Yukon has Canada’s highest mountains, and it is also known for its largest ice fields and the famous Klondike Gold Rush. The Yukon economy is built of mining and tourism and is suitable for people of great outdoor enjoyments.
The YNP was started in 2002 to meet the territories labor market needs. People who wish to immigrate to the Yukon territory, need to meet the requirements of the Yukon Nominee Programs under Provincial Nominee Program and have the skills and abilities the Yukon territory targets.
Yukon immigration categories are as follows:
- Yukon Express Entry (YEE) – this program is suitable for foreign skilled workers holding a valid job offer for permanent, full-time job position in Yukon. Yukon employers who are not able to find suitable candidates for the job positions offered locally, are able to approach the Express Entry pool of job-seekers.
- Skilled Worker – is a program for foreign skilled workers sponsored by a Yukon employer for Permanent Residence in Canada and are working in a skilled job position level NOC 0, A or B.
- Critical Impact Worker – program is available for semi-skilled or unskilled workers working in an occupation that is in high demand in the Yukon territory and are sponsored by an employer. The applicant must hold a valid job offer from a Yukon employer but is not required to be in the Yukon territory when applying.
- Business Nominee – is an opportunity for those applicants who poses business experience and wish to start a new business, or partner and operate an existing business in Yukon. The applicants are expected to invest a remarkable investment in a Yukon based business.
- Yukon Community Pilot – is for the applicants who have already received a nomination certificate by the Yukon territory and can be issued a special work permit allowing the applicants to work for multiple employers in one of the distinctive Yukon communities. The pilot is available from January 2020 to June 2023.
To find out more about the eligibility criteria of the categories, contact us!