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Saskatchewan invites 533 candidates for Canada immigration


Saskatchewan invites 533 candidates for Canada immigration

The Saskatchewan province announced its third-largest draw of the year 2020 and invited 533 applicants. It is a first big draw after the COVID 19 pandemic has hit the world.

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) invited 533 candidates in the latest provincial nominee program draws held on 14th August. The applicants were invited from the International Skilled Worker category, and the selection was carried out from two sub-streams - Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand.

Important aspects of the draw-

  • Applicants selected (ITAs) –533
  • Point grid Assessment score required – 69 ( for both sub streams)


This draw was the third most significant draw of the Saskatchewan province. The biggest draw of the province this year was on 13th February in which 646 candidates got selected. After this, the second-largest draw of the province was on 27th February 2020, in which 576 candidates were selected. It is certainly the third biggest draw of this year and the first one since February. The Invitations of 533 candidates is a large number of applicants to be selected by Saskatchewan after the Coronavirus pandemic.

Expression of Interest (EOI) profiles must be selected in both the sub-streams of Saskatchewan province. The EOI system is used by the province to evaluate the abilities of the applicant. For this, their work experience, language skills, age, education, etc. are tested with respect to the province requirements. The Point score assessment grid of Saskatchewan scores the applicant out of 100, and the applicants with high scores receive the ITA. The minimum selection score requirement for 14th August 2020 draw in both the sub-streams was 69 points.

Saskatchewan - Express Entry

In the latest draw, the province issued 286 invitations to the candidates from the Express Entry pool. For selection, the applicant should have also filled an EOI.

The Minimum score of selection was 69 on the SINP’s Points Assessment Grid.

Express Entry is a federal system of selection where the three sub categories of selection are – Federal Skilled Workers Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Traders Program (FSTP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Saskatchewan - Occupations In-Demand

It is a good option for those applicants who were unable to meet the federal Express Entry profile requirements. If you have skills and come under the Occupations In-Demand list in Saskatchewan, you have a bright chance.

There are 247 Occupations In-Demand presently under Saskatchewan, and in the latest draw, 46 occupations announced the demand. The score of selection in these 46 occupations was 69 Points.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, There is no cost to completing an Express Entry profile. After you receive an ITA and submit a full application you will be required to pay application fee…for more details call us directly.

Yes, one can easily apply being in job because express entry process run simultaneously.

If your spouse, or common law partner accompanying & have graduation, post graduation or any higher qualification you can get ECA done this will increase CRS points, there is no compulsion.

The basic thing that you should aware of your profile eligibility before you apply, there are certain steps to follow like get qualification assessed by ECA prepare IELTS and follow the Federal System of inviting skilled immigrants in Canada is called Express Entry Program. The program is one of the most popular way to applying to Permanent Resident Visa.

Express Entry was introduced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) in the year 2015 This Federal system of CRS evaluates the applicants on the basis of their credentials such as present age, educational levels, work experience & skills acquired, English and French language ability etc.

Basically Proof of funds indicates your financial stability

Number of Family Members Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)
1 $12,474
2 $15,530

Application processing fees to IRCC: $550 per person, and $150 per dependent child. Right of Permanent Residence fees to IRCC: $490 per person, no fees for dependent children. Educational Credential Assessments: around $300 per person if you count international delivery by courier.

ECA is the only way for you to receive points for your foreign education, yes it is mandatory , you can avoid ECA only if you have any qualification done from Canada .

No, Not really. IELTS is to know language proficiency parameter which can also be awarded by giving CELPIP-G

TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

In 75% of cases, an application submitted through Express Entry is processed within 6 months from the date it is received, processing time also depend on getting ITA also , rest left 25% cases can clear process in 9-12 months, if someone is on very low CRS then time varies case to case

For filing your application, you need to create your express entry profile. You cannot file your express entry application if you are not having your Language Proficiency points with you . It is mandatory to appear in any of the asked tests by IRCC either is will be IELTS exam
TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
Any of the above provide you language proficiency points

You do not need a job offer to immigrate to Canada. There are programs available for you that allow you to apply for permanent residency in Canada without securing employment beforehand. You can apply PR if you are considered a Skilled Worker.

After you receive PR Canada you can start your job search from Indian, we also help applicant to reach wider audience of employers so that applicants profile can get more approaches, you can also refer to social media platforms like Linked in, it plays important role, make connections stay connected & explore.

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