Immigration to Canada is no longer a difficult feat as there are unique immigration programs facilitated by individual provinces in Canada. Provincial Nominee Programs or the (PNPs) is one of the most renowned immigration programs in Canada. However, these programs are quite distinctive and different. It is designed in an exceptional manner so that it caters to the requirements of the labor force of individual provinces in Canada.
Provincial Nominee Programs are gaining immense popularity due to its outstanding features. A person who obtains a nomination, with a federal level approval, from a province is guaranteed to become a permanent resident of Canada.
There are many provinces in Canada which seek immigrants with substantial work experience. Let us discuss some of the occupations that provide permanent residency in the province.
The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program or the SINP is designed to provide permanent residency to skilled and experienced immigrants who can work and live in Saskatchewan. There are certain criteria that have to be met by the prospective candidates applying for immigration. Immigrants can successfully settle in Saskatchewan if they have proficiency in English and French language, work experience pertaining to specific skills and educational qualification.
To live and work permanently in Saskatchewan, the person must be a skilled worker for eligibility. Since the express entry is aligned with the Federal Express Entry System, the immigrant should be a worker in the express entry pool. This is the first criteria of eligibility in the SINP.
Another eligibility criterion is that the immigrants must be offered a skilled and valid job offer from a qualified Saskatchewan employer.
Foreign workers can apply for permanent residency through the SINP if they are on a valid work permit and are working and living in Saskatchewan. The Immigration Nominee Program includes a special category for foreign residents with work experience in Saskatchewan.
With an experience and highly skilled qualification, immigrants are eligible for permanent residency in Saskatchewan even if there is no job offer in the province.
Valid work permit
Work experience of six months in Saskatchewan is another eligibility criterion to apply for a permanent residency in the province.
Another criterion for eligibility is if the immigrant is employed in the hospitality sector. Housekeeping staff, food and beverage servers, attendants and so forth can apply for permanent residency in Saskatchewan.
Working in the health sector as physicians or nurses also serves as the eligibility criteria for permanent residency in Saskatchewan. But they need to have a work experience of at least six months in the relevant field.
To gain permanent residency in the province, students need to be graduated from recognized post secondary institution in Canada. Apart from that, students need to have work experience of 6 or 24 months before applying for permanent residency in Saskatchewan.
Immigrants working in approved truck driving firms can also apply for permanent residency in the province. However, they must be working in Saskatchewan for at least a period of 6 months before applying for permanent residency through the SINP.
Experienced farm owners and operators have the eligibility to settle in Saskatchewan if they have the required capital for investments in farming sectors.
Saskatchewan also offers the opportunity to entrepreneurs if they are interested in investments or business partnerships in the province. Entrepreneurs need to submit an Expression to Interest to the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program to show their vested interest in business.
By filling a free online assessment, immigrants can obtain a clear picture of their eligibility and apply for permanent residency in Canada.