Saskatchewan High-in-Demand Occupation List 2023

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) is one of the popular immigration programs for moving to Canada. Saskatchewan PNP has three major skilled immigration streams:

  • International Skilled Worker - Employment Offer
  • International Skilled Worker - Occupations in-demand
  • International Skilled Worker - Saskatchewan Express Entry

Note: In 2019, SINP has made a major change in their International Skilled Worker - Occupation in-demand stream. Rather than candidates having work experience in an in-demand occupation to be eligible for this stream, candidates must not have experience in any of the professions that are in Saskatchewan Excluded Occupations lists. 

Saskatchewan PNPs Occupation in-demand stream is not aligned with the Express entry program. Candidates are not required to have an Express Entry profile to apply for provincial nomination through this stream. Also having a job offer is not mandatory to apply for Saskatchewan provincial nomination.

Check your Eligibility for SINP PNP Occupations

What are the eligibility criteria for the SINP Occupation in-demand stream?

You are required to pay CAD 350 as an application fee to the provincial authorities for your provincial nomination application. You may qualify for Saskatchewan provincial nomination:

  • Score a minimum of 60 points out of 110 in the SINP points assessment grid.
  • Must get at least Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 4.
  • Have completed post-secondary education, training, or apprenticeship that's comparable to that in Canada.
  • Have highly qualified work experience and it must not be on the excluded list.
  • Work experience must be related to your profession and your studies
  • You may need to provide proof of professional status or license eligibility
  • Must provide proof of funds and a settlement plan. 

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The process to apply for Saskatchewan PNP through Occupation in-demand stream

Saskatchewan PNPs Occupation in-demand stream uses an Expression of Interest (EOI) system to manage all the applications. In this system, all the profiles are assigned scores based on their work experience, age, language skills, connection to the province, etc. Based on these scores, profiles are ranked in the SINP EOI pool.

The highest-ranked profiles are then invited to submit their application for provincial nomination through frequently held Saskatchewan PNP draws.

Once you are invited to apply, you will need to provide proof to support the EOI points you have claimed. To remain eligible for a nomination, you must achieve the minimum points of the EOI selection through which you received your ITA.

New Saskatchewan Occupation In-Demand List 2023

NOC CodeOccupation
20010Engineering managers
21300Civil engineers
21301Mechanical engineers
21310Electrical and electronics engineers
21321Industrial and manufacturing engineers
21311Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
21203Land surveyors
21231Software engineers and designers
21233Web designers and developer
42201Social and community service workers
42202Early childhood educators and assistants
32120Medical laboratory technologists
32122Medical sonographers
10022Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers
40030Managers in social, community, and correctional services
11101Financial and investment analysts
11201Professional occupations in business management consulting
10022Professional occupations in advertising, marketing, and public relations
22100Chemical technologists and technicians
22101Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
21110Biologists and related scientists
21112Agricultural representatives, consultants, and specialists
22114Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
22300Civil engineering technologists and technicians
22310Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
22311Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
22312Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
22212Drafting technologists and technicians
70012Facility operation and maintenance managers
63201Meat cutters
72400Industrial mechanics
72401Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
72410Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics
72411Motor vehicle body repairers
80010Managers in natural resources production and fishing
80020Managers in agriculture
90010Manufacturing managers
90011Utility managers

Saskatchewan PNP Excluded Occupation List

NOC CodeOccupation
00011Senior government managers and officials
00014Senior managers trade, broadcasting, and other services, n.e.c.
30010Managers in health care
40010Government managers  health and social policy development and program administration
40011Government managers  economic analysis, policy development, and program administration
40012Government managers  education policy development and program administration
40019Other managers in public administration
40021School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
40040Commissioned police officers
40041Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
40040Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces
50010Library, archive, museum, and art gallery managers
50011Managers  publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting, and performing arts
50012Recreation, sports, and fitness program and service directors
80022Managers in aquaculture
11100Financial auditors and accountants
11103Securities agents, investment dealers, and brokers
10019Court officers and justices of the peace
12104Employment insurance and revenue officers
12201Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
12203Assessors, valuators, and appraisers
13200Customs, ship, and other brokers
21100Physicists and astronomers
21102Geoscientists and oceanographers
21103Meteorologists and climatologists
21109Other professional occupations in physical sciences
21111Forestry professionals
21332Petroleum engineers
21390Aerospace engineers
21201Landscape architects
21202Urban and land use planners
72600Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors
72602Deck officers, water transport
72603Engineer officers, water transport
72604Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators
31300Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors
31301Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
31100Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
31102General practitioners and family physicians
31302Nurse practitioners
31209Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
31121Dietitians and nutritionists
31112Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
31204Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
32104Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
32111Dental hygienists and dental therapists
32200Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists
32101Licensed practical nurses
32201Massage therapists
41201Post-secondary teaching and research assistants
41220Secondary school teachers
41221Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
41101Lawyers and Quebec notaries
41302Professional occupations in religion
41311Probation and parole officers
41407Program officers unique to government
42204Other religious occupations
42100Police officers (except commissioned)
42100Police officers (except commissioned)
51101Conservators and curators
51111Authors and writers (except technical)
51114Translators, terminologists, and interpreters
51120Producers, directors, choreographers, and related occupations
51121Conductors, composers, and arrangers
51122Musicians and singers
53121Actors and comedians
52100Library and public archive technicians
53100Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries
52110Film and video camera operators
52111Graphic arts technicians
52112Broadcast technicians
52113Audio and video recording technicians
52119Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, and the performing arts
53111Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography, and the performing arts
52114Announcers and other broadcasters
55109Other performers, n.e.c.
52120Graphic designers and illustrators
52121Interior designers and interior decorators
53123Theatre, fashion, exhibit, and other creative designers
53124Artisans and crafts persons
53125Patternmakers  textile, leather, and fur products
53202Sports officials and referees
54100Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport, and fitness
63100Insurance agents and brokers
63101Real estate agents and salespersons
62020Food service supervisors
62023Customer and information services supervisors
63210Hairstylists and barbers
63220Shoe repairers and shoemakers
62201Funeral directors and embalmers
72102Sheet metal workers
72204Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
72302Gas fitters
72022Supervisors, printing, and related occupations
72405Machine fitters
72406Elevator constructors and mechanics
72420Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics
72420Railway and yard locomotive engineers
73402Drillers and blasters  surface mining, quarrying, and construction
83101Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers, and related workers
83120Fishing masters and officers
92013Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
92015Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur, and leather products processing and manufacturing
92020Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling
92021Supervisors, electronics manufacturing
92021Supervisors, electronics and electrical products manufacturing
92022Supervisors, furniture, and fixtures manufacturing
92024Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
93102Pulping, papermaking, and coating control operators
92101Water and waste treatment plant operators

Points assessment for Saskatchewan PNP Occupation in-demand 

You must score at least 60 points out of 110 points on the SINP points evaluation grid to be considered for provincial nomination.

You receive points based on five factors:

  • Education and training
  • Skilled work experience
  • Age
  • Language Skills
  • Connection to the province

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