Saskatchewan Opens New International Healthcare Worker EOI Pool to Apply for Canada Immigration

Saskatchewan International Healthcare Worker EOI Pool

In a bid to boost provincial immigration, Provincial Nominee Program run by Saskatchewan has launched a new International Healthcare Worker Expression of Interest (EOI) Pool.

The purpose of the new EOI pool is to connect healthcare workers with job opportunities in the province, making it easier to apply for Canada immigration.

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Saskatchewan considers this new International Healthcare Worker EOI submission process as a pre-application form. Eligible candidates may submit an online form indicating they want to work in a selected health care occupation in Saskatchewan.

This will prioritize and quicken the process of receiving nominations from the Provincial Nominee Program.

The new EOI pool will now be operational under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP).

Registering for New EOI Pool to Apply for Canada Immigration

Once registered in the pool, Saskatchewan reviews your qualifications from time to time.

Any candidate in the pool with skills that an employer is looking for will be contacted by the provincial nominee program with information on how to apply for a job opportunity.

The official page of SINP offers an in-depth guide on how to create an EOI profile. However, consulting a trusted immigration consultant will help determine eligibility on a case basis.

To submit an EOI you need to have a professional background that falls under one of the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes.

  • Health Information Management Practitioner (NOC 1252)
  • Registered Nurse and Registered Psychiatric Nurse (NOC 3012)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (NOC 3233)
  • Chiropractors (NOC 3122)
  • Nurse Practitioner (NOC 3124)
  • Pharmacist (NOC 3131)
  • Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathologist (NOC 3141)
  • Physical Therapist (NOC 3142)
  • Occupational Therapist (NOC 3143)
  • Combined Laboratory & X‐Ray Technologist, Clinical Genetics Technologist, and Medical Laboratory Technologist (NOC 3211)
  • Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants (NOC 3212)
  • Respiratory Therapists, Cardiopulmonary Function Technologist, Perfusionist (NOC 3214)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist, Medical Radiation Technologist, Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NOC 3215)
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (NOC 3216)
  • Cardiology Technologist and Cardiovascular Technologist, Electroneurophysiology Technologist (NOC 3217)
  • Pharmacy Technician (NOC 3219)
  • Dental technologists, technicians, and laboratory assistants (NOC 3223)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (NOC 3234)
  • Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment (NOC 3237)
  • Continuing Care Assistant (NOC 3413)
  • Psychologist (Masters and PhD) (NOC 4151)

Candidates can now apply for Canada immigration either through the SINP’s International Skilled Worker: Employment Offer or the Hard-to-Fill Skills Pilot.

Apply for Canada Immigration through SINP: International Skilled Worker – Employment Offer

The eligibility criteria for this stream include:

  • Get a minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 4 across all four language competencies (reading, writing, speaking, and listening)
  • Have a permanent, full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer that is registered with the SINP
  • Have at least one year of paid work experience in the intended occupation within the last ten years
  • Score at least 60 points out of 110 on the points assessment grid

Additionally, proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure is mandatory if your job offer is in an occupation that is in Saskatchewan and needs mandatory licensing.

Apply for Canada Immigration through SINP: Hard-to-Fill Skills Pilot

Criteria for this newly launched pilot include:

  • Have a permanent, full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer that is registered with the SINP
  • Meet the minimum CLB language requirement
  • Meet the minimum education and work experience criteria, which includes either having one year of work experience in the same occupation as the job offer or six months of work experience in that job in Saskatchewan

Prospects of Canada Provincial Nominee Program in 2022 & Beyond

Provincial Nominee Program across Canada had a prolific year. Both British Columbia and Manitoba nominated over 10,000 immigration candidates each for provincial nominations. Click here to read about the monthly summary of nomination draws in 2021.

Throughout the year, Canadian immigration remained heavily dependent on the domestic temporary residence to fulfil the annual immigration target of 401,000 new immigrants. Temporary residents like provincial nominees, international student graduates with Canadian work experience were considered for permanent residency in Canada. More eligible candidates with successful provincial nominations obtained permanent residence in Canada this year.

The release of the new mandate letter has brightened the prospects of Canadian immigration in the coming months. Consult a trusted immigration consultant like CanApprove to determine eligibility based on your work or academic profile.

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