Provincial Nominees

You can also gain permanent residence under the Saskatchewan immigrant nominee program, SINP. You must apply under one of the following categories:

International Skilled Worker Category-is for skilled workers abroad who want to work and live in Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan Experience Category- is for foreign nationals who are currently living and working in Saskatchewan.

Entrepreneur and Farm Category- is for those who want to invest and actively manage a Saskatchewan business or farm operation.

Saskatchewan entrepreneur program:

General Nomination Criteria

  • Net worth of CAD$500,000;
  • 3 years’ entrepreneurial experience or relevant business management experience out of last 10 years.
  • Minimum investment of CAD$200,000 in Saskatchewan (If business in Regina or Saskatoon, minimum investment must be $300,000)
  • If you own less than 1/3 of the business, then your total investment must be worth at least CAD$1 million
  • Involvement in the day-to-day management of your business
  • Must apply for Temporary Work Permit within 3 months of the date on the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) Approval letter
  • Must reside in Saskatchewan and must comply with your Business Performance Agreement (BPA) including transferring the required funds to Canada, maintaining legal status in Canada
  • Must operate the business in accordance with your BPA for at least 6 months before requesting nomination
  • If establishing a business in Regina or Saskatoon then must hire 2 Canadians or if buying a business there must maintain staff level.
  • Business plan may be assessed by third party

Applicants are first asked to file an Expression of Interest (EOI) and are scored based on a point grid and are ranked for selection.