We have great news for tech workers interested in Canada PR, more specifically Saskatchewan as they just launched a new tech-immigration program on March 7th, 2022! This program will join the other streams created for skilled workers, experienced professionals, and entrepreneurs but will specifically target foreign tech workers.
The Tech Talent Pathway was created to fill the labor shortages within particular occupations within Canada’s rapidly growing tech sector. To be eligible, you must obtain a Saskatchewan job offer and meet the following eligibility criteria!
Eligible Tech Talent Pathway Occupations
|NOC Code||Occupation Title|
|0213||Computer and information systems managers|
|2133||Electrical and electronics engineers|
|2147||Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)|
|2171||Information System analysts and consultants|
|2172||Database analysts and data administrators|
|2173||Software engineers and designers|
|2174||Computer programmers and interactive media developers|
|2175||Web designers and developers|
|2281||Computer network technicians|
|2282||User support technicians|
|2283||Information system testing technicians|
If you’re not applying for the program through Express Entry, to be eligible the applicant must:
- Meet the needed work experience requirements
- Meet the needed language proficiency requirements
- Be eligible for Saskatchewan licensing if needed
- Have post-secondary education experience in the same field as your job offer
- Want to live and work in Saskatchewan, and
- Have an eligible job offer
Applying Through Express Entry
Those who have been accepted in the IRCC Express Entry pool will have the opportunity to apply for the Tech Talent Pathway if the applicant through the same eligibility requirements accept you will need to provide a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker code.
How To Apply for SINP Tech Talent Pathway
Once you’ve received a qualifying job offer, your employer will need to provide you with a Job Approval Letter from the SINP. Next, you will need to create an online account on the SINP website, complete all the required sections, scan and upload all the required documents, and lastly save & submit your application!
When starting the process to apply to the new Tech Talent Pathway, there are a few required documents that you will want to gather. These documents include:
- Proof of work experience
- Academic credentials
- And proof of language proficiency
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