Expression of Interest (EOI) draw of Saskatchewan’s province held on February 27, issued a total of 83 invitations to the federal government’s express entry draw that allows them to apply for provincial nomination.
Express entry candidates were invited via the Saskatchewan’s PNP stream – International Skilled Worker Express Entry sub-category, this stream allows the Saskatchewan’s Immigration office to search the express pool for the skilled and capable immigrants.
In order to be applying under Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), express entry candidates need to show “Expression of Interest (EOI)” and register separately under SINP. For the creation of EOI profiles, candidates need to submit some credentials like educational qualifications, work experience, language proficiency in English or French and any close connection to the province which includes close family members or past work or study experience in Saskatchewan and among other criteria.
As we know, express entry is a point-based program that manages the profiles of the candidates who have applied under Canadian three skilled economic immigration programs – Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Candidates applying for provincial nomination via the express entry, on successfully landing the provincial nomination are awarded 600 CRS points. These many points make sure that the candidate is able to land the Invitation to Apply (ITA) via which they can apply for a permanent residence visa to the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Express entry candidates’ needs to have work experience in an occupation that is in-demand in Saskatchewan’s Occupation in-demand list and other eligible criteria. Profiles of the eligible candidates are awarded point based on Saskatchewan’s point assessment grid and the profiles that are able to get 60 points or more are entered in the pool of candidates.
The lowest-ranked candidate who has issued the invitation in the latest EOI draw has a score of 68 points.
Reference is taken from CIC news
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