This sub-category allows trucking firms to bring long-haul truck drivers to Saskatchewan.
- You must begin working for an approved trucking firm on a temporary foreign work permit.
- If an approved trucking firm offers permanent employment, the trucker may apply to the SINP for permanent resident status after six months of employment.
- You must intend to reside in Saskatchewan as a permanent resident. Note: all nominees with temporary work permits must reside in Saskatchewan.
- You must meet the sub-category criteria. Criteria can change at any time, but we will use what was on this website when we got your application.
To qualify, you must:
- 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, with a valid work permit. The work experience must be consecutive work experience.
- Have a current Saskatchewan Class 1A driver's licence.
- Have a full-time, permanent job offer from your employer. Your employer must be an approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan.
- Have at least Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 4 or higher English language ability in all four categories (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
- See Learning English for more.
- Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter. Employers must register with the SINP and obtain the Job Approval Letter. They will then provide the Job Approval Letter to you if you meet their hiring qualifications.
The federal government sets the amount of nominations the SINP can make every year. The SINP also accepts a maximum number of applications for each 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 provide the required documents at the time of submitting your application.
- 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 all of your Required Documents.
Applications that are 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
- Create an account.
- Complete all sections.
- Scan and upload your completed forms and supporting documents in a PDF. 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