Yukon PNP program- Your route to Canada!

Yukon PNP

The Yukon Provincial Nominee Program or Yukon PNP (YNPP) will be a good fit if you want to move to Yukon and find a job there. Cities in Yukon, like White Horse, are expanding at a rapid rate, making the province one of the fastest-growing in Canada. So, numerous international employees searching for permanent employment find the job prospects in Yukon an enticing alternative. Additionally, nature lovers will find it to be paradise.

To help this “larger-than-life” territory’s economy, the Yukon immigration provincial program is actively seeking qualified employees and business owners worldwide.

Employers seeking to recruit a foreign national under the Yukon Nominee Program’s Skilled Worker, Express Entry, Critical Impact, or Community Program streams must demonstrate that they exhausted all available Canadian and permanent resident labor sources before turning to the program. The post will cover the steps on how to apply for Yukon PNP program and the streams included in PR for Yukon, Canada.

What is the Yukon PNP program?

A Yukon immigration provincial program certificate and the chance to apply for permanent residence in Yukon are both available to foreign nationals under the Yukon Nominee Program. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is a partner in the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) (IRCC). So, a legitimate employment offer from a provincially recognized company is one of the prerequisites for applying to this program.

Hence, the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) aims to help the Yukon government meet the demands of the Yukon labor market. For this reason, businesses in Yukon are the ones that shape the YNP.

What are the streams included in the Yukon PNP program?

As a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) gives foreigners many ways to become permanent residents of Canada. There are different ways to get into the Yukon territory:

  • Yukon Express Entry (YEE)
  • Skilled Worker Program
  • Critical Impact Worker Program
  • Yukon Business Nominee Program (YBNP)

Yukon Express Entry (YEE)


Those who have finished the Canada Express Entry process and have been accepted can apply for permanent residence in the Yukon. For this path, you need to meet the following requirements.

  • To legally work in a province, you need a job offer from a provincial employer in Groups A, O, or B of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). You also need to be accepted into one of the Canadian government’s federal economic Express Entry programs.
  • You must have a valid job seeker code and an Express Entry profile number.
  • You will have to show that your household has at least the minimum amount of money the Canadian government requires for the number of people in it.

Skilled Worker Program


So, to apply for Yukon PNP as a skilled worker, you must satisfy the following requirements.

  • A high school diploma or its foreign equivalent is required.
  • To study in Canada, you need to get your diploma and transcripts validated by an external ECA accepted there.
  • Your credentials and work history must be on par with those required for your chosen profession in the province.
  • If you don’t have at least six months of experience in a related subject, you probably shouldn’t apply.
  • An active work permit for Canada is required during the application process.
  • Proof of completion of the first year of study is required for a certificate program. Proof of completion of the first two years of study is required for a bachelor’s degree or diploma.
  • Proof of fluency in English and/or French is required.

Critical Impact Worker Program


  • You must be in a NOC (National Occupational Classification) C or D occupation.
  • The minimum education required is a high school diploma.
  • If you want to show that you’re legit in Canada, you must get your transcripts validated by an ECA.
  • Your job experience in the province must be relevant to the career you hope to pursue.
  • Evidence of your English and/or French language skills is required.

Yukon Business Nominee Program (YBNP)


You need to fulfill the following requirements to apply for Yukon Business Nominee Program:

  • You must show you have what it takes to launch and sustain a firm.
  • You must be able to demonstrate that you meet the minimum net worth standards necessary to invest in the purchase and/or establishment of a business in the province.
  • To qualify for the provincial nominee program, you need to score 65 or above.
  • You require an IELTS score of 6 or higher and a TEF score of 4 or higher to demonstrate proficiency in English and French, respectively.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in business management or ownership is necessary.
  • Working in a field relevant to the one in which you intend to engage for a minimum of five years is a prerequisite for launching a new firm.
  • You need a minimum net worth of CAD 500,000.

How to apply for the Yukon PNP program?

  • Complete an application for the Yukon Provincial Nominee Program.
  • Your program application must be submitted either in person or by mail.
  • If selected from a pool of applicants, you’ll need to provide documentation to back up the facts you included in your application.
  • An in-person interview takes place in Yukon with the candidate.
  • The province will back the applicant’s application for a work visa with the federal government if their proposed firm is deemed viable.
  • To meet the province’s two-year criteria, the applicant must relocate to Canada and manage the company from there.
  • After that, the candidate can apply for permanent residency.


Thus, businesses in Yukon are always on the lookout for qualified workers, and immigration officials are on the lookout for innovative companies that can help grow the economy and improve the quality of life in the territory. Most people who want to immigrate to Canada want to go to British Columbia or Ontario, two particularly well-known regions. A less well-known Canadian PNP, such as the Yukon Nominee Program, may provide an unobstructed route to PR.

For more PNP related articles, please visit Swagatham Canada’s provincial nominee’s section.

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