Northwest Territories PNP Express Entry (NTNP)

The Northwest Territories PNP (NTNP) is the official Provincial Nominee Program under Canadian Immigration. People who wish to go to the Northwest Territories in Canada need to apply to the Northwest Territories PNP Express Entry System. For being eligible to apply to the Northwest Territories PNP Express Entry pool the candidate needs to score the required points on the NTNP points assessment grid which will help the Candidates to obtain immigration points for Northwest territories pnp eligibility which also speeds up the Northwest Territories pnp processing time.

The Northwest Territories have vast unexplored forestlands and a tiny population of only 40,000 people living there. Its economy consists of a variety of geological resources that include diamonds, gold, petroleum, and natural gas. The state’s capital city Yellowknife is located on the shore of the Great Slave Lake and is an industrial hub for tons of local workers. Apart from being the industrial hub Yellowknife is also a very scenic town and has ample of opportunities for recreation.

The Northwest Territories PNP (NTNP) has categories and streams in it that enable highly educated and skilled foreign nationals to be able to immigrate to the state of Northwest Territories under the Expression of Interest model where their profiles are listed in the Northwest Territories pnp express entry pool. Candidates applying to for the same are assessed based on various factors which help in determining their eligibility for obtaining the Northwest Territories Provincial Nomination Certificate under the provincial nominee program which later helps in obtaining a permanent residency in Canada.

How to Apply?

Candidates willing to immigrate to the Northwest territories can apply for immigration under the following schemes that the Northwest Territories offers for immigration:

  1. Northwest Territories PNP Express Entry
  2. Employer Driven Program
  3. Business Driven Program

Northwest Territories PNP Express Entry Stream

People who are eligible to submit their profiles to the Northwest Territories PNP Express entry pool need to apply under one of the following programs :

  1. Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
  2. Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
  3. Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Candidates can check for all the skilled high in demand occupations from the NWT Occupations list 2018.

Employer Driven Program

The employer-driven program has two substreams for the immigrating to the Northwest Territories. The candidates can apply through the following streams:

Critical Impact Worker Stream

For immigration under the Northwest Territories PNP (NTNP)’s critical impact worker stream all the applications that have a permanent and valid job offer for employment in a semi-skilled or unskilled occupation from a designated NWT employer. Also, the applicants should have work experience of working in the position for at least six months in Northwest Territories.

Skilled Worker Stream

For immigration under the Northwest Territories PNP (NTNP)’s Skilled worker stream, all the applicants with a permanent and valid job offer from a designated employer in NWT on a skilled position are deemed as eligible for applying under this stream.

Business Driven Program

The business-driven program has two substreams for the immigrating to the Northwest Territories. The candidates can apply through the following streams:

Entrepreneur Stream

For immigration to the Northwest Territories under the Entrepreneur Stream all the people who are entrepreneurs/ owners-operators of a business and wish to open a business in the Northwest Territories can apply under this stream regardless the sector of the business meaning that business in all economic sectors can apply but the business that produces a new product or service that will benefit the province are given priority.

Self Employed Stream

NOTE: The Self Employed Stream of the NTNP Business Driven Program is permanently closed.

For more information regarding the eligibility requirements for all NTNP immigration streams check the Northwest Territories Occupation list 2018 and the Northwest Territories Points Calculator 2018.

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