Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reopens with Expanded Occupations List.

The International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened with an expanded list of 43 in-demand occupations

 

Eligible candidates in the Express Entry pool with work experience in one of these occupations may be able to submit an application for a provincial nomination under the SINP, resulting in 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points being awarded and an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence being issued during a subsequent draw from the pool.

The SINP International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category operates on a first-come, first-served basis, and applicants do not need a job offer in order to apply.

Up to 600 new applications will be accepted during this intake period.

 The new in-demand occupations list

Of the 43 in-demand occupations on the updated list, 20 occupations do not require any specific professional licensure. The other 23 occupations do require some form of professional licensure.

 

No License required

NOCOCCUPATION
0124Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
0423Managers in social, community and correctional services
1112Financial and investment analysts
1122Managers in Professional occupations in business management consulting
1123Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
2211Chemical technologists and technicians
2121Biologists and related scientists
2123Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
2225Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
2231Civil engineering technologists and technicians
2241Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
2242Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2243Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
2253Drafting technologists and technicians
0714Facility operation and maintenance managers
0811Managers in natural resources production and fishing
0821Managers in agriculture
0911Manufacturing managers
0912Utilities managers

 License Required

 

NOCOCCUPATIONSINP REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL STATUS OR LICENSURE
0211Engineering managersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2131Civil engineersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2132Mechanical engineersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2133Electrical and electronics engineersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2141Industrial and manufacturing engineersProvide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2147Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)Provide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2151ArchitectsProvide your “Academic Certification” documentation from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB).

Or

Documentation from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) showing your acceptance into the Broadly Experienced Foreign Architect (BEFA) program including an invitation to apply to the self-assessment phase (2nd step).

2154Land surveyorsProvide documentation from the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) showing your “Candidate status” and eligibility to write the CBEPS candidate examinations.
2173Software engineers and designersProvide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:

·         Candidate Membership as an Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP); or,

·         Certified Membership as an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P); or,

·         Certified Membership as an Information Technology Certified Professional of Canada (ITCP).

For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).

2175Web designers and developerProvide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:

·         Candidate Membership as an Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP); or,

·         Certified Membership as an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P); or,

·         Certified Membership as an Information Technology Certified Professional of Canada (ITCP).

For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).

4151PsychologistsProvide documentation from the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists showing your eligibility for provisional licensure.
4212Social and community service workersProvide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers showing your foreign credential is equivalent to a Canadian Bachelor or Masters of Social Work.
4214Early childhood educators and assistantsProvide documentation from the Ministry of Education showing your eligibility for Early Childhood Educator Certification.
3211Medical laboratory technologistsProvide a copy of your valid licensure (temporary or provisional) from the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists.
3216Medical sonographersProvide documentation from Sonography Canada showing your eligibility to challenge their qualifying examinations OR Provide your Examination Confirmation Letter (ECL) or proof of Sonography Certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).Note: ARDMS examinations can be written in various testing centres worldwide through Pearson VUE.
6331Meat cuttersAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7231MachinistsAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7272CabinetmakersAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7311Industrial mechanicsAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7312Heavy-duty equipment mechanicsAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7321Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanicsAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7322Motor vehicle body repairersAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7237WeldersAs per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualifier assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

 

 

 

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Canada Express Entry Visa Cost

When you apply for Canada PR under Express Entry Program, you need to pay visa fee for everyone who will come to Canada with you on your application. If your application is not complete, CIC  will inform you and return your processing fee.CIC  will not return the processing fee once CIC, Canada began processing your application.

Canada Express Entry Visa Cost:

  • CA $550 for the main applicant
  • CA $550 for the spouse
  • CA $150 for each dependent person (children 18 years or younger).

Upon the issuance of the visa:

  • CA $490 CA for each adult (19 years and older) for the “right of permanent resident fee

Note: paying “right of permanent resident fee” early can help speed up the processing of your application, so it’s a good idea to submit it when you apply for the visa itself.

If you don’t pay it when you submit your application, you must pay this fee before CIC, Canada issue any permanent resident documents to you.

CIC, Canada will refund this fee if you withdraw your application or if you do not use your visa.

Other fees

You may have to pay fees to third parties for:

  • language testing,
  • Educational Credential Assessments,
  • your medical exam,
  • police checks/clearances and certificates, and
  • translation of documents.

 

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Canada Express Entry Visa Processing Times

The process for Canada PR under Express Entry System involves an ‘express entry profile’ followed by a Visa application. The estimated Canada Express Entry Visa Processing Times for an application varies depending on a number of variables.

General estimates are as follows

  • Post lodgement processing: 2 to 6 months once visa application has been submitted.

 

Applicant should be well aware of all the documents required to make a valid and detailed application under Canada Express Entry program. The documents required with the visa application are specific. Being fully prepared and planning ahead will ensure, your application does not need to be sent back to you. Therefore, the client should make sure that he/she is giving all the required documents, in the beginning, itself with the full explanation.

 

Processing time for Canada visa application can be checked by clicking on the following link:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/times/index.asp

 

 

 

 

 

 

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