Saskatchewan Holds Draw for Two Categories and Invites 922 Candidates

October 26, 2019
On October 24th Saskatchewan held a major selection round to attract immigration candidates for Express Entry as well as Occupation In-Demand categories, and issued 922 invitations to applicants seeking provincial nomination for permanent residence in Canada.  

Saskatchewan Holds Draw for Two Categories and Invites 922 Candidates

Canada Immigration and a Trend of Issuing Many ITAs 

This also continues the latest series of issuing large in invitations selection rounds for the popular sub-categories of Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program, which do not require a job offer in the province or work experience in Canada to become eligible.

The Express Entry sub-category of SINP has a link with the federal system of Express Entry that administers the candidates pool for three Federal immigration categories in Canada that include

• Federal Skilled Worker Class, 

• Federal Skilled Trades Class 

• Canadian Experience Class

Immigration candidates not having a profile in Express Entry are eligible for The Occupation In-Demand sub-category 

The SINP held five Express Entry draws and four to attract the Occupation In-Demand candidates after September 25. The total for both sub-categories was 3,846 invitations to the seekers of provincial nomination in nine rounds.

Adopting a Fresh Approach 

The SINP is also adopting a fresh approach to the eligible occupations in the two sub-categories that require one year work experience in a job having top demand in Saskatchewan and it should be related to the field of study. There is introduction of an Excluded Occupations List that expanded the number of eligible jobs to above 200 from 19.

These five draws issued invitations to candidates possessing work experience in many occupations and there were 130 professions in the Oct 24th draw which was a record. The range of Occupations covered managers, professionals and technical persons and finally the skilled trades’ professionals.

Expression of Interest

To get the consideration and Saskatchewan provincial nomination candidates have to register an Expression of Interest in Saskatchewan.

Eligible candidates also get a score from 100 points based on the Points Assessment Grid of the SINP after considering age, educational factors, work experience, plus proficiency in French or English and provincial connections.

The top ranking candidates get the invitation to apply in regular SINP draws. In both these categories the invited candidates had to attain the minimum score of 69.

Express Entry candidates applying and receiving the provincial nomination receive 600 additional points in the score involving the Comprehensive Ranking System. This is an effective guarantee to get an ITA for permanent residence in Canada. 

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