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For temporary SINP measures and frequently asked questions related to the COVID-19 outbreak and how it may impact temporary residents, nominees and permanent residency applicants, please see the Immigration FAQs.
This sub-category is for skilled workers who:
To be eligible, you must pay a non-refundable $350 application fee online by Visa or Mastercard. It is the last step in order to submit your application.
You may qualify if:
To apply for this sub-category, you must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI). If you successfully submit an EOI, you will be entered into the EOI pool of eligible candidates. Not all candidates who submit an International Skilled Worker EOI will be invited to apply to the SINP.
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 you are invited to apply, you will be required to provide proof to support the EOI points that you claimed. To remain eligible for a nomination you must meet the minimum points of the EOI Selection through which you received your ITA.
If there are grounds to believe that an applicant and/or their representative have provided false information on an EOI profile or application to increase their points score, then our Program Integrity Unity (PIU) will undertake an investigation for misrepresentation. If misrepresentation is found to have taken place then the applicant may be suspended from using the SINP for two years (or more, in the case of a repeat offence).
An International Skilled Worker EOI is not an application to the SINP.
An International Skilled Worker EOI is a pre-application process which allows candidates to fill out a form to indicate their interest in applying to the SINP.
For more information, please visit International Skilled Worker EOI System.
Not all candidates who submit an International Skilled Worker EOI will be invited to apply to the SINP. There are no limits on the number of candidates who can submit an EOI. Candidates can only have one EOI profile.
For assistance on how to create your EOI profile, please see the EOI OASIS Guide.
Refugee claimants in Canada claiming refugee status from the Government of Canada cannot apply.
You may not be eligible if any of the following situations is true:
You must score a minimum of 60 points out of 110 points on the Point Assessment Grid to be considered for nomination.
You are awarded points on the basis of five factors:
You must attach documents to support the eligibility criteria and points factors. For example, if you claim 20 points for having a university degree, you must attach a copy of your university degree and complete transcripts. If your degree is printed in a language other than English or French, you must also attach a translated version.
After you receive an Invitation to Apply through the Expression of Interest system:
Applications submitted with missing documents or are not translated will be closed. If your application is closed, you will be sent a letter and asked to reapply.
NOTE: If you are successful in receiving a nomination from the SINP, IRCC will process applications in 6 months or less.
You do not need to use an immigration representative or consultant to apply to the SINP. But if you wish to hire a representative, they must be a lawyer in Canada in good standing with a provincial law society or licensed by the Government of Saskatchewan.
Visit Using an Immigration Representative for more information.
Visit Protection for Immigrants and Foreign Workers for more information on Saskatchewan's laws that protect foreign workers from exploitation and mistreatment during the recruitment and immigration.
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