Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) – Express Entry

    • What is Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)

      The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP), is an immigration program specific to the territory of Yukon in Canada. The YNP allows the Yukon government to nominate individuals and their families for Canadian permanent residency based on their skills, work experience, and ability to contribute to the economy of Yukon. The program offers various streams, including those for skilled workers, business owners, and individuals with connections to Yukon. Each stream has its own set of eligibility criteria and requirements, tailored to the specific needs and priorities of the territory.

    • The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) has the following categories:

      • Skilled Worker Category: This category targets individuals with skills and experience needed in Yukon’s labor market. Applicants must have a valid job offer from a Yukon employer and meet certain education, work experience, and language proficiency requirements.

      • Critical Impact Worker Category: This category is for individuals with semi-skilled or unskilled work experience in occupations that are in high demand in Yukon. Applicants must have a valid job offer from a Yukon employer and meet specific criteria related to work experience, education, and language proficiency.

      • Express Entry: Yukon Express Entry stream is aligned with the federal Express Entry system and allows the territory to nominate skilled workers who are already in the Express Entry pool and meet the eligibility criteria for either the Federal Skilled Worker Program or the Canadian Experience Class.

      • Business Nominee Category: This category is for individuals who wish to establish, invest in, or acquire a business in Yukon. Applicants must submit a detailed business plan and meet certain net worth and investment requirements.

      • Yukon Community Pilot: This pilot program is designed to address the labor market needs of Yukon’s communities by allowing eligible foreign nationals to apply for permanent residency through employment in designated communities.