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International Skilled Worker

  • Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid;
  • Have a language score of at least Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4;
  • have completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship that is comparable to the Canadian education system of at least one year in length. You must have earned a diploma, certificate or degree. For all education obtained outside Canada, such as an academic or technical degree, diploma or certificate, you must submit an educational credential assessment (ECA) from a designated organization, as per IRCC's list of approved organizations;
  • Individuals who have completed trades or vocational training as part of their high school education are not required to submit an ECA, but must instead apply for Saskatchewan licensure. For additional information on working in Saskatchewan in a trade, regulated or non-regulated occupation, please visit Regulated Occupations and Licensing Requirements;
  • The minimum required work experience in your high skilled occupation is:
    • For skilled professionals (not tradespeople): one year work experience in the past 10 years;
    • For skilled tradespeople: two years work experience in a skilled trade in the past five years;
    • One year work experience in Canada in the past three years (skilled tradespeople and skilled professionals);
  • The above work experience must be in the field of your completed post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship. This education must be comparable to the Canadian education system of at least one year in length;
  • Your work experience must be directly related to your occupation and education. Your intended occupation is the occupation you select for your application;
  • You may be required to provide proof of Professional Status or proof of eligibility for Licensure (for regulated occupations or those with professional certification standards in Canada and/or Saskatchewan) for your occupation;
  • Have proof of settlement funds and a settlement plan;