Province of Saskatchewan held its third round of invitation in as many weeks held on October 8th inviting a total 559 candidates who have applied for provincial nomination for Canada Permanent Residency through Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)’s two subcategories: Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand.
Since expanding its Occupation in-demand list for eligible occupations under Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand, SINP has been rolling out invitations every week from September 18th. A total of 1,938 invitations have been issued since September 18th under these both sub-categories.
For to be eligible under these sub-categories: Express Entry and Occupation in-demand, a minimum of one year of work experience are required in any one of the eligible occupations, among other major criteria.
Having a job offer or Canadian work experience is not a mandatory requirement. After the decision of dropping the SINP Occupation in-demand list in favor of an Excluded Occupation List, the number of eligible occupations jumps from 19 to 218 occupations.
In the October 8th draw, a total of 15 eligible occupations were represented through the invitations issued to the candidates. Following is the occupation with the National Occupation Classification (NOC) code:
SINP’s Express Entry sub-category is in-line with the federal government’s Express Entry Program. Express Entry Program manages the pool of the candidates that have applied for Canada PR Visa through Canada’s three major skilled immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and Canadian Experience Class. For an Express entry candidate to land a provincial nomination certificate, they are awarded 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points.
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A total of 559 invitations were issued to Express entry sub-category candidates who have registered an Expression of Interest (EOI) profile with SINP. Lowest ranked express entry candidate issued an invitation to apply (ITA) had an EOI score of 69 points.
Points are awarded to the candidate’s EOI profile based on factors like the connection to the Saskatchewan, Work Experience, and language proficiency in either English or French.
Other 382 invitations were issued to the Occupation in-demand subcategory registered candidates. Under this sub-category, candidates with work experience in an eligible occupation and meet other major requirements can apply. Having a job offer is not a mandatory condition. In order to be considered under this subcategory, the candidate must register an EOI profile with SINP. The minimum EOI score required for this round of provincial draw was 69 points.
Reference is taken from CIC News.
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