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How to get Yukon open work permit as per the Yukon Community Pilot Program (YCP)?

For Yukon Immigration, if the applicant has a valid provincial nomination, they should get a two-year location restricted open work permit under the Yukon Community Pilot (YCP) program. The program is designed to help provide the applicants with flexibility so that they are not tied to a specific employer but a community. the applicant needs to have minimum working hours as per the open work permit but not with the same employer.

Yukon has been capturing the hearts of millions of people. It is a territory in northwest Canada and very sparsely popularly. Home to Canada's highest peak and glaciers, Yukon is very rich in natural minerals and resources. Hence, it has attracted many immigrants in the past and continues to be a major attraction for modern settlement. The applicants can immigrate to Yukon with the permanent residency through the Yukon immigration pilot program.

The participating communities in the Yukon are –

A well-established and renowned Asian country is known for its versatility and multi- cultural community with a highly accessible transportation system. A few of the reasons which make Yukon one of the best places in the world are-

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  • image/svg+xml Carmacks
  • image/svg+xml Dawson City
  • image/svg+xml Haines Junction
  • image/svg+xml Watson lake
  • image/svg+xml Whitehorse

The Government of Yukon doesn't work recruit on behalf of businesspeople in Yukon, but the applicants can get jobs in Yukon and become permanent residency holders if you apply through the following programs-

  • image/svg+xml Yukon Express Entry
  • image/svg+xml Yukon Skilled worker
  • image/svg+xml Yukon Critical Impact worker
  • image/svg+xml Yukon Business Nominee program

Every stream of Yukon will have its eligibility criteria - Yukon express entry is linked to the Federal Express Entry system, the Yukon Skilled worker selects applicants in NOC O, A and B with IELTS score of minimum six bands and Yukon Critical Impact worker is for skilled workers in NOC category C and D and minimum six months’ experience is mandatory for qualification. Finally, for the Yukon Business Nominee program, the applicant should have a net worth of at least CAD 5,00,000 and Invest at least CAD 3000000 in capital investments.

The Yukon Community Pilot (YCP) program

As per the Yukon Province's rules and guidelines, if the applicant has a valid nomination, he/she is eligible for the two-year location restricted open work permit under YCP.

Recently in 2020, The Yukon Community Pilot (YCP) Program was launched. Yukon Community Pilot ( YCP) is a latest stream of the Yukon Nominee Program. It is a territorial Permanent residency stream that has a work permit component. It is launched by Canada's Northern Territory of Yukon. The pilot program aims to attract immigrants.

The Yukon Nominee program has an innovative approach here. The immigration aspirants with the nomination can gain a special kind of work permit where they can work with different kinds of employers in Yukon and also participated in the community. The Pilot's run at present is from January 2020 to June 2023.

After getting the permanent residency, the applicants will have to wait for a year's time to get their permanent residency application processed. During this time, the applicant can apply for a closed work permit through one of the PNP streams so that they can work for a single employer in the province while they are waiting for their decision for the PR.

The Yukon Community Pilot (YCP) program provides the applicant with flexibility as instead of been stuck with one employer, work permits are tied to a specific community; thus, the candidate has the option to work with multiple employers and also take up part-time jobs to support themselves.

The program is highly innovative and is part of different innovative programs that have been designed to help the immigrations. Some of these Programs are - Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, the Rural, and Northern Immigration Pilot program and the Ontario Regional Pilot.

What is the eligibility criterion for the Yukon Community Pilot (YCP) program?

Yukon open work permit is a step after getting the provincial nomination through the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP). If you have the nomination, then you can apply for a community-based work permit through the YCP. In such a case, the applicants need to meet the following requirements –

  • image/svg+xml The job location should be such that the candidate should be able to participate in the Community in Yukon.
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