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Saskatchewan Province of Canada Reopens Immigration Sub-Category ‘Occupations In-Demand’ for Skilled Workers


Saskatchewan province of Canada invited application under the “International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand” sub-category on 9th August. This was done under an immigrant intake period of Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). The successful applicants will receive a provincial nomination certificate with which they will be able to apply for permanent resident status under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) scheme. It is third intake period of 2017 and has its pre-defined eligibility criteria.

Applicant must need the followings to apply under this scheme:


  1. If currently residing in Canada, proof of legal living status.
  2. Minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4.
  3. Minimum score of 60 points is required out of 100 in the point assessment grid.
  4. Proof of completing at least one year of post-secondary studies or training equivalent to the Canadian education system that resulted in a trade certificate, certificate, diploma, or degree.
  5. One year of paid experience in the last 10 years in the related professional field that is considered in the list.
  6. Proof of eligibility for person regulating profession in Saskatchewan that require licensure.
  7. Proof of financial requirement for settlement with a settlement plan.

List of in-demand occupations:


Minor revisions have been done by Saskatchewan in the occupational demand list such as Facility operation and maintenance managers (National Occupational Classification code 0714) have been excluded. But Mineral technologists and technicians (NOC 2212) has been included in this new list. 42 occupations have been mentioned in this list and 19 of them will not require any professional licensure. Under the SINP program, any applicant with experience in related field can apply to get a nomination certificate. A person who have not yet applied or obtained professional licensure can apply under this scheme too.

Occupation with no-licensure required:


NOC Occupation
0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services
0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
0821 Managers in agriculture
0911 Manufacturing managers
0912 Utilities managers
1112 Financial and investment analysts
1122 Managers in Professional occupations in business management consulting
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
2211 Chemical technologists and technicians
2212 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
2121 Biologists and related scientists
2123 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
2225 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
2231 Civil engineering technologists and technicians
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
2253 Drafting technologists and technicians

Occupation with licensure required:


NOC Occupation Non-resident of Canada pathway to licencure Approximate processing time
0211 Engineering managers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) 1 year
2131 Civil engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) 1 year
2132 Mechanical engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) 1 year
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) 1 year
2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) 1 year
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) 1 year
2151 Architects Refer to Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) notes 2 months
2154 Land surveyors Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) 1 month
2173 Software engineers and designers Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) 6-8 weeks
2175 Web designers and developer Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) 6-8 weeks
4151 Psychologists College of Psychologists Variable
4212 Social and community service workers Canadian Association of Social Workers 6-12 weeks
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants Ministry of Education 2-4 weeks
3211 Medical laboratory technologists Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists From 45 days to 1 year or longer
3216 Medical sonographers Sonography Canada Variable
6331 Meat cutters Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) Variable
7231 Machinists Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) Variable
7272 Cabinetmakers Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) Variable
7311 Industrial mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) Variable
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) Variable
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) Variable
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) Variable
7237 Welders Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) Variable

Applications were received on a first-come, first-served basis and applicants were not required any job offer to apply under this program. As per announcement, only 1200 new application will be received under this program.

To all surprise, SINP category applications were closed just after one day of opening on 10th August. To get more advice to apply under this category, seek professional expert advice today.