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 Northwest Territories 

Northwest Territories-Skilled Worker View

Requirements

  • Nominee Applicants currently in Canada must have legal status to work and must have a valid work permit for the duration of the application process. 
  • Must provide valid results from a language test administered by a designated testing agency. The accepted tests are IELTS General Training or CELPIP General for English and TEF for French:
    • NOC 0 and A: CLB 7 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF.
    • NOC B: CLB 5 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF.
  • Nominee Applicants must also satisfy the Nominee Program that they intend to settle permanently in the Northwest Territories.
  • Nominee Applicant must have the required certification or accreditation for the occupation based on the Employer’s job description, the job advertisements (if applicable) and the employment requirements of National Occupational Classification’s (NOC)0, A and B. 

Procedure

  • All application packages are pre-screened by the online application system to determine if all mandatory fields have been completed. Incomplete applications will not be submitted into the system for assessment.
  • Employers applying to nominate a Nominee Applicant with an open work permit (under the International Mobility Program) and without submitting a positive LMIA, must instead submit the job advertising requirements.
  • Each application will undergo an assessment to determine the impacts that nominating a Nominee Applicant is likely to have on the Northwest Territories labour market.
  • during the assessment of an application, program staff request further information, documentation and/or clarification, an email will be sent to the Employer and/or Authorized Representative and a 14 calendar day deadline will be given to submit what is requested.
  • When an application is approved, a formal letter (also known as a nomination certificate) will be sent by email to the Employer, Nominee Applicant and/or Authorized Representative, which indicates that the application has been approved. The letter (also known as a nomination certificate) provides the approved Nominee with instructions to submit their application for permanent residency to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada within the validation period for the nomination. The validation period is six (6) months for the Skilled Worker/ Express Entry category from the date the nomination approval was issued.

Northwest Territories-Entry Level/Semi-Skilled Occupations View

Requirements

  • Nominee Applicants being supported under the Entry Level/Semi-Skilled Occupations stream, NOC skill levels C and D, must undergo mandatory language testing and achieve a minimum language standard of the Canadian Language Benchmark Level 4
  • Nominee Applicants currently in Canada must have legal status to work and must have a valid work permit for the duration of the application process.
  • Nominee Applicants must also satisfy the Nominee Program that they intend to settle permanently in the Northwest Territories.
  • Nominee Applicant must have the required certification or accreditation for the occupation based on the Employer’s job description, the job advertisements (if applicable) and the employment requirements of National Occupational Classification’s (NOC)C and D
  • Nominee Applicant must have worked in the same position with their nominating Employer for a minimum of six months immediately prior to submitting an application.

Procedure

  • All application packages are pre-screened by the online application system to determine if all mandatory fields have been completed. Incomplete applications will not be submitted into the system for assessment.
  • Employers applying to nominate a Nominee Applicant with an open work permit (under the International Mobility Program) and without submitting a positive LMIA, must instead submit the job advertising requirements.
  • Each application will undergo an assessment to determine the impacts that nominating a Nominee Applicant is likely to have on the Northwest Territories labour market.
  • during the assessment of an application, program staff request further information, documentation and/or clarification, an email will be sent to the Employer and/or Authorized Representative and a 14 calendar day deadline will be given to submit what is requested.
  • When an application is approved, a formal letter (also known as a nomination certificate) will be sent by email to the Employer, Nominee Applicant and/or Authorized Representative, which indicates that the application has been approved. The letter (also known as a nomination certificate) provides the approved Nominee with instructions to submit their application for permanent residency to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada within the validation period for the nomination. The validation period is six (6) months for the Skilled Worker/ Express Entry category from the date the nomination approval was issued.

 

Northwest Territories-Business Stream View

Requirements

  • Applicants must be able to commit to one of the following investments:  
    • a minimum of $300,000 CDN equity to start or buy a business within Yellowknife; or
    • a minimum of $150,000 CDN equity to start or buy a business outside Yellowknife.
  • You must also provide proof that you have a personal net worth of: 
    • at least $500,000 CDN to start or buy a business within Yellowknife; or
    • at least $250,000 CDN to start or buy a business outside Yellowknife.
  • Once you are formally accepted into the program, you must also provide a good faith deposit of $75,000 CDN to the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment.
  • You must demonstrate you own at least 33.3% of the business, unless your personal equity investment is at least $1,000,000 CDN, in which case you may own less.
  • You need to achieve a proficiency of level 4 against the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB 4) in English or the equivalent language level against the Niveaux de competence linquistique Canadiens (NCLC) in French.
  • You need to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the NWT and its economy and which businesses will bring significant economic benefit to the territory.
  • You must be able to make at least one in-person business trip to the NWT to gain knowledge about the territory’s business environment.
  • You need to have the necessary experience and education to successfully implement your proposed business plan.

Procedure

  • 查看申请要求,确认达到资格标准。
  • 到西北地区进行为期至少4个工作日的商务考察,旅游天数不算作商务考察天数。考察期间与西北地区省提名官员会面,进行1次或多次面试。
  •  在面试前1天,申请人要提交商业计划。面试的目的是了解申请人的商业计划在西北地区是否可行,以及考察申请人的经商能力、工作经验、沟通表达能力等。
  • 面试后,西北地区省提名官员会告诉申请人面试结果,如果面试通过,申请人需要在60天内递交如下文件:
    • 其在西北地区的商业理念摘要,以及准备进行的投资概要。
    • 对西北地区商务考察的调查结果摘要。
  • 如果西北地区旅游投资管理局满意你的申请,会发送邀请给你。
  • 收到邀请后,申请人签署一份商业绩效协议书。支付7.5万加币的保证金。之后西北地区会给你发一封可以用来申请加拿大工作许可的支持信,工作许可允许你全家到西北地区创业、工作、生活2年。

Northwest Territories-Express Entry View

Requirements

 

  • Have a profile registered in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry system
  • Nominee Applicants currently in Canada must have legal status to work and must have a valid work permit for the duration of the application process. 
  • Must provide valid results from a language test administered by a designated testing agency. The accepted tests are IELTS General Training or CELPIP General for English and TEF for French:
    • NOC 0 and A: CLB 7 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF.
    • NOC B: CLB 5 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF.
  • Nominee Applicants must also satisfy the Nominee Program that they intend to settle permanently in the Northwest Territories.
  • Nominee Applicant must have the required certification or accreditation for the occupation based on the Employer’s job description, the job advertisements (if applicable) and the employment requirements of National Occupational Classification’s (NOC)0, A and B. 

Procedure

Create your Express Entry profile

If you’re eligible, the tool will send you to your online account to fill out an Express Entry profile.

  1. Follow the instructions to create an account (if you don’t already have one).
  2. Enter your personal reference code when it prompts you to (only if you have one).
  3. Enter your personal details.
  4. Create or sign in to your account
  5. To complete your profile, you’ll need: information from certain documents (for example, language test results); your National Occupational Classification (NOC) job title and code
  6. You may exit the profile at any time. Your information will be saved in your account.
  7. You have 60 days to complete and submit your Express Entry profile. Otherwise, you’ll have to start again.
  8. Once you’ve filled out your profile, you can submit it online. We’ll figure out which immigration program you’re eligible for under Express Entry.