Yukon

Nominee Program (YNP)

Facts About Yukon

  • There are a number of things you and your family can do all year long. Activities include canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, visit museum, see the spectacular Northern Lights. If you are an outdoor enthusiast – Yukon is the place for you.
  • Yukon is also known as “The Land of the Midnight Sun”
  • Yukon is a Canadian Territory with approximately 34,000 people.
  • The highest mountain in Canada – Mount Logan is located in Yukon.
  • All citizens under age 20 have access to free education from kindergarten to Grade 12.
  • Like all other provinces and territories, universal, publicly funded health care is available to all citizens and legal residents of Canada. Services beyond the basic provisions are also available.
  • Average annual income is around CAD $100,000. Residents are therefore able to maintain a high standard of living. Most communities offer affordable housing.
  • Yukon offers all the “big-city” amenities.
  • Whitehorse is the capital city of Yukon with a population of approximately 25,100 people. A large number of the population resides in the city and areas around.

To find out more about the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) call us today for a free consultation with one of our professional advisors

There are four streams under the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP):

Yukon Express Entry (YEE)

Allows you to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence. For employers in Yukon who are not able to find skilled workers in Canada. Employers may now fill job openings with (sponsor/issue job letter to) foreign skilled workers who are chosen from the Express Entry Pool.
 

Basic Requirements for Applicants:

  • You must intend to permanently live and work in Yukon
  • Have sufficient funds to support yourself and any family members.
  • Have a full-time permanent job offer from an employer in Yukon.
  • Meet the requirements of the immigration program

Skilled Workers

Under this, foreign skilled workers can be sponsored by local employers for Canadian Permanent Residence.
 

Basic Requirements for Applicants:

  • Have at least one year of paid work experience in the occupation of interest
  • Have at least a high-school diploma
  • If in Canada, you must have a valid work permit at the time of application
  • Meet the education requirements
  • Meet the language requirements

Critical Impact Workers

For foreign workers who have an experience in a semi-skilled or unskilled occupation that is in high demand. Applicants must have a job offer issued by a Yukon employer.
 

Basic Requirements for Applicants:

  • Have at least six months of paid work experience in the occupation of interest.
  • If in Canada, you must have a valid work permit at the time of application.
  • Meet the education requirements.
  • Meet the language requirements.

Business Nominees

For individuals who wish to start a new business or partner with an existing business. Individuals must have proven business experience and be willing to make significant investments in their business.
 

Selection Factors:

  1. Age
  2. Prior Visit
  3. Education and Training
  4. Business/Work Experience
  5. Language Ability
  6. Personal Net Worth
  7. Liquid Assets
  8. Investment Value
  9. The proposed location for the business

Applicants must score at least 65 points on the Nominee Points Grid.

Basic Requirements for Applicants:

  • Meet the language requirements.
  • Have a minimum net worth of CAD $500,000.
  • Prove that you have legally claimed your net worth. Your net worth will be verified by a Yukon accounting firm.
  • You must intend to permanently live and run your business in Yukon.
  • You must have at least three years of business management experience and at least five years of relevant experience related to the business you have proposed.

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