SINP Employment Offer

The Employment Offer stream welcomes the highest-scoring foreign nationals on the SINP Point Assessment Grid and having an employment offer from Saskatchewan employer.

The Employment Offer of Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker is one of several immigration streams of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program(SINP), a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) operated by the province of Saskatchewan. The Employment Offer stream welcomes the foreign nationals skilled workers those who score highest on the SINP point assessment grid and also have an employment offer from the Saskatchewan employer of a skilled occupation.

If the candidate is having an employment offer for an occupation of Food And Beverage Servers/Persons, they should apply under the Saskatchewan Hospitality Project stream and the health professionals should apply under the Saskatchewan Health Professionals stream.

Eligibility Requirement

Express Entry Profile No
Connection to Province No
Job Offer Yes
Language Proficiency CLB 4
Level of Education No minimum
Work Experience 1 year of experience in NOC 0, A, or B
or in a Designated Trade
Investment Requirement None

Job Offer

To be eligible for Employment Offer Stream, the candidate must have a valid job offer for a full-time and permanent job position from a Saskatchewan employer. The candidate must be able to prove the job offer through a valid SINP Job Approval Letter. The job offer must be for a position for an occupation under National Occupational Classification (NOC) Matrix Skill Level A, B or 0 in a designated trade in Saskatchewan.

If the candidate’s intended occupation is in a compulsory apprenticeship or a regulated profession trade, they must able to demonstrate the proof of Saskatchewan licensure.

Language Proficiency

To be eligible for the SINP Employment Offer Stream, the candidate must demonstrate the language proficiency level in all four competencies – writing, reading, listening, and speaking through the valid test results obtained within the last two years prior to the applying of application.

The candidate must able to demonstrate the ability of language skills with the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 4 or higher through the following valid English or French test:

  • For English:
    • International English Language Testing (IELTS) – General Training test only
    • Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) – General test only
  • For French:
    • Test d’évaluation de français pour le Canada (TEF Canada)
    • Test de connaissance du français pour le Canada (TCF Canada)

Work Experience

The candidate must have at least one year of full-time work experience or the equivalent to the part-time work obtained in the last 10 years prior to the submission of the application to SINP in the occupation listed in your employment offer.

Points Assessment Grid

To be eligible for the Employment Offer stream, the candidate must score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid.

Ineligible Applicants

The candidates are ineligible for the Employment Offer steam, if they are:

  • refugee claimants who are claiming refugee status in Canada from the government of Canada
  • health professionals
  • food and beverage persons/servers
  • failed to submit SINP required documentation
  • unable to demonstrate the intent to live and work in Saskatchewan
  • internationally misrepresented in the application.

Application Procedure

The Saskatchewan Employment Offer stream is open all the time to accept applications from the eligible candidates. The eligible candidates may submit an application for nomination using the online portal of SINP without any application fee. This stream does not have any application fees. On the application approval, the SINP will notify the applicant via email regarding the successful provincial nomination selection of an applicant. The applicant will now receive the letter of provincial nomination, with the help of which the applicant will able to apply for the Canadian Permanent Residence status. After receiving the provincial nomination, the applicant will required to submit a paper-based application for Canadian Permanent Residence status to IRCC within six months by mailing to the appropriate application centre which is generally processed within 18 months.

SINP Point Assessment Grid

The applicant is required to score 60 points out of 100 points to be considered for the SINP Employment Offer stream which is scored on the basis of education, work experience, language ability, age, and connections & adaptability to the Saskatchewan labour market.

Selection Factors

Selection factor Points
Education and training Maximum 23 points
Skilled work experience Maximum 15 points
Language ability Maximum 20 points
Age Maximum 12 points
Connection to Saskatchewan labour market Maximum 30 points
Total Maximum 100 points
Pass mark: 60 points

Education And Training

Education & Training Points
Master’s or Doctorate degree 23
University degree that required full-time study of at least three years 20
Trade certification equivalent to journey person status in Saskatchewan 20
Degree, diploma or certificate program of at least two or more years of full-time post-secondary study, or equivalent certificate study 15
Degree, diploma or certificate program of at least one (1) years of full-time post-secondary study, or equivalent certificate study 12

Skilled Work Experience

The skilled work experience must be relevant to the intended occupation in the employment offer.

Work experience obtained in the last five years prior to application Points
5 years 10
4 years 8
3 years 6
2 years 4
1 year 2
Work experience obtained in the last 6 to 10 year period prior to application Points
5 years 5
4 years 4
3 years 3
2 years 2
1 year 0

Language Ability

Language ability Points
CLB 8 and higher 20
CLB 7 18
CLB 6 16
CLB 5 14
CLB 4 12
Native speaker of English or French without language test results 0


Age Points
Less than 18 years 0
18-21 years 8
22-34 years 12
35-45 years 10
46-50 years 8
Over 50 years 0

Connection To Saskatchewan Labour Market

Connection to the Saskatchewan Labour Market Points
High skilled employment offer

The applicant has a employment offer for an occupation classified at National Occupational Classification(NOC) level 0, A, B or in a designated trade of Saskatchewan

Close relative in Saskatchewan

The applicant’s or accompanying spouse is having a close relative in Saskatchewan who is Canadian citizen or at permanent resident status. Close relatives include:

  • Parents,
  • Siblings,
  • Grandparents,
  • Aunts and uncles,
  • Nieces and nephews,
  • Cousins, and
  • Step-family members or in-laws of the same relationships.
Previous work experience in Saskatchewan 

The applicant worked for at least 12 cumulative months in the past 5 years in Saskatchewan on a valid work permit

Previous student experience in Saskatchewan

The applicant studied at a recognized Saskatchewan education institution on a valid study permit for at least one full-time academic year


Designated Trades of Saskatchewan

  • Agricultural Equipment Technician
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Technician
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Boilermaker
  • Bricklayer
  • Cabinetmaker
  • Carpenter
    • Framer
    • Scaffolder
  • Construction Craft Labourer
  • Construction Electrician
  • Cook
  • Drywall and Acoustical Mechanic
  • Electronics Assembler
  • Esthetician-Nail Technician
  • Esthetician-Skin Care Technician
  • Food and Beverage Person
  • Gasfitter (not a designated trade in Saskatchewan)
  • Glazier
  • Guest Services Representative
  • Hairstylist
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
  • Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
  • Instrumentation and Control Technician
  • Insulator (Heat and Frost)
  • Ironworker (Reinforcing)
  • Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental)
  • Landscape Horticulturist
  • Locksmith
  • Machinist
  • Meat Cutter
    • Processor
    • Slaughterer
  • Metal Fabricator (Fitter)
  • Mobile Crane Operator
    • Boom Truck Operator A
    • Boom Truck Operator B
    • Lattice Boom Crane Operator
  • Mobile Crane Operator (Hydraulic)
  • Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint)
    • Automotive Painter
  • Painter and Decorator
  • Parts person
  • Pipeline Equipment Operator
    • Dozer Operator
    • Excavator
    • Grader
    • Side Boom
  • Plumber
  • Pork Production Technician
    • Breeder
    • Facilities Maintenance
    • Farrowing
    • Grower-Finisher
    • Nursery Management
  • Powerline Technician
  • Recreation Vehicle Service Technician
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Rig Technician
  • Roofer
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Sprinkler System Installer
  • Steamfitter-Pipefitter
    • Petroleum Installer Technician
  • Tile setter
  • Tower Crane Operator
  • Truck and Transport Mechanic
  • Water Well Driller
  • Welder
    • Semiautomatic Welding Production Operator