In the latest Expression of Interest (EOI) provincial draw by the province of Saskatchewan, nearly 1000 Express Entry candidates were invited with specific work experience who has applied for provincial nomination for Canada permanent residence.
The largest draw since the introduction of the EOI system in July 2018 – a total 986 invitations were issued to express entry candidates who had separate profiles with Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP).
Express Entry program, a points-based program, manages the profiles of the candidates 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 to get a provincial nomination, it gives a major boost of 600 CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points to the express profile of the candidate. Thus, effectively making sure that the candidate gets an ITA to apply for Canada PR Visa to the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Having a job offer is not a mandatory eligibility criterion to apply for nomination under SINP. However, having work experience in an eligible occupation that is in-line with the candidate’s field of study is one of the major requirements.
In the draw held on October 17th, a total of 12 occupations were represented. Represented Occupations with respective NOC (National Occupation Classification) are as follows:
Candidates invited in the draw had the minimum score of 67 points under SINP’s point assessment grid. These points are awarded to the candidates based on the factors like age, language proficiency, education, work experience and connection to the province, among other major factors.
Reference is taken from CIC News.
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