Category Archives: Common Questions

SINP: FAQ: Employers

Where can employers get information about the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)? Where are applications available?

If you have any questions regarding the SINP please visit the SINP section. Employers can also contact the SINP by phone at 306-798-SINP (7467), by email at immigration@gov.sk.ca or they can come to the SINP office at: 7th floor, 1945 Hamilton St., Regina, SK.

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SINP: FAQ: Jobs

How do I find the NOC code for my job?

1) Go to the National Occupational Classification website.
2) Check the box next to Example Title and uncheck the box next to Group Title and enter a search key work for your job. If this does not bring any results try using a different name of your job using the other search fields.
3) Choose the job title you think best fits your employment. Click on this job title and review the job description to see if it matches your job duties.
4) If the job description matches, make note of the NOC code.

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SINP: FAQ: Temporary Work Permits

I am working in Saskatchewan on a Temporary Work Permit. Could I be considered under the SINP?

Yes. Please refer to the Existing Work Permit sub-category of the Skilled Workers Category to check the specific requirements. Please note that the SINP only considers applicants under this sub-category if their work permit required a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO) from Service Canada in order to obtain the permit. If you are currently working under an open work permit you may need to apply under the broader Skilled Workers Category.

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SINP: FAQ: Entrepreneur Category

Entrepreneur Category – Former Process Effective Prior to October 1, 2009

I wish to immigrate to Canada and am willing to invest in a business in Saskatchewan. Am I eligible under the SINP’s Entrepreneur category?

Business applicants must first meet the eligibility criteria as set forth by the program and further show that they intend to manage and operate a business in Saskatchewan, not just invest in it, and that they will live in Saskatchewan. Passive investments (investments in a business without ongoing management responsibilities) are not eligible. Individuals wishing to immigrate as passive investors may apply under the federal Immigrant Investor Program administered by CIC.

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SINP: FAQ: Long-Haul Truck Drivers

I have a lot of experience as a truck driver in my country. Am I eligible to apply to the SINP Long-Haul Truck Driver Project?

In order to be eligible for this category, you must first have worked for an approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan for 6 months and have a full-time permanent job offer with the same trucking firm. Please check all of the criteria for this category.

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SINP: FAQ: Health Professions

I would like to come to Saskatchewan through the Health Professions Category. How can I find information on jobs and regulations related to my health profession?

Please contact the appropriate regulatory association for your health profession. You can search for job postings related to Health Professions at www.healthcareersinsask.ca, or Saskatchewan Health.

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SINP: FAQ: Skilled Workers

I meet the 35 points requirement under the Skilled Workers Category, but I do not have a job offer in Saskatchewan. Can I still apply under this category?

No. In order to be eligible under this category you must have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan Employer in a NOC level 0, A or B on the NOC Matrix or in a Designated trade in Saskatchewan.

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SINP: FAQ: Family Members

I am applying under the Family Members Category. Does my job offer need to be in the NOC level 0, A or B or be a designated trade in Saskatchewan?

No. Under the Family Members Category, the SINP will accept a job offer at any NOC level.

Live-in-Caregivers are not eligible jobs under this program. See Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC) Live-in Caregiver program.

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