Saskatchewan Releases Results of Two PNP Draws Held October 21 and October 7

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Saskatchewan has made the results of recently held nomination draws public. Two draws held under Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) had nominated over 1000 eligible candidates under Express Entry and Occupation-in Demand categories.  

Quick Highlights

October 21, 2020 340 invitations under Express Entry Category Qualifying provincial score:69
278 invitations under Occupation-in Demand Qualifying provincial score: 78
October 7, 2020 455 invitations under Express Entry Category Qualifying provincial score: 70

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In 2020 so far, 3,040 candidates have received invitations under the Express Entry category in 2020. And around 3,018 candidates have received invitations under the Occupations In-Demand category. 

In all, 6,082 SINP candidates have successfully received invitations in 2020 from SINP.

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SINP Express Entry & Occupation-in Demand Category

SINP has a dedicated stream which is connected to the federal Express Entry pool. Express Entry manages skilled worker applications for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

In order for any candidates to receive an invitation from Saskatchewan to apply for a provincial nomination, they must mandatorily submit an SINP Expression of Interest (EOI) profile.

An SINP EOI profile is evaluated on the candidate’s age, education, work experience, language skills, and ties to the province. Based on these criteria, the candidates are scored out of 100 on its International Skilled Worker Points Assessment Grid.

EOI Points Assessment Grid
Education and training Maximum 23 points
Skilled work experience Maximum 15 points
Language ability Maximum 20 points
Age Maximum 12 points
Ties to the province  Maximum 30 points
Pass Mark 60 points


After receiving an invitation for provincial nomination, the applicants can use their Express Entry profile to receive an additional 600 points towards their Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. This will effectively guarantee an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada in the subsequent IRCC draws. 

Saskatchewan has a separate program for occupations who face labour shortages. This stream is Occupations In-Demand category and it is available to immigration candidates who do not have an Express Entry profile. 

While one would require no job offer or Canadian work experience to apply for a provincial nomination from Saskatchewan under Express Entry category, work experience in specific occupations is a must to apply under Occupation-in Demand category. 


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