Saskatchewan is one of the fastest growing provinces in Canada in terms of economic and demographic growth,
due in large part to the arrival of immigrants from around the world. It is well-known for its vast prairie
landscape, being one of the prairie provinces. Saskatchewan’s economy is based mainly on agriculture, forestry,
fishing, as well as natural resources such as oil and gas. Saskatchewan is home to two major cities, Saskatoon
Through SINP, potential immigrants with the skills and experience required by the province can obtain the
Saskatchewan Provincial Nomination Certificate, which will allow individuals to apply for permanent residence
The SINP accepts applications under the following categories:
International Skilled Worker Category
Saskatchewan Experience Category
Entrepreneur and Farm Category
Each these categories may have one or more sub-categories. Below we provide you with additional information
about each of these categories to help you determine if the SINP is right for you.
This category accepts applications from skilled workers who plan to live and work in the Province of
Saskatchewan. Applicants are measured based on a points system and can be nominated under one of three sub-
International Skilled Worker – Employment Offer
This sub-category is for skilled workers with a skilled job offer from a Saskatchewan employer.
International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand
This sub-category is for highly skilled workers with experience in an in-demand occupation in Saskatchewan,
who do not yet have a job offer in the province.
International Skilled Worker – Saskatchewan Express Entry
This sub-category enables the province to nominate individuals who are already in Immigration, Refugees and
Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Express Entry pool and have skilled work experience in an in-demand occupation
This category is for foreign workers that are currently living in Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Experience
Category accepts applications under the following sub-categories:
Existing Work Permit
This sub-category is for individuals who have been working in Saskatchewan for at least six months under a
valid work permit.
This sub-category is for individuals who have worked as a physician, a nurse, or in another health profession in
Saskatchewan for at least six months.
Hospitality Sector Project
This sub-category is for individuals that are currently working in Saskatchewan as food and beverage servers,
food counter attendants, kitchen helpers, or housekeeping and cleaning staff for at least six months. The
employer must receive approval from the Province of Saskatchewan before the applicant begins work in
Long Haul Truck Driver Project
This sub-category is for individuals who are currently working for an approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan.
Drivers must be working in Saskatchewan for their current employer for a minimum of six months before
This sub-category is for students who have graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada.
Among the requirements, the student must have worked in Saskatchewan for at least twenty-four months before
applying, or for six months if the institution is in Saskatchewan.
This category is for individuals who wish to own and actively operate a business or farming operation in
This sub-category is for individuals who wish to invest management talent and capital in Saskatchewan
by establishing, acquiring, or partnering in a business the province. Candidates are expected to take on an active
management role in the business. This sub-category functions on an Expression of Interest model.
Farm Owners and Operators Sub-Category
This sub-category is for experienced farmers with considerable capital looking to invest in a farming operation
and settle in the province of Saskatchewan.