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Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

Through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) –  Entrepreneur Program, you and your family can start, obtain or partner in a business in Saskatchewan and be actively involved in managing it, while residing in Saskatchewan.

Application Process

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    Expression of Interest (EOI) submission to the SINP
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    EOI Selection and Invitation to Submit an Application

      • Candidates’ EOIs are selected based on their points score with those with the highest points selected during each draw. The number selected is dependent on program requirements (e.g. application inventory).
      • After candidates are invited to apply, applications are processed in the order that they are received.

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    Business Establishment
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    Nomination

Successful candidates initially come to Canada on a temporary work permit.They become eligible to apply for nomination after a minimum of 6 months spent establishing their business.

Expression of interest Entry Requirements

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    Minimum net worth of $500,000 (CAD) at minimum in Net Business and Personal Assets
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    Minimum of three years of entrepreneurial or relevant management experience
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    Investment of at least $300,000 in Regina or Saskatoon, or $200,000 is any other Saskatchewan area

Applications must include

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    Business Establishment Plan confirming figures in expression of interest, and including at least one third ownership of a company in Saskatchewan, unless investment is $1 million or higher
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    Commitment to be active in day-to-day management of business
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    Creation of two or more jobs for Canadian citizens or permanent residents if the business is located in Regina or Saskatoon

Candidates who meet requirements must sign a Business Performance Agreement (BPA).The SINP will then issue a letter to support a work permit application.If the work permit application is successful, candidates come to Canada and begin establishing their business.After 6 months, candidates become eligible to apply for provincial nomination for permanent residence. They must also meet the terms of the BPA.