SINP Application Processing Times for 2023 updated

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SINP Application Processing Times for 2023

SINP Application Processing Times for 2023 Updated on August 15, 2023, Saskatchewan updated the processing time of various streams of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). Every quarter (three months), the processing time is revised. It displays the average time it took to process an application during that quarter. Each category’s time is measured in weeks. Processing times vary and are not necessarily a reliable predictor of future applications.

The average time it takes to process 80 percent of applications is explained below. It is calculated from the time an application is received until the time it is processed.

What are the SINP Application Processing Times for 2023?

In the second quarter of 2023, SINP application processing times are given as:

  • In the International Skilled Worker category, the processing time in the Employment Offer stream was three weeks; in the Occupation In-Demand stream, it was 21 weeks; and in the Express Entry stream – 23 weeks. 
  • The processing time for the Tech Talent Pathway was two weeks, while for Hard-to-Fill Skills Pilot, it was four weeks. 
  • In the Saskatchewan Experience category, the processing time for all streams (the Existing Work Permit stream, Health Professionals, International Students, Truck Drivers, and Hospitality Workers streams) was one week. 
  • In the Entrepreneur and Farm categories, the processing time for the Entrepreneur Applications was nine weeks, while for the Entrepreneur Nominations, it was one week. 
  • For the Farmers’ stream, it was 18 weeks. 
  • The Job Approval Process, the authorization for an employer to hire a foreign worker through the SINP, took 15 weeks for specified workers and 26 weeks for not specified workers.


How to Apply for SINP?

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) offers a pathway to permanent residence in Canada. The Province of Saskatchewan, through the SINP:

  • Non-Canadians who want to make Saskatchewan their home are invited to submit an application for residency.
  • Nominates successful applicants for permanent residency in Canada to the federal government.

The SINP is simply a first step in the process of becoming a permanent resident of Saskatchewan. SINP provides candidates with the following benefits: competitive application processing times AND Provincial immigration officers that can explain requirements may assist.

The final decision on SINP nominations is made by the Government of Saskatchewan. Successful candidates will be recognized as SINP nominees when they apply for permanent residence status with IRCC.

If you meet the program requirements, you can apply to the SINP. Make sure that your applications are complete and that you have valid documentation.

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What are the SINP Immigration Programs?

There are three SINP program categories to which you can apply:

  • International Skilled Worker: This category is for skilled workers who want to work and live in Saskatchewan.
  • Saskatchewan Experience: For foreign nationals who already live and work in Saskatchewan, consider Saskatchewan Experience.
  • Entrepreneur and Farm: for those who want to start a business or buy and maintain a farm.

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