Province of Newfoundland Immigration

Province of Newfoundland Immigration

Province of Newfoundland Immigration

Province of Newfoundland Immigration

The Province of Newfoundland and Labrador is one of Canada’s best-kept secrets. With some of the friendliest people in the country, and a booming economy boosted by energy and natural resources, Canada’s easternmost province is a fantastic destination for new immigrants to settle. With 535,000 residents and a time zone all its own, the beautiful province is divided into two different sections: Labrador, the northern region which is connected to the Canadian mainland, and Newfoundland, the nearby island in the Atlantic Ocean. Most newcomers to Newfoundland settle in the capital city, as the greater St. John’s area accounts for more than half of the province’s population and is by far the most vibrant and diverse city in the region. With excellent schools, top-notch healthcare facilities, fantastic restaurants, and exciting art and entertainment scene that includes exceptional nightlife, it is easy to see why St John’s is so attractive to new Canadians. The easiest way to immigrate to Newfoundland is through the Canadian Express Entry system.

Express Entry Newfoundland

The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) enables the province to nominate candidates for Newfoundland immigration that have the precise skills and experience needed in the local economy. The main advantage Newfoundland Express Entry has over other Canadian immigration paths is speed. Prospective immigrants who receive a Newfoundland PNP nomination certificate will receive an additional 600 points via the Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), which is enough to essentially be guaranteed an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residency. Processing times for Provincial Nominee Program Newfoundland candidates are significantly quicker under Express Entry compared to the traditional paper-based method, with most permanent resident applications being processed in less than 6 months.

There are two ways to obtain a nomination from the Newfoundland Provincial Nominee Program. The first is to apply directly to the PNP NL, outside of Express Entry, through the Newfoundland Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism. If successful, the prospective immigrant can then create an Express Entry account online indicating that they have a provincial nomination by including the nomination certificate number and nominating jurisdiction in their profile.The second option is to begin by creating a new Express Entry profile that indicates an interest in immigrating to Newfoundland. The individual may then receive a “notification of interest” from the province inviting them to apply to the NLPNP. The Newfoundland PNP is designed to attract individuals who have skills and abilities which will help bring positive benefits to the province, and Express Entry profiles that match these desired competencies may be contacted directly by the program.

The second option is to begin by creating a new Express Entry profile that indicates an interest in immigrating to Newfoundland. The individual may then receive a “notification of interest” from the province inviting them to apply to the NLPNP. The Newfoundland PNP is designed to attract individuals who have skills and abilities which will help bring positive benefits to the province, and Express Entry profiles that match these desired competencies may be contacted directly by the program.

Using Express Entry, the Newfoundland Provincial Nominee Program can then officially submit your nomination certificate directly into the system and all you have to do is accept it online and your Express Entry CRS score will immediately increase. You are then eligible to receive an “Invitation to Apply” (ITA) for permanent residency during the next Express Entry draw. To maximize your chances of success, our experienced Canadian immigration professional can optimize your Express Entry profile for Newfoundland immigration in 2017. We can also help you apply to the Newfoundland Nominee Program, and if nominated can prepare and submit your Canada permanent resident application.

Interested in Newfoundland immigration via the NLPNP? Call us today for a FREE consultation with an experienced immigration professional.

Newfoundland and Labrador PNP 2017

There are three official immigration categories under the Newfoundland and Labrador Nominee Program.

NLPNP categories:

  • Skilled Workers
  • International Graduates
  • Entrepreneurs

Skilled Worker Category

The PNP Newfoundland skilled worker stream is designed to recruit top individuals from around the world. When an immigrant has a skill which can help Newfoundland and Labrador’s market needs and economy, both the province and the individual benefit. In short, the NL PNP is designed to be a “win win” for both the Canadian province and the potential new citizens. This immigration stream is for foreign nationals who have a guaranteed job offer from an employer located with in the province. Immigrants who currently reside within the province and hold a job under a valid work permit may also be eligible to apply for this immigration stream. The Skilled Worker stream has additional requirements which must be met by both the employer and the prospective employee.

Requirements for the employer:

The job offer must be for full-time employment with industry standard level wages

The employer must demonstrate a clear need for hiring an immigrant

The job offer must not violate any existing employment disputes or bargaining agreements

Requirements for the prospective employee:

Must have a valid Canadian work permit or be eligible to apply for one

Must have relevant skills, qualifications, and experience for the job, including any applicable certifications and accreditations

Must be able to demonstrate the intention to permanently live within the province

Must have sufficient funds to live in the province, including the ability to support all dependents

Must have a proficient understanding of English or French. There are three ways proficiency can be shown: an Affidavit of English Language Ability from the NL employee, education and/or training documents, or IELTS test scores (for workers in NOC level C and D occupations).

The Provincial Nominee Program Newfoundland and Labrador (PNP NL) has certain situations which result in an automatic disqualification.

Individuals are considered to be ineligible if they:

Do not have a full-time job (unless potential NL employer can prove a need for the specific skill set)

Do have a criminal record. This includes the criminal records of any dependents of the applicant who is over the age of 18.

Are failed refugee claimants, including refugee claimants living in Newfoundland and Labrador

Have any unresolved child support or custody disputes

Make any attempt to misrepresent themselves regarding the application (this can be misrepresentation by either the individual or their employer)

Quit or lose their job during the nomination process (this does not result in disqualification every time, but it can be an issue)

Individuals who have been accepted into the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Express Entry pool and who have a job or job offer in Newfoundland and Labrador are eligible for the Newfoundland Express Entry Skilled Worker category. Processing times for Newfoundland immigration are much faster through Canada’s Express Entry system with 80% of permanent residency applicants earmarked to be processed in less than half a year.

International Graduate Category

An educated workforce is a great benefit to the province, and individuals with academic achievement are encouraged to apply for immigration to Newfoundland through this category. In order to qualify for the PNP Newfoundland international graduate stream, individuals must have graduated from a post-secondary institution within Canada and must apply to this stream within two years of graduation. This stream is exceptionally popular among recent graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) who wish to remain in the province. There are additional requirements, too.

Eligible applicants must:

Have completed at least half of their studies in a Canadian college or university

Have completed at least a two-year diploma or degree program. Also eligible is the completion of a one-year post-graduate program provided the program required a previous diploma or degree

Be able to show they plan to live and work within the province

Be able to financially supports themselves (as well as support any dependents)

Be proficient in English or French. This can be through training or education documents, or by an affidavit submitted by the employer in Newfoundland.

Have legal status to work in Canada. This can be a post-graduate work permit. Some applicants might show legal status via a Canada Post-Graduate Work Permit. While this is permitted, this is also very rare for candidates in this stream. Additionally, graduates from a Canadian university outside of Newfoundland may need a minimum of one year of work experience in their field of study.

The job offered to the applicant has additional requirements.

The job must:

Be a full-time job related to the individual’s field of study. The offer must come from a company operating with in the Province of Newfoundland.

Have opportunities for advancement

Not contradict any existing bargaining agreements or employment disputes

There are certain conditions which result in automatic disqualification.

The following people are ineligible for this NLPNP category:

Failed refugee claimants, including those currently living in Newfoundland and Labrador

Students who have not completed their studies

Students who plan to return to their home country after graduation

Applicants with a criminal record, or applicants with a dependent over the age of 18 who has a criminal record (this applies even if the dependent doesn’t plan to live in NL).

Applicants with a serious medical condition, or those with a dependent over the age of 18 who has a serious medical condition (this also applies even if the dependent doesn’t plan to live in Newfoundland).

Individuals with unresolved child custody issues or disputes

Anyone – applicant or employee – who attempts to misrepresent themselves during the process

Applicants who quit or lose their job during the application process (this does not result in automatic disqualification, but it cause problems)

Immigrant Entrepreneur Program

The requirements in this category are currently under revision. However, even though these requirements are subject to change at some point during 2017 or 2018, they still provide a general idea of what potential applicants will need.

Generally, applicants for the PNP Newfoundland immigrant entrepreneur stream must establish or purchase a business which fits within the province’s Strategic Sector list. These are businesses related to manufacturing, natural resources, agriculture, health care, and knowledge-based industries. Note that the specifics are subject to change based on the province’s needs.

Previously, additional requirements for applicants include:

A minimum of five years of senior management experience or experience in a similar type of business to the one proposed

A minimum net worth of $450,000 (at least $350,000 should be liquid)

Completion of a Performance Agreement with a minimum business investment of $200,000

A $100,000 deposit that will be returned once the obligations in the Performance Agreement are met

Completion of an exploratory visit to the province, at the applicant’s expense, in order to present a detailed business plan

Once again, please note that these requirements are currently being revised and are subject to change.

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Canada wants to make start-up visa program permanent

Canada wants to make start-up visa program permanent

Canada wants to make start-up visa program permanent

Canada wants to make start-up visa program permanent

The federal government of Canada is seeking to make permanent the Start-up Visa Program, an immigration pilot project, which offers a pathway to permanent residency to overseas entrepreneurs who are willing shift their companies to this North American country.

Ahmed Hussen, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, was quoted by The Globe and Mail as saying on 28 July that their government’s plan for innovation and skills had recognised fostering of entrepreneurship and the growth of start-ups as crucial to the Canadian economy and making permanent the Start-up Visa Program backs this particular agenda.

The Start-up Visa Program, which was flagged off in 2013 during Harper government’s tenure, was slated to expire in 2018, but it has now been decided to make it a part of IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada) policy.

Since its inception, these start-up visas were granted to 117 people, who represented 68 companies. Two of them had been purchased by American companies.

An applicant for this program should have a commitment from one of the qualified Canadian investors, be they venture-capital companies, angel investors, and start-up incubators. Only applicants who procure an investment from these sources will be considered by IRCC for their visa application, the processing of which can take up to six months.

To hasten this process, Mr. Hussen said that a change his department will undertake is to develop a more customer-friendly online portal that will eliminate the unqualified applicants before they can start seeking investors. There is also a proposal to allow Canadian consular officials to become more directly involved in linking start-up and accelerator networks and directing those entrepreneurs toward the program.

Navdeep Bains, the Minister for Innovation, Science, and Economic Development said that extending the program along with the recently unveiled Global Skills Strategy is a proposal to demonstrate that Canada’s doors are open to international talent.

He said that they were focused truly on throwing open doors and generating opportunities for people to come to Canada and help create and develop its businesses.

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Australia Business Talent subclass 132 (Permanent) Visa

Australia Business Talent subclass 132 (Permanent) Visa

Australia Business Talent subclass 132 (Permanent) Visa

Australia Business Talent subclass 132 (Permanent) Visa

Australia Business Talent (Subcategory 132) Permit is a Permanent Residence (PR) Visa; it’s basically not an ‘investment’ visa. It is a specialist permit tailored for high net worth people, below the age of 55, with an excellent commercial background. It is vital that the candidates aim to settle in a particular Australian state or territory and set-up a business, which gives ‘exceptional’ economic advantage to the state/territory. The visa can be gained only in case you get an invite even as it’s an important component of the well-known Australian Business Innovation and Investment Scheme.

Prior to gaining an invite to submit a submission, it is expected of the applicants to present an Expression of Interest (EOI), through the online visa and immigration facility, Skill Select. It is vital that the EOI clearly states if the candidates are motivated with either of the two Australia Business Talent (Permanent) (Subcategory 132) Visa categories, namely, the Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream, and the Significant Business History stream. It is also essential that the candidates indicate if they are motivated with only one or every territory & state of Down Under. Significantly, the candidates do not have to furnish any supporting certificates/papers.

Australia Business Talent (Permanent) (Subclass 132) Visa Streams

As mentioned just a short will ago, the permit category has two sub categories the Significant Business History Stream, and the Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream. The first one is meant for the prosperous owners or part owners of a firm who are eager to get hold of a key management role in a completely new or existing business enterprise in Oz. The number two is meant for those who have received at least AUD1 million in funding from an Australian venture capital group.

Requirements

As stated previously, submission can be made only if you have gained an invite for the purpose.

For the Significant Business History Category the aspirants ought to:

Submit an EOI;

  • Have nomination from an Australian territory or state administration;
  • Be below 55 years of age;
  • Possess business &personal resources worth AUD1.5 million;
  • AUD400 000 should be net assets in the business; and
  • Possess an overall business turnover of AUD3 million.

For the Venture Capital Entrepreneur Category, the aspirants should: have obtained not less than AUD1 million in funding from a venture capital firm of Oz, for the business concept with a fairly high value.

Business Talent Visa (subclass 132): Some Major Benefits

The widely accepted visa allows you to do several things and gain several things. It enables you to set-up a new or build-up an existing group/firm in Down Under. It’s a permanent residence visa. It enables you along with family members (those who have the permit) to:

  • Reside in Australia for an indefinite period.
  • Do a job and pursue studies in the country.
  • Register for Medicare the nation’s popular program for health-associated care & expenses.
  • File a petition for Australian citizenship (of course, in case you are qualified).
  • Offer sponsorship to entitled family members for permanent residence.
  • Take a trip to and from the nation for a period of 5 years from the date the permit is offered (post the said time, you will require a Resident Return Visa (RRV) or a new permit to come back to Oz).

Post Petition Submission

After you submit your immigration application and documents, you will be contacted by the relevant body which will inform you it has gained the particulars; you will be allocated a case officially, a decision will be taken on your petition, you will be asked to appear for an interview (of course if it is necessary), more data will be sought (again if the same is needed) before a decision is taken.

In case you want to present a submission for the Sub-class 132 Immigration Permit, please feel free to email at info@globalgateways.co.in.

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Huge requirement of overseas skilled medical professionals in Western Australia

Huge requirement of overseas skilled medical professionals in Western Australia

Huge requirement of overseas skilled medical professionals in Western Australia

Huge requirement of overseas skilled medical professionals in Western Australia

There is a huge requirement of overseas skilled medical professionals in Western Australia as revealed by the state in its updated skilled immigration occupation list. The updated list has now 18 occupations from the earlier 178 occupations that were inclusive of engineers and bricklayers. The vast requisite of overseas skilled medical professionals is topped by Midwives and Registered nurses.

The updated list reveals that the need for overseas skilled medical professionals in not just in Western Australia but also for the nation as a whole.

The 18 occupations that are now included in the updated list include Registered nurses, Midwife, Gynecologist, Psychiatrist, Neurosurgeon, and GP’s. Registered nurses are required for preoperative care, mental health, emergency and critical care, community health, family health, and child health.

Mark McGowan the Premier of Western Australia said that visa approval will be based on authenticity and economic need. The current economic situation demands that labor market is managed judiciously between locals and overseas workers added Mark.

Employers in Western Australia who intend to hire overseas skilled medical professionals will have to prove that local workers cannot be hired for those jobs, said Mark McGowan. Only then they will be permitted to fast track overseas skilled workers added the Premier of Western Australia.

Elaborating on the economy of the state Mark said that there has been a drastic transformation in the economy in the post-mining boom era. All efforts must be made to accentuate the growth of labor market, explained Mark, as quoted by the Australia Forum. He also revealed that the Federal Government of Australia has confirmed that Perth will be eliminated as a region from the Regional Sponsored Immigration Scheme.

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Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reopens With Expanded Occupations List

Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reopens With Expanded Occupations List

Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reopens With Expanded Occupations List

Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reopens With Expanded Occupations List

The International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened with an expanded list of 43 in-demand occupations. This sub-category is aligned with Canada’s Express Entry immigration selection system.

Eligible candidates in the Express Entry pool with work experience in one of these occupations may be able to submit an application for a provincial nomination under the SINP, resulting in 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points being awarded and an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence being issued during a subsequent draw from the pool.

The SINP International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category operates on a first-come, first-served basis, and applicants do not need a job offer in order to apply.

Up to 600 new applications will be accepted during this intake period.

The new in-demand occupations list

Of the 43 in-demand occupations on the updated list, 20 occupations do not require any specific professional licensure. The other 23 occupations do require some form of professional licensure.

The previous list included 17 occupations. Therefore, some candidates in the Express Entry pool who were not previously eligible to apply to the SINP may now be eligible to do so.

No licensure required

NOC OCCUPATION
0124 Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services
1112 Financial and investment analysts
1122 Managers in Professional occupations in business management consulting
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing, and public relations
2211 Chemical technologists and technicians
2121 Biologists and related scientists
2123 Agricultural representatives, consultants, and specialists
2225 Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
2231 Civil engineering technologists and technicians
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
2253 Drafting technologists and technicians
0714 Facility operation and maintenance managers
0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
0821 Managers in agriculture
0911 Manufacturing managers
0912 Utilities managers

Licensure required

NOC OCCUPATION SINP REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL STATUS OR LICENSURE
0211 Engineering managers Provide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2131 Civil engineers Provide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2132 Mechanical engineers Provide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers Provide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers Provide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) Provide documentation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) showing your Engineer-in-Training membership; or a letter from APEGS indicating that you have been assigned Confirmatory Exams.
2151 Architects Provide your “Academic Certification” documentation from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB).

Or

Documentation from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) showing your acceptance into the Broadly Experienced Foreign Architect (BEFA) program including an invitation to apply to the self-assessment phase (2nd step).

2154 Land surveyors Provide documentation from the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) showing your “Candidate status” and eligibility to write the CBEPS candidate examinations.
2173 Software engineers and designers Provide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:

·         Candidate Membership as an Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP); or,

·         Certified Membership as an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P); or,

·         Certified Membership as an Information Technology Certified Professional of Canada (ITCP).

For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).

2175 Web designers and developer Provide documentation from the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS) showing your:

·         Candidate Membership as an Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP); or,

·         Certified Membership as an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P); or,

·         Certified Membership as an Information Technology Certified Professional of Canada (ITCP).

For more information, visit the provincial regulator the Canadian Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS).

4151 Psychologists Provide documentation from the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists showing your eligibility for provisional licensure.
4212 Social and community service workers Provide your assessment of equivalency letter from the Canadian Association of Social Workers showing your foreign credential is equivalent to a Canadian Bachelor or Masters of Social Work.
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants Provide documentation from the Ministry of Education showing your eligibility for Early Childhood Educator Certification.
3211 Medical laboratory technologists Provide a copy of your valid licensure (temporary or provisional) from the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists.
3216 Medical sonographers Provide documentation from Sonography Canada showing your eligibility to challenge their qualifying examinations OR Provide your Examination Confirmation Letter (ECL) or proof of Sonography Certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).Note: ARDMS examinations can be written in various testing centers worldwide through Pearson VUE.
6331 Meat cutters As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualified assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7231 Machinists As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualified assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7272 Cabinetmakers As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualified assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7311 Industrial mechanics As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualified assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualified assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualified assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualified assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).
7237 Welders As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry requirements, Express Entry applicants will need to provide a certificate of qualification from the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), which requires a trade qualified assessment (step 1) and requires individuals to write exams in Saskatchewan (step 2).

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for the SINP’s International Skilled Worker – Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-category, candidates must:

Have proof of legal status, if currently residing in Canada;

Have an Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Validation Code;

Score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the SINP point assessment grid.

Provide language test results from a designated testing agency that match the language level declared in the Express Entry profile;

Have completed at least one year of post-secondary education or training which is comparable to the Canadian education system and which has resulted in a degree, diploma, or certificate;

Have a minimum level of work experience related to their field of education or training in a highly skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, or B) that is considered to be in-demand in Saskatchewan (See in-demand occupations list above);

Have at least one of the following in the 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).

Obtain proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if their profession is regulated in Saskatchewan and requires mandatory (compulsory) certification or licensing; and

Have proof of sufficient settlement funds and a settlement plan;

Opportunity

“The greatly expanded list of in-demand occupations for this popular provincial immigration shows how things can change,” says Attorney David Cohen.

“Candidates in the Express Entry pool who are on the lookout for opportunities to increase their score under the Comprehensive Ranking System would be well advised to have documentation prepared because, as this reopening shows, an opportunity to apply to a provincial program could present itself at a moment’s notice.

“Such opportunities can be the difference in a person or family succeeding in their goal of immigrating to Canada.”

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