Google Translate Disclaimer
A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:
Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.
Software-based translations do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language. The Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).
Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.
If you are outside of Canada and have submitted a paper work permit application to the Government of Canada (GoC) that has not yet been processed, then you will need to resubmit it as an electronic application. Fees paid for the electronic application will be refunded at a later date when the paper application is received by the GoC and reviewed or you can request a refund using this process.
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:
You may qualify for this sub-category if you live outside Canada or have proof of legal status in Canada, are not a refugee claimant, and:
The program criteria can change at any time, but we will use what was on this website when we received your application.
The federal government sets the amount of nominations the SINP can make every year. No application is guaranteed to be accepted.
The following cannot apply:
You may not be eligible if:
You will need to score at least 60 points on the point assessment grid.
Points are awarded based on the following five factors:
You must give documents to prove that you are eligible and meet the five factors above. For example, if you claim 20 points for having a university degree, you must attach a copy of your university degree and transcripts. If your degree is printed in a language other than English or French, you must also attach a translated version.
Applications that are sent with missing documents or not translated will be closed. If your application is closed, you will be sent a letter and asked to reapply.
If you are successful in getting a nomination from the SINP, IRCC will process most complete applications in 6 months or less.Apply online to the SINP
You do not need to use an immigration representative or consultant to apply to the SINP. If you want one, you must make sure they are 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 or see a list of approved immigration consultants. You can learn more about Saskatchewan's laws that protect foreign workers by visiting Protection for Immigrants and Foreign Workers.
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