The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) is the Yukon’s Provincial Nominee Program. Through this program, prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the territory may receive a Yukon Provincial Nomination Certificate, after which they can apply for Canadian permanent residence with the Government of Canada.

The YNP consists of the following programs:

Yukon Express Entry (YEE)

The YNP Express Entry Program (YEE) increases the overall allocation for the YNP through the introduction of “enhanced” allocations that may be used in conjunction with the federal Express Entry immigration selection system. Yukon employers who cannot find Canadian citizens or permanent residents to fill job openings for skilled workers now have access to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship’s (IRCC) Express Entry pool of candidates.

YEE applicants are drawn from the pool on the basis of nominations arising from valid job offers for permanent, full-time work from eligible Yukon employers.

To learn more about Yukon Express Entry, click here.

Skilled Worker

This program allows Yukon employers to sponsor foreign skilled workers for Canadian permanent residence. Sponsored applicants must be working in a National Occupational Classification (NOC) Skill Level 0, A, or B occupation.

To learn more about the Yukon Skilled Worker Program, click here.

Critical Impact Worker

This program was created to help employers sponsor workers for immigration who have experience in a semi-skilled or unskilled occupation in high demand in the territory. Sponsored applicants must receive a job offer from a Yukon employer; however, they are not required to be in Yukon at the time of application.

To learn more about the Yukon Critical Impact Worker Program, click here.

Business Nominee

This program was created for individuals with proven business experience who want to start a new business, partner with an existing business, or purchase and operate an existing business in Yukon. Applicants should be ready to make a significant investment in their Yukon-based business.

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