Saskatchewan released new SINP processing times


On January 4, 2021, Saskatchewan has updated the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) processing times. The new numbers are based on average processing times from October 1 to December 31, 2020. In the International Skilled Worker category, the processing time in the Employment Offer stream is 3 weeks, in the Occupation In-Demand – 27 weeks, and in the Express Entry stream – 32 weeks. In the Saskatchewan Experience category, the processing time in the Existing Work Permit Stream, the International Students Stream, and Truck Drivers stream is 2 weeks. As for the Hospitality Workers stream, the processing time is 5 weeks. There was not enough data to calculate processing time for the Health Professionals stream in this period. In the Entrepreneur and Farm category, the processing time for the Entrepreneurs Nominations is 14 weeks. There was not enough data to estimate processing times for Farmers Stream. The Job Approval Process, the authorization for an employer to hire a foreign worker through the SINP, takes 8 weeks. The processing times show the average time for processing of 80% of all applications.