Please note that on January 1, 2015 the way that Canada accepts permanent residents has changed. The new system, called Express Entry, represents a change in method rather than in requirements. This page will be updated shortly. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us at 416-962-2623 or [email protected].
The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program
The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program provides an alternate and quicker means of entry into Canada. Through the Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program, the provincial government fast tracks PNP applications to the Canadian government for permanent resident status, based on criteria established by the province.
If you are unsure whether you qualify for immigration to Canada under the Provincial Nominee Program, you can book a consultation with one of our qualified immigration consultants.
- About Saskatchewan
- Skilled Worker
- International Student
- Business Enterpreneur
- Health Professionals
- Truck Drivers
- Existing Work Permit Category
- Hospitality Sector
- Student sub-category
Land Mass: 650,000km2
Capital City: Regina
Major Cities: Saskatoon, Regina
Major Industry: Finance, Real estate, Oil, Agriculture, Mining
GDP Per Capita: $70,654
Official Language: English
Postal Abbreviation: SK
Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada. The province's name comes from the Saskatchewan River. Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by the Province of Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba. Saskatchewan is they only province in Canada which does not implement day light savings.
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing are the strongest industries in Manitoba followed by oil and natural gas production is also a very important part of Saskatchewan's economy, although the oil industry is larger. Among Canadian provinces, only Alberta exceeds Saskatchewan in overall oil production. Agriculture, fishing and forestry also are among the strongest industries.Beef cattle production in the province is only exceeded by Alberta. Mining is also a major industry in the province, with Saskatchewan being the world's largest exporter of potash and uranium.
Saskatchewan receives more hours of sunshine than any other Canadian province. Saskatchewan is one of the most tornado active parts of Canada, averaging approximately 12 to 18 tornadoes per year, some of which are violent.
Below is a table showing the average seasonal temperatures in Saskatchewan by city/town
|City/Town||Average Temp °C July||Average Temp °C January|
About the Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program
The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program is designed to support the province's economic growth by attracting foreign workers to the province. Individuals nominated by the province, together with their spouse and dependent children, are eligible to apply for a permanent resident visa as a Provincial Nominee. Immigroup helps applicants wishing to live and work in this province under the following Provincial Nominee Programs:
This category is for individual who have skilled occupation that required post secondary education that wish to work and settle in Saskatchewan. Applicants must have a legal Status in the country of residence and must an offer of fulltime permanent employment in Saskatchewan. Applicants must also meet the qualifications of the federal skilled worker program.
This category is for individuals who wish to buy or establish a working farm in Saskatchewan. If you are eligible the province will nominate for permanent residency in Canada.
Applicants must have graduated with a degree, diploma, or certificate from a post-secondary school in the province. The program must have been at least one academic year long of full-time study. Applicants have worked for an employer in the province for at least six months under a Citizenship and Immigration Canada post-graduation work permit. The occupation must be related to the field of study. The applicant has a current, permanent, full-time job offer from an employer.
This category is for business entrepreneurs who wish to invest,buy or establish a business in Saskatchewan.To be eligible you must have a minimum of 3 -5 years experience in business ownership or senior management, minimum personal net worth of CDN $250,000 and must visit the province to explore business opportunities. They must submit a business proposal and make a minimum investment of CDN $150,000.
This category is for individuals who are currently working in Saskatchewan in one of the listed occupation and wish to permanently settle in Saskatchewan. This category is divided into five sub categories
Applicants must have a temporary work permit showing that you have been practicing as a physician/ nurse/ other health professional in the province for at least six months. They must have a permanent employment offer from a provincial health authority, the health education institution, or other publicly funded agency where they are currently employed.
Under this sub-category applicants must be working on a temporary work permit for an approved trucking firm in the province for at least six months, have a current Saskatchewan Class 1A driver's license and have an offer of full-time, permanent employment from an employer, which must be an approved trucking firm in the province.
Under this sub-category, skilled workers who have been working in Saskatchewan for at least six months under a closed work permit or under the International Experience Canada (IEC) can apply for nomination by the SINP.
Under this sub-category you can apply for provincial nomination under one of the listed occupations.
Food Counter Attendant/Kitchen Helper
Under this sub-category, students who have graduated from a recognized, post-secondary educational institution in Canada can apply for nomination by the SINP.