The Yukon Nominee Program is designed to support its labor market with fast pace opportunities for foreigners seeking long term stable employment.


  • Express Entry
  • Skilled Worker
  • Critical Impact Worker
  • Business Nominee

Express Entry applicants can apply on basis of Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program, or the Canadian Experience Class.


  • Have a job seeker validation code received via online application.
  • Proof of funds to settle themselves & family/dependents.
  • Valid full time permanent job offer from Yukon employer.
  • State the intention to settle & work.

Skilled Worker allows Yukon employers to sponsor foreign skilled workers to get PR.


  • Education & work experience as per NOC Skill Level 0, A, or B.
  • Minimum 1 year of related work experience.
  • Valid work/study permits as per program/diploma chosen.
  • Yukon employers must be Canadian PRs recognized by government body in Yukon.
  • Yukon employers must comply with territorial labor standards.
  • Employers must provide foreign applicants free of charge, health insurance while working.
  • Employer’s job to foreign applicant must be equal to current wages in Yukon.
  • Employer must pay for travel cost (incoming/return) of applicant coming to Yukon from his or her resident country, but not pay for family members/dependents travel.

Critical Impact Worker stream is available for sponsored experienced semi-skilled or unskilled occupations.


  • Possess education minimum acceptable level of education is a high school diploma.
  • Minimum 6 months work experience that match NOC skill level.
  • Have valid work/study permit throughout the YNP application assessment process.
  • Meet sufficient English or French language proficiency as per IELTS/TEF test.
  • Employers must be Permanent Residents with their registered business operating in Yukon for at least 1 year meeting labor standards.
  • Employers must pay applicants interview travel cost (incoming/return) to come to Yukon. (not pay travel cost of accompanying family/dependents)
  • Employers must offer free of charge health insurance or government health benefits to chosen applicant.

Business Nominee is for individuals who have business experience & want to start a new business or purchase/partner an existing business in Yukon.


  • Scored 65 points on Nominee Assessment Grid.
  • Scored language level 6 in IELTS or 4 in TEF.
  • Minimum 5 years of related entrepreneurial or business management experience.
  • Minimum legal investment of $500,000 in business & show min. $300,000 CAD in liquid assets (cash, bonds, cash derivatives etc.)
  • State intention to avail Yukon residency & why to operate business.