Located amid the other two Canadian territories, Northwest Territories (NWT) is the second-largest and most populous territory of Canada. The extensive landscape of these territories is enclosed with forests, mountains, Arctic tundra, and islands in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The economy of NWT leverages its natural resources including, natural gas, gold, and petroleum.
With a population of almost 45,000 residents on acres of land, the NWT faces a constant need for workers in various economic activities, such as mining, construction, tourism, transport, energy and resources, and others.
The regional capital of the NWT, Yellowknife, contributes to the core of administrative, economic, and cultural activities. Despite its isolated location, the capital city boasts various infrastructural facilities such as medical services, schools, cultural amenities, an airport, telecommunications coverage, and the only public transit system among all three territories.
Through the Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP), the territory invites newcomers to apply for permanent residency in Canada. The NTNP targets potential immigrants with the relevant skills and experience required in the territory. Successful applicants obtain a Northwest Territories Provincial Nomination Certificate, and hereafter nominated foreign nationals can apply for permanent resident status with the Canadian government.
The Northwest Territories Provincial Nominee Program (NTNP) has two programs to invite applications for permanent residence in the province. Make home Canada has listed available streams under these programs so that you can determine if NTNP is the right option for you.
- Northwest Territories Employer Driven Program
- Express Entry Skilled Worker Stream
- Skilled Worker Stream
- Critical Impact Worker
- Northwest Territories Business Immigration Program
- Business Stream