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Saskatchewan offers all newcomers a high quality of life, a strong sense of community, and employment opportunities, making it a great place for you and your family to call home.
Learn about life and living in Saskatchewan, including its diverse economy and quality of life by visiting Living in Saskatchewan.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is implementing a special family reunification sponsorship pathway for permanent residence. All Ukrainians who come to Canada as part of these measures will be eligible to apply for open work permits, making it easier for employers to quickly hire Ukrainian nationals.
You can contact IRCC directly to find out more about this pathway and the special measures by submitting a webform (add the keyword UKRAINE2022 in the "Your enquiry" box and they will prioritize your request). You may also contact them by phone at +1-613-321-4243.
The Government of Saskatchewan operates the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), which is a provincial immigration program that provides a pathway to becoming a permanent resident of Saskatchewan. Ukrainian nationals who have not worked in Saskatchewan previously can apply to the International Skilled Worker categories. After working in Saskatchewan for 6-months, they can apply to the Saskatchewan Experience categories. The SINP is prioritizing applications from Ukrainian citizens.
If have any questions about applying to the SINP or steps after nomination to receive permanent resident status in Canada, please contact a Client Engagement Officer by phone 1-833-613-0485 or email email@example.com.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issues temporary work permits and travel documents. As part of Canada's response to the current situation in the Ukraine, IRCC has announced special measures and has created a Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET), available for individuals fleeing Ukraine. Anyone authorized to live in Canada under CUAET may be eligible to do so for an initial three years or until their passport expires, with the ability to apply to extend their stay in Canada. The CUAET also gives them the option to apply to IRCC for an open work permit or study while in Canada.
Measures are also in place to allow those already here to extend their stay by up to three years. Those already in Canada that have received a job offer and would like to work can now apply for a work permit from within Canada and begin working while their application is being processed. IRCC will issue open work permits to Ukrainian visitors, workers and students currently in Canada who are unable to go home. Additionally, IRCC is waiving fees for travel and immigration documents, such as for Canadian passports, permanent resident travel documents, proofs of citizenship, visitor visas and work and study permits.
Find up-to-date information on immigration measures for people affected by the situation in Ukraine or contact IRCC directly to find out more about these measures by submitting a webform (add the keyword UKRAINE2022 in the "Your enquiry" box and they will prioritize your request). You may also contact them by phone at +1-613-321-4243.
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