Updated In-Demand Occupations List – Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program

In-Demand Occupations List SINP- Akkam Overseas

On July 3, 2018, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) announced its updated in-demand occupations list which applies to the International Skilled Worker– ‘Occupations in-demand’ and ‘Express Entry’ sub-categories. The in-demand Occupations list now consists of 33 eligible occupations7 out of 33 eligible occupations does not need licensing and rest need it. Let’s get into the key features of the SINP International Skilled Worker sub-categories.

International Skilled Worker – Express Entry

  • It is aligned with the Federal Express Entry. To get an entry into the Express Entry Pool, the candidates in this sub0category need to meet the eligibility requirements.
  • The applications from the eligible candidates in the Express Entry pool are received on a first-come-first-service-basis.
  • Job offer is not required.
  • The successful candidates will get an extra 600 points under CRS.
  • The candidates should have the minimum level of work experience in their filed-of-study or training in a skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, or B) – considered to be in-demand in Saskatchewan.
  • Candidates must score at least 60 points on the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program point assessment grid.

International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand

  • Applications are received on a first-come-first-serve basis from the eligible candidates that are processed entirely outside the Express Entry.
  • Job offer is not required.
  • Candidates must score at least 60 points on the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program point assessment grid.
  • Candidates must have at least 1 year of work experience (paid) in last 10 years related to their field of study or training, in a skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, or B) – considered to be in-demand in Saskatchewan.

The list of updated In-Demand Occupations

Out of 33 in-demand updated occupations list, 7 occupations do not require obtaining any specific professional license. Remaining 26 occupations require candidates to obtain professional licensure from relevant organizations designated by the government of Saskatchewan.

In-Demand Occupations List – No License Required

Updated In-Demand Occupations List - Akkam Overseas

In-Demand Occupations List – Professional License Required

Updated In-Demand Occupations List - SINP - Akkam Overseas

Non-Resident of Canada Pathway to Licensure

Changes in the In-Demand Occupations List

There were 36 occupations featured previously in the SINP’s List.  12 occupations are removed now and 9 occupations are added to its updated list as charted above.

Here is the list of 12 occupations removed from the SINP’s in-demand occupations list.

Changes in In-demand Occupations List - Akkam Overseas

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