The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) has three available programs for receiving a nomination: The Express Entry, the Skilled Worker Program and the Critical Impact Worker Program. The Express Entry program was introduced recently.
All three streams have employer as the applicant and hence, are dependent on finding an employer to apply for you. The employer and the nominee need to meet the eligibility criteria to apply for the Yukon Nominee Program:
To apply to the Skilled Worker or Critical Impact Worker programs: –
Note: For express entry, the nominee should also meet the requirements of one of the federal economic immigration programs in addition to the requirements listed above.
The federal economic programs are as follows:
Express Entry is for employers hiring for the position that falls in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) A, 0 or B categories, can apply to the Express Entry Stream.
The Yukon province works with the federal government to assess and verify the foreign worker’s document. The foreign worker usually receives PR within – 6 months.
This program is for employers hiring for the position that falls in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) A, 0 or B categories, can apply to the Skilled Worker Stream and to the Critical Impact Worker stream if the position falls in the C or D NOC categories.
This program is for foreign nationals who want to live in Yukon and own and operate a business that would make a significant contribution to the community. The business must be in one of the eligible sectors identified by YNP. Please consult their website or contact our office to determine if your plan is eligible.
The foreign business owners and entrepreneurs need to meet the following personal and business requirements before applying:
The foreign business owner or entrepreneur must:
The proposed business must comply with the following:
Applicants who are approved as a Nominee receive a two-year work permit. During this time the Nominee establishes themselves, their family and their business in Yukon. At set deadlines throughout the two years specific documentation must be provided to YNP regarding the business operations and applicant’s residency obligations in Yukon. If these requirements are met, the Nominee will receive final approval for support of their permanent residence application.
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