Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Requirements
The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program SINP has a number of different factors that an officer will assess. Among these factors is the applicant’s educational and employment background.
You must submit documents to verify your education. This can be one of the following:
- education/trade certificates,
- degrees or diplomas, wherever applicable, with official transcripts showing school(s) attended or courses taken professional designations,
- professional licenses and/or professional association memberships certification of apprenticeship/apprenticeship equivalent programs with details of program structure,
- courses, length and its administering or regulatory authority
Work Experience Credentials
You must submit a letter, or more if possible, of reference from previous employers or other proof of employment to demonstrate that you have at least one year of work experience in your intended occupation.
Letters of reference must be written on the company’s official letterhead and signed by an authorized representative of the company who is identified by name and title. Each letter should indicate the following:
- your job position and the start and end dates of employment
- your main duties/responsibilities
- the number of hours you worked each week if the position was not full-time
- The contact information of your supervisor or manager to assist Saskatchewan
- Immigration in verifying your former employment
Regulatory or Licensing Credentials
If you intend to work in an occupation that requires licensing or certification in Saskatchewan, you must contact the provincial, national and/or industrial regulatory association before applying to verify that you will be able to meet licensing or certification requirements. Before nomination, the SINP will contact the appropriate regulatory body to ensure it has no objections to SINP nomination.
If you intend to work in a medical profession that requires licensing or certification, you must apply under the SINP Health Professions Category.
Letter of Job Offer
When applying for the SINP, you must have an letter of offer for full-time, permanent employment in Saskatchewan. All positions must offer wages and working conditions that match Canadian standards in that occupation.
The offer of full-time, permanent employment must:
- be addressed to the principal applicant
- state the job title, duties and responsibilities, wage, benefits, and company contact information
- list the location (e.g. town/city) of your position in Saskatchewan
- be issued on the company’s letterhead and signed by the employer
The language proficiency can be verified by the Saskatchewan employer who has made you’re the offer of employment this can be demonstrated by a copy of SINP employment approval letter issued to the employer through Employer Online Information System; or you can provide valid English language test results from a language test administered by a federally designated testing agency showing a minimum of equivalent of CLB 4 in all categories.
The language tests that are acceptable are as follows:
- IELTS – International Language Testing Program
- CELPIP – Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program
- TEF (Quebec) – Test d’Evaluation de Francias