The Saskatchewan government also offers an express entry sub-category for applicants who are living outside Canada or with legal status inside Canada. Applicants should want to work and live in Saskatchewan and are presently in the express entry pool while meeting this sub-categories criterion.

The main criteria are the following:

  • Are accepted into IRCC’s Express Entry Pool with profile number and job seeker validation code
  • Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid.
  • Provide valid language test results from a designated testing agency. The results should match what you declared in your Express Entry profile.
  • Have completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship that’s comparable to the Canadian education system of at least one year in length. You should have earned a diploma, certificate or degree.
    • Have at least one of the following in your field of education or training occupation:
    • One-year work experience in the past 10 years in a skilled profession (non-trades);
    • Two years work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years; or
    • Twelve months’ work experience in Canada in the past three years (trades and non trades)
  • Have work experience in a skilled occupation NOC 0,A,B
  • Show proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure, if your intended occupation is in a regulated profession or compulsory apprenticeship trade.
    • If in a skilled trade, you’ll need a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission.
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan.

NOTE: The International Skilled Worker – Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-category is closed to new applications at this time.