High skilled health occupations included in the SINP International Health Worker EOI Pool are now eligible for the International Skilled Worker: Employment Offer category.
This sub-category is for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Psychiatric Nurses or Registered Nurses (RN) who want to apply for permanent residency and:
- Have the schooling and professional qualifications to work here.
- Meet the SINP criteria for nomination.
To qualify you must:
- Have a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).
- Have worked for at least six-months (780 hours) of full-time (30+ hours per week) work experience in the job with the employer that has provided you the Job Approval Letter. The work experience does not need to be consecutive work experience.
- Have a permanent, full-time job offer from:
- Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.
The SINP will confirm with the appropriate licensing body that you have an unrestricted licence to practice in Saskatchewan.
Applications from nurses hired by publicly funded health employers who are not covered by nursing collective agreements will be reviewed individually.
The program criteria can change at any time, but we will use what was on this website when we get 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:
- Refugee claimants in Canada who are claiming refugee status from the Government of Canada.
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.
- Follow the guidelines for the Application Process.
- Complete, scan and send your Required Documents to the SINP.
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.
- Create an account.
- Complete all sections.
- Scan and upload completed forms and supporting documents in PDF format. Keep the originals for your records.
- Save and submit your application online.
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.
- Request for a Nomination Revision and/or Nomination Extension Form (cannot be used for licensure or Invitations to Apply)
- Request for Continued Saskatchewan Health Coverage Form (for nominees working in Saskatchewan)
- Procedures and Guidelines for Saskatchewan Experience Categories