Required Documents for Health Professionals
You must provide any required documents to prove you’re eligible for SINP nomination. You’ll also need these documents to prove your identity, work experience, academic credentials, language ability, finances, etc. The SINP may also ask for more documentation that is not listed below.
All required documents must be clear and easy-to-read copies of the original documents. If your documents aren’t in English of French, you must submit the following:
- A copy of the original document;
- A copy of the English or French translation of the document; and,
- A copy of an affidavit from the translator, describing their translation ability.
Translators must be:
- Certified by a regulatory body, as required by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Translators must not be:
- A family member
- A spouse
- Anyone who works for or who is a paid consultant or representative preparing your application.
Make sure translations meet all federal requirements when you’re applying for permanent residency.
If your documents are unclear, missing, or not translated into English or French, your application will be rejected and the SINP will send you instructions on what is missing and how to apply again.
The following are the required documents you’ll need for your application:
1. Temporary Work Permit
You must submit a copy of your valid temporary work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
2. Work Experience Credentials
You must submit proof that you have worked in a paid position for more than six months under a temporary work permit issued by IRCC for the employer offering you the permanent job.
Submit one or more of the following:
- a letter from your employer(s) indicating your job position, start date of employment, length of employment, main duties/responsibilities;
- copies of your paystubs that show the employers name, your position, and the hours worked; and/or,
- record of employment.
3. Job Offer Requirements
You must have a letter of offer for full-time, permanent employment from a Saskatchewan employer in a NOC Matrix level “0”, “A”, “B” or “C’ health occupation.
All positions must offer wages and working conditions that match Canadian standards in that occupation.
The Letter of Offer must:
- be addressed to the principal applicant;
- state the job title, duties and responsibilities, wage, benefits, and company contact information;
- list the location (i.e., town/city) of your position in Saskatchewan;
- be issued on the company’s letterhead; and,
- be signed by the employer.
Your job offer must be approved by the SINP before you apply, or your application will be rejected.
- Your employer must register online to have the position that you are applying with assessed.
- Once the position is approved, your employer will receive a Job Approval Letter that includes your position, name and NOC code.
- Submit a copy of the SINP Job Approval Letter with your application.
4. Language Credentials
If your job offer is classified as a NOC “C” occupation,
- You must provide valid language test results from a designated testing agency;
- You must have English and/or French language ability of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 4 or higher;
- Your test results cannot be more than two years old at the time of application; and,
- CLB 4 is the minimum; however, employers and regulatory bodies may require higher language scores.