Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)


What is it?

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

The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) includes following programs:

  • Skilled Worker Program
  • Yukon Express Entry
  • Critical Impact Worker Program
  • Business Nominee Program
  • Yukon Community Pilot (YCP)

Skilled Worker Program

This program is for experienced workers who have been sponsored by Yukon employer and are working in a National Occupational Classification (NOC) Skill Level 0, A, or B occupation.

For more information please visit Skilled Worker Program

YNP Express Entry

The YNP Express Entry Program allows employers who are not able find qualified Canadian citizens or permanent residents to fill positions now have access to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship’s (IRCC) Express Entry pool of candidates.

For more information please visit YNP Express Entry.

Critical Impact Worker

Via this program employers can apply the Critical Impact Worker stream if the position falls in the C or D categories. This stream helps employers sponsor a foreign worker with experience in a semi-skilled or unskilled occupation that are required by the province. Sponsored applicants must receive a job offer from a Yukon employer.

For more information please visit Critical Impact Worker.

Business Nominee Program

This program is for foreign candidates who have their own business or want to purchase and manage an existing business in Yukon. Candidates must be ready to have sufficient funds to be able to start, purchase and run business in this province.

For more information please visit Yukon Business Nominee Program.

Yukon Community Pilot (YCP)

The Yukon Community Pilot (YCP) was opened by the Government of Yukon in January 2020. An individual who possesses a valid nomination from the Yukon for permanent residence and multiple employers based in a participating Yukon Territory community may be issued a special open work permit without requiring a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

For more information please visit Yukon Community Pilot (YCP).