Saskatchewan Immigration Program (SINP)
Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP) offers various categories to immigrate to Saskatchewan, Canada such as:
International skilled worker with Employment Offer
Through this category we can represent clients individually and/or their family members to obtain provincial nomination for Permanent Residency as well as to obtain work permit(s)/visitor/study visas simultaneously.
International skilled worker without Employment Offer – Occupation in-Demand
Occupation In Demand – We do a complete assessment based on the occupations in demand and the client’s information and history. We can then advise whether or not they will be eligible for this category. We assist our clients to get their Educational Credential Assessments done and to obtain the required licenses or certifications from the appropriate regulatory body in Saskatchewan or Canada.
Saskatchewan Express Entry
We represent client to obtain their Permanent Residency through this category in which client receive Invitation to Apply (ITA) as we make sure that they meet the necessary requirements which will result in success of their federal application as well.
Saskatchewan Experience Category
This category is divided into categories for different type of occupation and legal status in Saskatchewan such as Health professionals, Existing Work Permits; low skilled workers in Hospitality Sector (Kitchen helpers, housekeeping and cleaners); Long Haul Truck Drivers and International Students.
We provide advice, prepare applications and represent foreign nationals who are currently working in Saskatchewan on legal status in Saskatchewan and/or anywhere in Canada. We also advise and represent the employers in Saskatchewan in terms to provide the accurate information and documents required for their employees who need assistance for immigration matters. We can represent the employers and employees at the same time to provide efficient services to both.
Farm and Entrepreneur
Candidates who wish to apply under these two categories have different requirements than the International Skilled Worker Categories. They need to meet all the financial requirements as well as the extensive work experience and knowledge of the business in terms to be eligible for this category. We can advise the clients based on their experience and book mandatory business visit consultations with recognised service providers in Saskatchewan.
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) seeks recent graduates, skilled workers, businesspeople and their families with the intention and ability to successfully settle and economically establish in Manitoba as permanent residents.
The MPNP consists of the following immigration streams:
Skilled Worker Stream for Skilled Workers is locally driven and based on the needs of Manitoba employers. There are two streams:
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba
The MPNP for Skilled Workers in Manitoba nominates applicants who have a strong connection to our province through ongoing employment and sufficient skills, education and training, work experience and official language proficiency to make an immediate and ongoing contribution to the Manitoba economy and our community at large.
Ongoing Manitoba employment is a way for skilled workers to demonstrate they have the connection to Manitoba required to be eligible to apply to the MPNP for Skilled Workers in Manitoba
- Skilled Workers Overseas
The MPNP for Skilled Workers Overseas nominates applicants who demonstrate an established connection to Manitoba through:
- the support of family members or friends;
- through previous education or work experience in the province; or
- through an Invitation to Apply received directly from the MPNP as part of a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
International Education Stream The new International Education Stream (IES) for Manitoba graduates is dedicated to providing international students graduating in Manitoba and meeting the needs of industry faster pathways to nomination.
- Career Employment Pathway
The Career Employment Pathway provides faster nomination pathways for post-secondary students who graduate and find long-term employment in Manitoba in an in-demand occupation consistent with their training. If you meet these conditions, you will be eligible to apply to the MPNP immediately after graduating and obtaining the job offer.
If you are an international student who graduated in another province of Canada and/or are not working in an in-demand occupation, you may be eligible to apply under the Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream.
1. Graduate Internship Pathway
The Graduate Internship Pathway provides faster nomination pathways for international student master and doctoral graduates through internships contributing to industry innovation in Manitoba. Graduates who complete an Accelerate or Elevate internship with Mitacs in Manitoba can apply to the MPNP immediately after graduation, whether or not they have a job offer. At UIC we can help you to guide you through the process and pathway to obtain your permanent residency through this program.
2. International Student Entrepreneur Pilot
The international students who have graduated in Manitoba, have the opportunity to pursue entrepreneurship rather than employment. Once the applicant meets the conditions of their Business Performance Agreement, they are nominated for permanent residence.
We can help you to select College/ Institution in Manitoba for International Studies and guide you through the process under this program.
Business Investor Stream
Business Investor Stream allows Manitoba to recruit and nominate qualified business investors and entrepreneurs from around the world who have the intent and ability to start or purchase businesses in Manitoba. Applicants will no longer be required to submit a deposit of $100,000 to the Manitoba government.
The renewed Entrepreneur Pathway allows Manitoba to recruit and nominate qualified business people from around the world who have the intent and ability to move to Manitoba and establish, purchase a business or become partners in an existing business within the first 24 months of arrival in Canada on a temporary work permit.
2. Farm Investor Pathway
The renewed Farm Investor Pathway (FIP) is for individuals with proven farm business experience, sufficient available capital to invest, and who intend to establish and operate a farm operation in rural Manitoba.
It is expected that successful applicants of the FIP will establish a farm business in rural Manitoba producing primary products that is consistent with the province’s current farm industry. The type of operation and investment must correlate with Provincial statistics and be relevant to Manitoba’s farm industry.
You must meet the eligibility criteria for these category and must be eligible to apply to the MPNP before submitting an application to the MPNP. AT UIC we can make a complete assessment based on your Education, Work Experience, Settlement funds, Connection in Manitoba and other important factors to be considered to meet the eligibility requirements of Any of the MPNP Streams.
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Alberta Immegrant Nominee Program (AINP)
The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) is an economic immigration program that nominates people for permanent residence in Alberta. Nominees must have skills and abilities to fill job shortages in Alberta, and be able to provide for their families. The program is run by both the Alberta government and the federal government.
If a person is nominated through the program, they may apply for permanent residence status together with their spouse or common-law partner and dependent children.
(1)Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS) Residency status and work permit requirements
Prior to applying permanent residency under the Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS), the TFW must have a valid temporary resident status in Canada that authorizes you to work in Canada (i.e. temporary foreign worker).
Valid work permits are based on one of the following:
- a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)
- a LMIA exemption for workers based on one of the following exemptions as determine by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC):
- international trade agreements
- workers transferred within a company
- International Experience Canada
- Mobilité Francophone
- an open work permit issued by IRCC to
- vulnerable workers who have demonstrated they are experiencing abuse or are at risk of abuse in the context of their employment in Canada, including under the Vulnerable Workers Open Work Permit (VWOWP) exemption, or
- the family members of a vulnerable worker under the VWOWP exemption
- a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) held by a graduate of an Alberta Advanced Education publicly funded post-secondary institution
- PGWP holders must also meet specific occupation, education and work experience requirements as set out below.
(2) Alberta Express Entry Stream
The Alberta Express Entry Stream allows Alberta to nominate a limited number of qualified candidates from IRCC’s Express Entry system. Candidates who have demonstrated strong ties to Alberta or who can help support the government’s economic development and diversification priorities may be asked to submit an application.
International graduates from Canadian post-secondary institutions may also be asked to submit an application under this stream.
To be considered for nomination you must:
- Have an active Express Entry profile in the federal Express Entry pool
- Meet the criteria of at least one of the federal immigration programs: Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Trades Program or Federal Skilled Worker Program
- Intend to and be able to live and work in Alberta
- Be working in an occupation that supports Alberta’s economic development and diversification
- Have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300.
- If you have one or more of the following adaptability factors, this may increase your likelihood of being nominated:
- Valid Alberta job offer and/or work experience
- A graduate of an Alberta post-secondary institution with a valid Alberta job offer, or
- Parent, child, brother and/or sister who is a permanent resident living in Alberta, or a Canadian citizen living in Alberta.
(3) Self-Employed Farmer Stream
Applicants to the Self-Employed Farmer stream must meet the following criteria. Meeting this criteria does not guarantee a nomination or permanent residence.
Applicant must provide the proof of required documents related to Farm management skills, Sufficient financial resources and Primary production investment
You must be able to invest a minimum of CDN $500,000 of equity in a primary production farming business in Alberta. You may be required to show the ability to invest more than the minimum.
Applicants must document their investment plans in a proposed business plan.
Applications representing the best opportunity for growth relevant to Alberta’s agri-food targets will be given priority.