The Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP) is a collection of immigration pathways that provides an opportunity for foreign nationals to become Canadian permanent residents. With over one million square kilometers of land and a population of just over 40,000 people, the Northwest Territories offer a wealth of immigration opportunities for foreign workers and entrepreneurs.
The NTNP is divided into three categories, and each category has specific eligibility criteria, application requirements, and procedures:
Northwest Territories Express Entry
Northwest Territories Express Entry is for skilled workers in the federal Express Entry pool who have a job offer from an eligible Northwest Territories employer. The stream provides an opportunity for an accelerated permanent residence application.
The Northwest Territories Employer Driven
The Northwest Territories Employer Driven streams target foreign nationals with experience in occupations classified as National Occupational Classification (NOC) Skill Level 0, A, B, C, or D, and a full-time, permanent job offer from a qualified employer. The Employer Driven streams are divided into two categories:
The Northwest Territories Business Driven streams
The Northwest Territories Business Driven streams provide opportunities for business owners and entrepreneurs wishing to create a new business in the Northwest Territories. The program accepts applications from all economic sectors, but businesses that offer a significant benefit to the Northwest Territories economy or introduce a new product are given priority when applying for provincial nomination. The Business Driven streams are divided into two categories:
To be eligible for the Northwest Territories Nominee Program, applicants must meet the specific requirements of the category they are applying under. The application process for each category is different and requires the submission of various documents, such as proof of language proficiency, education, work experience, and a business plan for the Business Driven streams.
In conclusion, the Northwest Territories Nominee Program is an excellent opportunity for foreign nationals to become Canadian permanent residents. The program targets skilled workers, entrepreneurs, and business owners with different categories and eligibility criteria. Potential applicants should carefully review the specific requirements and application procedures for the category they are interested in before applying.