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SaskatchewanISW- Occupation in Demand (OID) Sub-Category opens again to accept 1200 new Applications

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 10, Aug 2017

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The International Skilled Worker Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) is open again to accept 1200 fresh applications from the interested applicants. The SINP is the popular Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of the Saskatchewan province in Canada. It operates in coordination with the federal government and selects the most suited skilled workers for its province to nominate them for Canadian Permanent Residency in Canada.

SINP Occupation in Demand Sub-Category will accept 1200 New Applications

The SINP- International Skilled Worker (ISW)- Occupation In Demand (OID) sub-category has opened its latest application intake on August 9, 2017 to accept the 1,200 new applications from the applicants. Moreover, like the express entry stream of SINP, it is not associated with the federal express entry stream.

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Key Benefits of Applying in ISW-Occupation in Demand Sub-category

Here are the key benefits of applying in SINP- OID subcategory:
  • The ISW- occupation in demand follows a pattern of first cum, first served to accept the applications.
  • No Canadian Job Offer is required to apply in ISW-OID stream of SINP
  • Te successful applicants under this stream will get the nomination from Saskatchewan for permanent residency status in Canada

The SINP-OID subcategory is the key pathway to get Permanent Residency in Canada. As mentioned above, if you are selected in this stream of SINP, you will be nominated for Canada PR. The nomination from Saskatchewan province will enable you to apply for Canada PR to IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada). As a provincial nominee, you can also include your spouse and dependent children in your Canada PR application to IRCC.

What are the Eligibility Requirements?

As an applicant of ISW-SINP-OID subcategory, you need to:
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English/French language with a minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4
  • Show proof of legal status, if living already in Canada;
  • Have completed minimum 1 year of PG education or training equivalent to the Canadian education system (Course must be in the form of a degree, diploma, certificate, or a certificate comparable to a trade certificate);
  • Have minimum 1 year of paid work experience in the last 10 years concerning to yourfield of education or training, in a skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, or B) (should be in-demand in Saskatchewan (check SINP-Occupation in demand list)
  • Acquire a evidence of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if yourprofessionis regulated in Saskatchewan and requires obligatory (compulsory) certification or licensing;
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan
  • Score at least 60 points out of 100 on thepoint assessment grid.

Saskatchewan in Demand Occupation List

The province of Saskatchewan has made some minor changes in its SINP-Occupation in Demand List. Here are the two key changes made in the list.

  • The occupation of Geological and mineral technologists and technicians (NOC 2212)- Added
  • The occupation of Facility operation and maintenance managers (National Occupational Classification code 0714) Removed

Click here to view the updated SINP-Occupation in Demand List

Among the total 42 occupations in the SINP list, 19 occupations doesnt require any professional licensure, while other occupations needed a specific license depending on the occupation.

Lastly, to confirm your eligibility and apply in the SINP- International Skilled Worker (ISW) - Occupation in Demand sub-category at earliest, you may contact the highly experienced and certified Canada migration expert by sending an e-mail at


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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