YUKON NOMINEE PROGRAM (YNP)
LOCATED IN THE FAR NORTHWEST OF CANADA, YUKON HAS A FABLED PLACE IN THE COUNTRY’S HISTORY.
The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) is run by the Yukon Government in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) under the “Agreement for Canada-Yukon Cooperation on Immigration.”
This partnership allows Yukon to nominate applicants who qualify to the federal government for permanent residency.
The YNP streams for Skilled Workers and Critical Impact Workers is locally driven and based on the needs of Yukon employers.
When eligible Yukon employers cannot find Canadian citizens or permanent residents to fill permanent full-time jobs, they can find workers from outside of Canada. We select internationally trained and experienced foreign workers who have the skills needed in the local labour market, and nominate them to receive Canadian permanent resident visas to settle and work in Yukon.
If you need help recruiting staff, visit our Employers page to learn about supports available to help you recruit or train people who are already in Yukon.
These are our Yukon Nominee programs:
- The Skilled Worker Program is for qualified workers who fit into National Occupational Classification (NOC) 0, A or B categories.
- Express Entry is for skilled workers who fit into National Occupational Classification (NOC) A, 0 and B.
- The Critical Impact Worker Program is for qualified workers who fit into National Occupational Classification (NOC) C or D categories.
- The Business Nominee Program is for individuals with proven business skills who want to own and operate businesses in Yukon.