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Want to Get Away from Traffic, Tight Places and Limited Opportunities?
Written by Crispin Aranda.
Posted on September 23, 2015 | Canada

Saskatchewan Opens 2015 Nomination Program

Fresh from the provincial government’s migration menu comes the recipe on how to be a permanent resident in Canada through Saskatchwan’s nomination program.

Three days after the announcement, occupations in demand already has 500 off the 2015 intake threshold.

In contrast, Saskatchewan’s Express Entry still has no applications in.  The highlights:

  • The International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category is now reopened to accept an additional 1,000 applications.
  • The International Skilled Worker – Employment Offer Sub-Category is still accepting applications.
  • The intake thresholds for the International Skilled Worker on the other hand– Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category have been reached.

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) also posted the complete 2015 intake thresholds below indicating the maximum number of applications in each category in each calendar year.

Visit regularly to check the update on remaining availability on a quarterly basis.  When a category reaches the intake threshold, no further applications will be accepted.

Application Intake Thresholds as of September 21, 2015

SINP Category

Application Quota

Remaining applications ?that will be accepted ?by the SINP in 2015

International Skilled Workers

International Skilled Workers - With an Employment Offer

5,000

3,849

International Skilled Workers - Express Entry

1,000

0

International Skilled Workers - Occupations In-Demand

1,500

1,000

Saskatchewan Experience

Existing Work Permits & Health Professionals

1,200

679

Students

1,000

768

Hospitality Workers

500

159

Long Haul Truck Drivers

300

223

Entrepreneur* and Farm

Farmers

50

33

“The SINP is subject to a nomination limit set by the federal government and application intake thresholds.  The ability to be nominated is affected by these constraints and program criterion.  No application is guaranteed to be accepted and/or nominated.”

Click here for the latest application guide which includes the occupations in demand. If not redirected to the link copy and paste to your browser  -http://www.economy.gov.sk.ca/immigration/appguide-skilled-worker-in-demand.


About the Author

Crispin Aranda

Crispin Aranda

Crispin R. Aranda is an established International Visa Conselor and Immigrant Advocate. He is the president of IVC and is in several migration radio programs.

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