The Northwest Territories is not technically a Canadian province, it is a territory that has one of the largest surface areas and a slightly warmer climate than Canada’s other territories. The Northwest Territories are not very densely populated, which means there are opportunities for foreign workers seeking employment. Here are some of the ways to qualify for Canada permanent residency under the Northwest Territories PNP.

Northwest Territories PNP Skilled Worker Stream

Foreign nationals with a valid job offer in a skilled occupation from an employer in the Northwest Territories and who meet the requirements for the position may qualify for this stream. In order to make a valid offer of employment that can be used by the applicant to qualify under this Northwest Territories PNP stream, the employer must be able to demonstrate that:

Requirements for a valid offer of employment NTPNP: 

  • They have an available position and a candidate they want to nominate
  • They must be in good standing with the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) for Nunavut and the Northwest Territories and the Employment Standards Office
  • They have been in operation for at least one year in a registered business
  • They tried to recruit among Canadians and permanent residents for the position and they must submit a summary of their results
  • They must submit a positive Labour Market Opinion (LMO)
  • Complete Section 1.C of the Skilled Worker Application Form if they do not have a copy of their LMO.