Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program: All That You Need to Know

On April 17, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program came up with the list related to the first Expression of Interest draw for immigration candidates. It specified the work experience about some of the in-demand occupations.  

There were some of the new additions in the Saskatchewan’s In-demand Occupations List, and the change was a part of SINP or Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.

Work Experience: A Pre-Requisite for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program

If the occupation is on the list, then there is a requirement of work experience for Occupation In-Demand and SINP’s Express Entry sub-categories. But it is to be noted that a job offer is not required for any of the sub-categories.

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program
Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program: All That You Need to Know

What is SINP? (Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program)

It is an integral part of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program. It permits participating territories and provinces to nominate financially viable immigration candidates for permanent residence in Canada every year.

Which Occupations Have Been Targeted on April 17 EOI draw?

In total 324 invitations were issued to Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry with permitted work experience in one of the subsequent occupations. Read on to know more about the profession code under Canada’s National Occupational Classification.

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program

NOC Occupation Title:


NOC Occupation Title
2154 Land Surveyors
2255 Technical Occupations in Geomatics and Meteorology
6342 Tailors, Dressmakers, Furriers, and Milliners*
7332 Appliance Servicers and Repairers*


* refers to all those occupations which were added on April 4.

SINP is likely to make selections from “Occupation-specific Selections” from Expression of Interest system. It manages the list of candidates for its Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry sub-categories.

How to Find Out If You Are Eligible for Express Entry Pool?

All those who are eligible for SIMP’s score system are given a score out of 100, and it is based on various factors like skilled education experience, education, proficiency in French or English and age.

It was announced later by SINP that the In-Demand Occupation List was revised and those occupations that were targeted in the April 17 draw were to be removed.

According to Saskatchewan, the list is updated every year. It was also mentioned, “at any time based on the number of invitations issued and labor market demand in Saskatchewan.”

Occupations that are a part of the newly revised list are mentioned below:


NOC Occupation Title
0423 Managers in Social Services and Community Services
1226 Conference and Event Planners
1311 Accounting Technicians
2174 Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers
2251 Architectural Technologists and Technicians
3211 Medical Laboratory Technologists
3215 Medical Radiation Technologists
3216 Medical Sonographers
3234 Paramedics
4151 Psychologists
4212 Social and Community Service Workers
4214 Early Childhood Educators
4215 Instructors of Persons with Disabilities
5254 Program Leaders and Instructors in Recreation, Sport and Fitness*
6331 Meat Cutters
6332 Bakers
7292 Glaziers
7312 Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanics/Technicians
7321 Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers
7322 Motor Vehicle Body Repairers


Diksha Garg

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