Northwest Territories Nominee Program
The Northwest Territories (NWT) is one of three territories in Canada, located between Yukon and Nunavut. It’s well-known for its beautiful forests and national parks. It has a population of 40,000, with most people living in its capital, Yellowknife. The economy of the territory is dominated by diamond mining and oil production.
The Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP) is designed for immigrants with the appropriate skills and experience required by the territory. Successful candidates in the NTNP can obtain the Northwest Territory Nomination Certificate, which will allow a foreign citizen to apply for permanent residence in Canada.
The Northwest Territories Nominee Program consists of several streams:
- Northwest Territories Express Entry
- Employer Driven Program
- Business Driven Program
Northwest Territories Express Entry
This stream is designed for individuals who are registered in the Express Entry system and who meet the requirements for one of the three federal immigration programs (Federal Skilled Workers, Federal Skilled Trades, or Canadian Experience Class)
Employer Driven Program
This program has two streams:
- Critical Impact Worker Stream
- Skilled Worker Stream
Critical Impact Worker Stream
This stream is designed for candidates who have received a job offer for a semi-qualified or unqualified position from an employer in the Northwest Territories. Upon submission, candidates must have already worked in their respective positions in the Northwest Territories for at least six months.
Skilled Worker Stream
This stream is designed for candidates who have received a job offer for a qualified position from an employer in the Northwest Territories.
Business Driven Program
The Business Driven Program has two streams:
- Entrepreneur Stream
- Self Employed Stream
This stream is designed for entrepreneurs and/or business owners who wish to start up a business in the Northwest Territories
Self Employed Stream
This stream is designed for entrepreneurs who intend to start up a business that will provide services that are in demand in the Northwest Territories.