Saskatchewan prides itself on having one of the most developed nominee programs available to new comers in Canada. The program allows the ability to select applicants who's skills and abilities best fit the province's needs, processing times that are faster than other programs. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program is divided into many facets to create an ease of access and provide a variety of solutions to new comers:
- Skilled Workers
- Family Referral
- Farm Owners/Operators
- Health Professionals
- Hospitality Sector Pilot Project
- Long Haul Truck Drivers
Whatever your intentions, background, skills and situation might be Saskatchewan hosts a number of viable ways for you and your family to prosper in the province.
This category is for skilled workers, professionals or managers who have a full-time, permanent job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. It is divided into two sub categories:
- Skilled Workers/Professionals
- Existing Work Permit
This program is for those who are interested in investing their management talent and capital in a Saskatchewan business. The goal is to facilitate development and allow for further economic stability through the creation of more jobs in Saskatchewan.
This category is for immigrant families living in Saskatchewan who want to help their family members come to work and live in the province. Supporting family members must provide support to applicants and their dependents to help them establish and settle in Saskatchewan.
This program assists individuals with proven experience in farming, substantial capital available to invest in a farming operation, and who intend to purchase and operate a farming operation in Saskatchewan.
This category allows internationally-trained health professionals, who have been working in Saskatchewan for at least six months with a temporary work permit, to apply for permanent residency status under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. It is divided into three sub categories:
- Other Health Professions
Hospitality Sector Pilot Project
Under the Hospitality Sector Pilot Project, the SINP can nominate foreign workers that are currently working in Saskatchewan in one of the following categories:
- Food/Beverage Server
- Food Counter Attendant/Kitchen Helper
- Housekeeping/Cleaning Staff
Long Haul Truck Drivers
This stream allows Saskatchewan trucking companies to bring workers to the province for jobs that only need a high school diploma or on site training under Service Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker policy.
This category allows students who have graduated from a recognized, post-secondary educational institution in Canada to apply for landed immigrant status under the Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program. It is divided into two sub-categories:
- Post-Graduate Work Permit Stream
- Master's and PhD Graduate Stream
Note that recently and effective immediately, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program will accept a maximum number of applications in each category. If Saskatchewan is right for you, the sooner you apply the better your chances for success will be.