Saskatchewan Immigration Invites 559 Candidates In 15 Targeted Occupations Saskatchewan immigration has conducted a new Expression of Interest draw, issuing 559 invites via two streams targeting 15 high-demand occupations. The October 8 draw means the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program has now invited 1,938 candidates to apply for immigration in the space of 14 days. Candidates…

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Saskatchewan Immigration Invites 559 Candidates In 15 Targeted Occupations

Saskatchewan immigration has conducted a new Expression of Interest draw, issuing 559 invites via two streams targeting 15 high-demand occupations.

The October 8 draw means the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program has now invited 1,938 candidates to apply for immigration in the space of 14 days.

Candidates from Saskatchewan’s Occupations In-Demand and Express Entry streams included in the latest draw.

There were 328 Occupations In-Demand candidates invited, with a minimum score of 69.

Under Express Entry, 231 candidates received invitations, also with a minimum score of 69.

The draw was the third since the SINP significantly expanded its list of eligible occupations, from 19 to 218.

Requirements for both streams included in the draw later in this article.

Saskatchewan 2019 Expression of Interest Draws

Draw date Category Minimum score Invites issued Other considerations
08-Oct-19 Express Entry 69 231 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.The following NOCs were included: 0111, 0112, 0114, 0122, 0821, 1114, 1221, 1241, 1311, 2171, 2174, 2251 6235, 6332, 7321
Occupations In-Demand 69 328 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.The following NOCs were included: 0111, 0112, 0114, 0122, 0821, 1114, 1221, 1241, 1311, 2171, 2174, 2251 6235, 6332, 7321
02-Oct-19 Express Entry 68 396 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.The following NOCs were included: 0013, 0014, 0016, 0121, 0125, 0131, 0212, 0421, 0621, 0631, 0632, 0711, 0712, 0714, 0731, 0811, 0912, 1121, 1211, 1212, 1213, 1215, 1222, 1223, 1224, 1225, 1226, 1242, 1243, 1251, 1252, 1254, 1313, 2112, 2172, 2222, 2233, 2234, 2242, 2253, 2262, 2263, 2281, 2282, 3212, 3214, 3219, 3223, 3237, 4033, 4153, 4161, 4163, 4164, 4165, 4166, 4167, 4169, 4211, 4216, 6221, 6222, 6315, 6316, 6321, 6331, 6342, 7232, 7305, 7311, 7315, 7381, 8222, 9212, 9213, 9232, 9241.
Occupations In-Demand 68 214 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.The following NOCs were included: 0013, 0014, 0016, 0121, 0125, 0131, 0212, 0421, 0621, 0631, 0632, 0711, 0712, 0714, 0731, 0811, 0912, 1121, 1211, 1212, 1213, 1215, 1222, 1223, 1224, 1225, 1226, 1242, 1243, 1251, 1252, 1254, 1313, 2112, 2172, 2222, 2233, 2234, 2242, 2253, 2262, 2263, 2281, 2282, 3212, 3214, 3219, 3223, 3237, 4033, 4153, 4161, 4163, 4164, 4165, 4166, 4167, 4169, 4211, 4216, 6221, 6222, 6315, 6316, 6321, 6331, 6342, 7232, 7305, 7311, 7315, 7381, 8222, 9212, 9213, 9232, 9241.
25-Sep-19 Express Entry 79 365 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.The following NOCs were included: 0013, 0016, 0111, 0112, 0113, 0114, 0122, 0125, 0131, 0212, 0213, 0421, 0423, 0601, 0621, 0631, 0632, 0651, 0711, 0712, 0714, 0821, 0822, 0912, 1114, 1121, 1211, 1212, 1213, 1215, 1221, 1223, 1224, 1225, 1226, 1241, 1242, 1243, 1251, 1252, 1254, 1311, 1313, 2112, 2131, 2134, 2142, 2148, 2161, 2171, 2172, 2221, 2222, 2242, 2251, 2252, 2253, 2263, 2281, 2282, 3122, 3143, 3211, 3212, 3215, 3234, 4011, 4021, 4033, 4151, 4152, 4161, 4163, 4165, 4166, 4211, 4212, 4214, 4214, 4215, 4216, 6221, 6222, 6235, 6331, 6332, 6342, 7201, 7202, 7204, 7231, 7237, 7305, 7311, 7312, 7321, 7322, 7381, 9213, 9241
Occupations In-Demand 70 404 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.The following NOCs were included: 0013, 0016, 0111, 0112, 0113, 0114, 0122, 0125, 0131, 0212, 0213, 0421, 0423, 0601, 0621, 0631, 0632, 0651, 0711, 0712, 0714, 0821, 0822, 0912, 1114, 1121, 1211, 1212, 1213, 1215, 1221, 1223, 1224, 1225, 1226, 1241, 1242, 1243, 1251, 1252, 1254, 1311, 1313, 2112, 2131, 2134, 2142, 2148, 2161, 2171, 2172, 2221, 2222, 2242, 2251, 2252, 2253, 2263, 2281, 2282, 3122, 3143, 3211, 3212, 3215, 3234, 4011, 4021, 4033, 4151, 4152, 4161, 4163, 4165, 4166, 4211, 4212, 4214, 4214, 4215, 4216, 6221, 6222, 6235, 6331, 6332, 6342, 7201, 7202, 7204, 7231, 7237, 7305, 7311, 7312, 7321, 7322, 7381, 9213, 9241
15-Aug-19 Express Entry 78 45 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
Occupations In-Demand 78 105 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
24-Jul-19 Express Entry 74 277 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
Occupations In-Demand 74 104 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
20-Jun-19 Express Entry 68 268 Occupations included in the selection: Accounting technicians, Architectural technologists and technicians, Bakers, Paramedical occupations, and medical laboratory technologists. Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
Occupations In-Demand 68 211 Occupations included in the selection: Accounting technicians, Architectural technologists and technicians, Bakers, Paramedical occupations, and medical laboratory technologists. Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
06-Jun-19 Express Entry 75 84 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments
Occupations In-Demand 75 342 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments
22-May-19 Express Entry 82 104 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments
Occupations In-Demand 82 221 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments
01-May-19 Express Entry 67 81 Occupations included in the selection: Managers in social, community and correctional services, Conference and event planners, Medical sonographers, Psychologists, Instructors of persons with disabilities, Butchers and Bakers. Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
Occupations In-Demand 67 121 Occupations included in the selection: Managers in social, community and correctional services, Conference and event planners, Medical sonographers, Psychologists, Instructors of persons with disabilities, Butchers and Bakers. Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
17-Apr-19 Express Entry 60 114 Occupations included in the selection: Land Surveyors, Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology, Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners, Appliance servicers and repairers. Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
Occupations In-Demand 60 210 Occupations included in the selection: Land Surveyors, Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology, Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners, Appliance servicers and repairers. Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments.
06-Mar-19 Express Entry 67 70 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments
Occupations In-Demand 81 68 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments
27-Feb-19 Express Entry 68 83 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments
16-Jan-19 Express Entry 63 362 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments
Occupations In-Demand 66 234 Invited Candidates had Educational Credential Assessments

What is the Process for Saskatchewan Expression of Interest?

  1. Submit the EOI profile.
  2. Enter the EOI candidate pool.
  3. EOI candidates selected.
  4. Invitations to Apply issued via regular draws.
  5. Candidates submit full application within 60 days.
  6. SINP officials assess applications and make the decision.

What Are the Requirements for The Occupation-In-Demand Sub-Category?

  • The score, a minimum of 60 points on the SINP, points assessment grid;
  • Have a language score of at least Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4. Employers and regulatory bodies may ask for higher;
  • Have completed one year of post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship comparable to the Canadian education system. You must have earned a diploma, certificate, or degree.
    • Degrees and diplomas obtained outside Canada subject to an Educational Credential Assessment;
  • At least one-year work experience in the past ten years:
    • In your field of education or training occupation, and
    • In an eligible occupation in NOC A, B, 0. See the excluded occupations list.
  • Obtain the appropriate licensure in Saskatchewan if your field so requires, as the authorities will not process an application without the licensure.
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.
  • Pay a non-refundable $300 application fee online.

What Are the Requirements for The Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category?

Candidates from outside Canada, or with legal status in Canada, qualify for this Saskatchewan immigration category, provided they are not a refugee claimant.

Additionally, candidates must:

  • Have a profile in the Express Entry Pool, with profile number and job seeker validation code;
  • The score, a minimum of 60 points on the SINP, points assessment grid;
  • Provide valid language test results from a designated testing agency matching those in the Express Entry profile;
  • Have completed one year of post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship comparable to the Canadian education system. You must have earned a diploma, certificate, or degree.
    • Degrees and diplomas obtained outside Canada subject to an Educational Credential Assessment;
  • Have at least one of the following experience requirements in your field of education or training occupation:
    • One year of work experience in the past ten years in a skilled profession (non-trades);
    • Two years of work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years; or
    • One year of work experience in Canada in the past three years (trades and non-trades).
  • Have work experience in a high-skilled, eligible occupation in NOC A, B, 0. See the excluded occupations list.
  • Obtain the appropriate licensure in Saskatchewan, where your profession is regulated or a skilled trade. For skilled trades, a certificate, required from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission.
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.
  • Pay a non-refundable $300 application fee online.

About the author

Rashmi Lakkaraju

Rashmi is the founder and the lead practitioner at Cougar Immigration. She is a regulated and licensed member in good standing of the ICCRC (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council). She is also an active member of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).