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Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work Permit

Overview

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 new Immigration FAQs.

The SINP is piloting criteria changes over 2019-2021 for specific semi-skilled occupations. If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan, you can apply to the Semi-Skilled Agriculture Worker category if you have proof that you previously worked in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months as a General Farm Worker or Nursery and Greenhouse Worker.

This sub-category is for semi-skilled workers who:

  1. Have been working in Saskatchewan for at least six months with a valid work permit.
  2. Meet the sub-category criteria.

Eligibility

You may qualify if you:

  • Have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. The job must be a National Occupation Classification (NOC) of:
    • NOC 8431: General Farm Worker.
    • NOC 8432: Nursery and Greenhouse Worker.
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.
  • Have worked for more than six months for the employer offering you the job, with a valid work permit. Your job offer must be for the same career that you have been working in for the past six months.
    • The SINP has criteria changes over 2019-2021 for specific semi-skilled occupations. If you are not yet working in Saskatchewan, you can apply if you have proof that you worked in Saskatchewan before for a minimum of six months.
    • Your work permit must be for:
      • Seasonal Agriculture Worker Program.
      • International Experience Canada.
      • Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
  • Have completed the equivalent of Canadian secondary school (high school) or above, with an Educational Credential Assessment.
  • Have a minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 if your job offer is in a NOC 'C' occupation.

Who Cannot Apply Through the Saskatchewan Experience - Agriculture Worker with Existing Permit Sub Category

The following cannot apply:

You may not be eligible if:

  • You did not send documents that were asked for.
  • You were not able to prove that you plan to live and work in Saskatchewan.
  • You and or your representative have intentionally misrepresented yourselves in the application.

How to Apply

Applications that are sent 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.

Apply online to the SINP

  1. Create an account.
  2. Complete all sections.
  3. Scan and upload completed forms and supporting documents in PDF format. Keep the originals for your records.
  4. Save and submit your application online.

What You Need to Know About Using Immigration Representatives

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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