the number of nominations the SINP can make every year. To ensure program efficiency, the SINP accepts a maximum number of applications each year.

The table below is updated quarterly or when an application threshold is met. When each maximum is reached, no further applications will be accepted in that category. The website will be updated Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Application Intake Thresholds as of April 1, 2019

International Skilled Workers

SINP Category Maximum number of applications
Number of applications currently being accepted
With an Employment Offer 4,000 3,615
Express Entry * *
Occupations In-Demand * *

*The Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand subcategories no longer use thresholds. Please visit International Skilled Worker EOI System for more information on how to apply.

Saskatchewan Experience

SINP Category Maximum number of applications
Remaining applications
that will be accepted
by the SINP in 2019
Existing Work Permits & Health Professionals 1,200 1,145
Students 1,300 1,190
Hospitality Workers 200 195
Long Haul Truck Drivers 50 49

Entrepreneur* and Farm

SINP Category Maximum number of applications
Remaining applications
that will be accepted
by the SINP in 2019
Farmers 50 46

*Applications to the Entrepreneur Category are selected based on an Expression of Interest system. Please see the Application Guide for more information.

Selecting Candidates from the Entrepreneur Expression of Interest (EOI) Pool

Immigration Services conducts draws to select candidates from the Entrepreneur Expression of Interest (EOI) pool, inviting them to submit a completed application to the SINP. There will be one EOI pool draw every two months.

  • Candidates who have submitted a complete EOI profile to the pool will be eligible for selection based on highest total points score.
  • EOIs submitted on the day of the scheduled EOI selection are not eligible for selection during that selection but will remain in the pool and be eligible for consideration in the next EOI pool selection.
  • As pool selections are ongoing, candidates are encouraged to submit their EOI only after they have completed all activities related to the points grid, such as completing exploratory visits or obtaining language credentials. Once submitted, candidates will not be permitted to update their submitted EOI.
  • Candidates who are not immediately selected will continue to remain in the EOI pool either until they are selected based on their points score, or their EOI has expired and is withdrawn.

Please review the updated materials, including the Application Guide, for more information.

Entrepreneur EOI Selection Results on May 2, 2019

Number of Invitations Issued 43
Average EOI Score 125
Highest EOI Score 135
Lowest EOI Score 120

View Entrepreneur EOI Pool Selections Table.

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