Yukon Community Pilot (YCP)
A new stream of the Yukon Nominee Program is called the Yukon Community Pilot (YCP). This pilot program was developed to meet the unique economic and labour market requirements of the Yukon.
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Yukon Community Pilot (YCP) Guide
The Yukon Nominee Program now has a new stream called the Yukon Community Pilot (YCP). The YCP was introduced in 2020 and will last for three years. You can be qualified for a 2-year location-restricted open work permit under the YCP if you have a valid Yukon nomination for permanent residence.
Note! These figures were last updated on MONDAY, 7th NOVEMBER 2022, at 3:45 PM GMT +4
Yukon Community Pilot Overview
To address the unique labour requirements of its economy, the Yukon needs qualified people. The Yukon government will extend invites to qualified workers through the Yukon Community Pilot program for the next three years to bridge skills gaps in the labour market and attract top talent to this remote region. Candidates who meet the requirements will be given a 2-year location-restricted open work visa.
This work permit:
- lets you work for up to 3 different employers in 1 of the participating Yukon communities
- is valid for 2 years
- doesn’t need a Labour Market Impact Assessment
Specific eligibility requirements apply to the Yukon Community pilot program. To be eligible for the Yukon Community Pilot Program, the immigrants must fulfil these requirements. We have the expertise to assist you in your application process in a way that maximises application approval while being cost-effective.
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Yukon Work permit eligibility
To qualify for the work permit, you must meet some specific conditions
To qualify for the work permit, you must:
- have 2 or 3 eligible job offers
- have a signed letter of support from the Government of Yukon
- meet the general requirements for a work permit
All the following conditions must be met by the jobs you’re offered:
- They must all reside in the same Yukon community that is participating.
- Each of them must total at least 30 hours of work every week (equal to a full-time job)
- They need to be perpetual
This typically means that you have regular, steady, and scheduled employment throughout the year.
- The pay must be at least as high as the minimum wage.
- Your experience must demonstrate that you can carry out the responsibilities of the jobs being offered.
You need the following paperwork before you can apply for a work permit:
- A copy of the government of Yukon’s letter of nomination stating that you have been proposed for permanent residence
- A formal letter of support from the Yukon government that reads:
- That the companies hiring you need you to start working in the neighbourhood right away
- That the employment offers are real
- The specifics of the employment offers, such as:
- Number of hours
- Job locations
- Names of the employers
The work permit application must be made online. Paper applications are not accepted.
Depending on where you are applying from, you must use specific application forms and complete specific procedures.
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The Yukon Community Pilot Program offers many advantages to immigrants, such as; no educational prerequisites. There are no language requirements (IELTS is Not required)
It can take a while to hire a foreign worker to come to Yukon. Applications for skilled workers and critical impact workers typically take 12 to 14 weeks to process once they are complete.
To qualify for the Yukon Business Nominee Program, applicants must: Obtain a Nominee Assessment Grid score of at least 65. (including a minimum of 10 points for language ability)
34,157 people make up the whole population of Yukon, with the majority residing in Whitehorse, the capital. The Yukon is a great area to live, work, and have fun. Every year, Yukon welcomes newcomers and provides excellent chances, including amiable people.
Applications for the Yukon Express Entry stream are always welcome. Eligible candidates must construct an Express Entry profile to apply to the stream. Both the candidate and the employer must provide proof of their eligibility once they have each received a legitimate job offer from a company.
Are you eligible for the Yukon Community Pilot Program?
No Educational requirements.
No Language requirements (IELTS Not required).
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