July 15, 2009

Come and Live In Saskatchewan

Entrepreneur Category

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) is designed to help entrepreneurs establish their businesses in Saskatchewan.
To be considered for the SINP Entrepreneur Category, you must:

Have a minimum of 3 -5 years business ownership experience or senior management experience Have a minimum personal net worth of CAD 250,000
Conduct a comprehensive Exploratory Visit to Saskatchewan (at least five working days) that includes a Visitation Seminar and interview with a SINP Business Immigration Officer
Submit a Business Proposal or Relocation and Settlement Plan
Make a minimum, verifiable investment of CAD 150,000 into starting a new business or buying outright an existing business, and have an active management role in the day-to-day operation of the business
Intend to own at least 33.3% of your business in Saskatchewan (with a minimum investment of CAD 150,000). If you will not own 33.3% of your business, you must invest a minimum of CAD 500,000 into the business, in either case, you must have an active management role in the day-to-day operation of the business
Make a deposit of CAD 75,000 into a trust account and sign a Performance Agreement based on your Business Proposal or Relocation and Settlement Plan

Family Member Category

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) can help current residents bring immigrant family members to the province to make a new start.


This program requires both an Applicant and a Sponsor. Individuals who are family members of residents of Saskatchewan may qualify to come to province under the Family Members category. This includes: mother/father; daughter/son; brother/sister; niece/nephew; aunt/uncle; grandchild; first cousin; or step-relative or in law of the same level of an individual living in Saskatchewan.


Foreign individuals will be eligible if they:
Are between 18 - 49 years of age
Have completed at least one year of post-secondary education, training, or apprenticeship
Have at least one year of work experience in your field of education or training
Have the English language ability either to do the job that has been offered by a Saskatchewan employer or to get a job in the field of education or training
Have a full-time, permanent job offer from a Saskatchewan Employer. (Live-in caregivers cannot apply under this category.) or intend to find full-time, permanent work in Saskatchewan and have enough money to live in the province for a short time without work after arrival (CAD 10,000 for you and CAD 2,000 for each accompanying family member)

Criteria for Supporting Family Members

Supporting family members may include, parents, sister/brother, daughter/son, aunt/uncle, niece/nephew, grandparents, first cousin or step-family member of the applicant who meets the eligibility criteria for support

Supporting family members must be:

A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada who has lived in Saskatchewan for the past year
Financially self-supporting. They should not have received financial support through the Saskatchewan Assistance Plan, Employment Insurance, or the Resettlement Assistance Program for at least six months

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