Today, Saskatchewan launched new pathway for PR under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). This new program is named as Tech Talent Pathway and is targeted at 11 tech jobs. Both express entry as well as non-express entry applicants can apply under this new pathway. Below is the general eligibility and list of NOC codes that may apply under this pathway.
General Eligibility for Tech Talent Pathway
As per Saskatchewan press release, to be eligible applicants must have:
- An employer specific SINP Job Approval Letter for an eligible technology sector occupation;
- a minimum official language level of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 5 if the applicant is not working in Saskatchewan when they apply or CLB level 7 if applying for Express Entry;
- at least one-year of work experience in that occupation in the past five years; or six months working in Saskatchewan;
- post-secondary education; and
- be eligible for Saskatchewan professional licensing (applicable to eligible computer, software, electrical and electronics engineers).
List of Eligible Occupations
|0213||Computer and information systems managers|
|2133||Electrical and Electronics engineers|
|2147||Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)|
|2171||Information System analysts and consultants|
|2172||Database analysts and data administrators|
|2173||Software engineers and designers|
|2174||Computer programmers and interactive media developers|
|2175||Web designers and developers|
|2281||Computer network technicians|
|2282||User support technicians|
|2283||Information system testing technicians|
Who Cannot Apply
- Refugee claimants in Canada who are claiming refugee status from the Government of Canada.
You may not be eligible if:
- Required documents are not provided at the time of submitting your application.
- You were not able to prove that you plan to live and work in Saskatchewan.
- You and or your representative have intentionally misrepresented yourselves in the application.
How To Apply
Kamal Deep Singh, RCIC (Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant) licensed by CICC (formerly known as ICCRC) with member number R708618. He brings extensive knowledge of immigration law and new changes to rapidly evolving IRCC.