SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer: Eligibility and Application

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SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer nominates applicants who have a valid job offer from a Saskatchewan Employer. This article includes the eligibility criteria and a detailed process of applying for the SINP Employment Offer pathway. 

Eligibility Criteria for SINP ISW Employment Offer

All the eligibility requirements for the ISW Employment Offer are tabulated below. Having a valid job offer from an approved Saskatchewan employer is one of the most important eligibility condition. Your employer must have the SINP Job Approval Letter. Additionally, you must score atleast 60 out of 110 points in the SINP assessment grid.

FactorsEligibility criteria for ISW Employment Offer
Points Assessment GridScore at least 60 out of 110 in the SINP point assessment grid. The SINP points calculator assesses the applications based on education, work experience, language proficiency, age, adaptability etc.
Work ExperienceYou must have at least one year work experience in the last ten years. The experience must be in the intended occupation.
Language ProficiencyYou should score at least CLB/NCLC 4 in language proficiency test. SINP accepts CELPIP and IELTS for English proficiency and TEF and TCF for French proficiency. Your test result must not be older than 2 years
LicenseIf your occupation is a regulated profession that mandates a license, you must meet all the criteria to acquire it.
Job OfferYou must have an employment offer for a full-time, continuous job. You will need to submit a valid SINP Job Approval Letter as a proof.
NOC TEER LevelThe job offer must be in NOC TEER level 0, 1, 2, 3, or in a Saskatchewan designated trade.
Excluded occupationsThe job offer must not be in the following occupations:
1. NOC 65200
2. Truck Drivers
3. Health Professionals except high-skilled health occupations

Steps to Apply to SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer

Applying to the SINP Employment Offer pathway includes five major steps:

  1. Get a job-offer from a valid employer in Saskatchewan
  2. Register and create an account on OASIS or Online Application System
  3. Complete the SINP Employment Offer Application
  4. Nomination through the SNP Employment Offer pathway

STEP 1: Get an Employment Offer

The most important requirement of SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer is to have a valid job offer from a valid employer in Saskatchewan. Therefore, the first step to apply is to get a job offer. Your job must align with your education, skills, and experience. The job offer must be from an employer who has a Job Approval Letter from the SINP. A Job Approval Letter (JAL) is an official document from SINP that authorizes the employers to hire foreign skilled workers, who can then apply for Canada PR through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. You can use Canada Job Bank or your social connections to get a valid job offer in Saskatchewan.

STEP 2: Register and Create an account on OASIS

Once you get a job offer, assess your eligibility criteria and create an account on the SINP Online Application System or OASIS. 

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Select the Regestration type as the SINP applicant as shown in the image below.

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STEP 3: Complete the SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer Application

You will then be asked about your User Name and email address. Once you provide the information, your OASIS account will be created. After this, you will get the account password via email. You can use that to change your password details. 

Once you have created an account in OASIS, you will need to provide information such as your name, birth date, address and gender, passport, etc. 

The next section will include a questionnaire and ask you if:

  • You have a current job offer
  • Have a SINP Job Approval Letter
  • If you are applying for Hard-to-Fill Skills Pilot or Tech Talent Pathway 
  • You have a valid work permit and an ongoing job in Saskatchewan 
  • Have one year of work experience in the last 10 years

Once you answer all the questions, your SINP ISW category will be assigned to you. This category is allocated according to your answers to the questionnaire. 

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The next section will determine your score in the SINP assessment grid. You will be asked about your age, language test score, education, work experience, and adaptability factors. According to your input, the SINP will assign you a score.

You must get at least 60 points to be eligible for the SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer pathway. If your score is lower than 60 points, you will not be able to go further in the application process. 

The SINP Employment Offer application will have 13 sections about eligibility, points grid, current residency, applicant details, declaration, citizenship, birth documents, passport, marital status, academic proficiency, language proficiency, and work experience.

You will need to upload and submit valid documents along with the information you provide in these sections. The complete list of documents for the SINP Employer pathway is given in the section below. Submit a complete application to the SINP along with accurate and valid paperwork.

STEP 4: Provincial Nomination through the SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer pathway

This phase has two stages:

  1. Application Assessment 
  2. Provincial Nomination

Application Assessment

After you submit your SINP application, it will be reviewed for completion. Once your application is considered complete, it will be assessed further. At this stage, you might be contacted by SINP for more information. In that case, you will have 10 days to submit any additional information required. 

Provincial Nomination

Once your application is reviewed and approved by the Saskatchewan Immigrant Provincial Nomination (SINP), you will receive:

  • A Nomination Letter 
  • Work Permit Support letter
  • Information about the steps to apply for Canada PR

Once you become a provincial nominee through the SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer pathway, you will have 6 months or 180 days to apply to IRCC for Canada PR. The SINP will inform the Centralized Intake Office (CIO) and IRCC about the nomination.

Documents required for Saskatchewan Employment Offer

Before applying for the SINP International Skilled Worker Employment Offer pathway, you must ensure that you have the following documents.

  • Birth certificate
  • Passport
  • Marital Status (if applicable)
  • Academic credentials
  • Educational Credential Assessment or ECA (it should not be older than 5 years)
  • Saskatchewan Licensure (if applicable)
  • Work Experience
  • Language proficiency test (not older than 2 years)
  • A valid Job Offer 
  • Work Permit (if applicable)

You will be required to upload the above documents. This is not an exhaustive list of paperwork and you might be asked to provide additional documents according to your profile. A CICC licensed immigration representative will provide you with a complete list of documents you will need before applying to the SINP Employment Offer pathway. Although immigration consultants are not mandatory, they exponentially improve the success rate and processing time of your SINP application. 

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