Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), established in 1998, aims to address the province's economic and labor market needs through immigration. It has been highly successful, with 7 out of 10 newcomers choosing to immigrate through the program. Saskatchewan has a high employment rate of around 76% for newcomers and a retention rate of over 85%. The program is known for its variety of immigration options, making it a popular choice among prospective immigrants.

Categories of Immigration under the Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program (SINP)

Appropriate Work Experience

The International Skilled Worker Category is intended for skilled individuals who desire to reside and work in Saskatchewan.


The Saskatchewan Experience Category is designed for foreign workers who are presently residing in Saskatchewan, including those with a valid work permit and international graduates.

Education Levely

Language Requirements

The Entrepreneur and Farm Category caters to individuals who aspire to own and actively manage a business or farming operation in Saskatchewan.

Proof of Funds Statement

Education Requirements

The International Graduate Entrepreneur Category is specifically tailored for international students who are graduating from an eligible post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan and have plans to initiate a business.

Prerequisites for Skilled Workers in the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

As an aspiring candidate looking to immigrate to Saskatchewan, it is crucial to apply under the appropriate program category, which is the SINP International Skilled Worker program. This program utilizes a points-based system to select suitable candidates or immigrants based on their Saskatchewan immigration points. To be eligible for the SINP International

  • Attain a minimum score of 60 out of 110 points in the Saskatchewan PNP points calculator.
  • Possess a valid Express Entry program profile and job seeker validation code.
  • Demonstrate language proficiency by taking the IELTS test.
  • Complete a minimum of one year of post-secondary education or training (degree, diploma, or certificate) and obtain an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA).
  • Acquire the required minimum level of work experience in an occupation classified under NOC skill level 0, A, or B, which must also be in-demand in the province. If the occupation is regulated, candidates must obtain the necessary certification or licensing.
Points test

Key Factors Considered in the SINP Points Calculator

Selection factor Points
Education and training Maximum 23 points
Skilled work experience Maximum 15 points
Language ability Maximum 30 points
Age Maximum 12 points
Connection to Saskatchewan labor market Maximum 30 points
Total Maximum 110 points
Pass Mark: 60 points

Education and Training

Educational qualifications Points
Master's or Doctorate Degree 23
Trade Certification 20
Degree, diploma, or certificate (Minimum 2 year program) 15
Degree, diploma, or certificate (Minimum 1 year program) 12
Connection to Saskatchewan labor market Maximum 30 points
Total Maximum 110 points
Pass Mark: 60 points

Skilled Work Experience

5 Years 10
4 Years 8
3 Years 6
2 Years 4
1 Year 2
b) In the 6-10 year period prior to the application submission date
5 Years 5
4 Years 4
3 Years 3
2 Years 2
Less than 1 year 0


Age (In years) Points
Less than 18 0
18-21 8
22-34 12
35-45 10
46-50 8
More than 50 0

The factors mentioned above contribute to a total of 80 points in the SINP Points Calculator for the year 2023. The remaining 30 points in the SINP Points Calculator are reserved for immigrants who have a strong connection to the Saskatchewan labor market, reflecting their genuine intent and ability to settle and establish themselves economically as permanent residents in the province.

Connection to Saskatchewan labor market

Connection to Saskatchewan Labor Market Points
Highly skilled employment offer from a Saskatchewan employer 30
Close family relative in Saskatchewan 20
Past work experience in Saskatchewan (at least 12 months of work in the past five years on a valid work permit) 5
Past student experience in Saskatchewan (at least one-year full-time academic year of study at a recognized Saskatchewan post-secondary education institution on a valid study permit) 5

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