The Farm Owner and Operator Stream of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) offers permanent residency in Canada to entrepreneur farmers with relevant experience, capital and a business plan to set up a farming business in the province.
To be able to immigrate through this stream, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
- Have at least C$500,000 of net worth and provide related financial documents
- Sign a Performance Agreement about the commitment to create and operate a business in Saskatchewan and make a deposit of C$75,000 that will be returned if the applicant meets the terms of the agreement
- Make an exploratory visit to Saskatchewan for at least 5 working days and meet a SINP representative
- Have farm operation experience and provide supporting documents (education, work experience, financial documents, etc.)
- Provide a business plan
Within the Farm Owner and Operator Stream, there is a Young Farmer Category that offers permanent residence to young farmers who want to operate a farm in Saskatchewan.
To be able to immigrate through the Young Farmer Category, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
- Have at least C$300,000 of net worth and provide related financial documents
- be no older than 40
- Have experience of at least 3 years in owning a farm, operating a farm or practical farming experience
- Provide a business plan for creating a farming business with a minimum of C$10,000 annual revenue
- Have skills based on education and work experience that can supplement the farming income
Find out about other SINP streams in the article “Immigration to Saskatchewan“.