Immigrate to Canada through the Yukon Communities Pilot

The Yukon Community Pilot is a new stream of the Yukon Provincial Program. YCP started in 2020 and will continue for 3 years. If you are eligible for permanent residence on behalf of the Yukon Province, you may be eligible for a two-year open work visa with location restrictions through the YCP.

Tips about work visa

This work visa has the following features:

It allows you to work with up to 3 employers in one of the Yukon participating regions.

It is valid for 2 years.

Does not require a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

Regions participating in the Yukon Communities Pilot include:


Watson Lake

Dawson City

Haines Junction



More details about work visa

IRCC will issue open work visas to those foreign nationals who have a mandatory workplace restriction (limited to the territories participating in the Yukon Plan). These work visas are valid for two years from the decision date or the date of entry into Canada, or until the expiration date of the travel documents; Each has an earlier maturity. The application for a work visa must be submitted electronically. It is not possible to apply for a YCP work visa at the Canadian border.

An open work visa can also be issued to the spouse or legal partner of the main applicant. This work visa will be issued only if the main applicant is employed in at least one of the occupations with NOC code 0 or level A or B, the main applicant’s workplace is limited to the same region and his employment is valid for a maximum of 2 years. be

Requirements for a work visa

To get a work visa, it is necessary to meet the following conditions:

You must have 2 or 3 valid job offers.

You must have a signed letter of recommendation from the Yukon government.

Meet the general conditions for obtaining a work visa.

Job offer conditions

The proposed jobs must have all the following conditions:

They should all be located in only one of the regions participating in this plan.

Must include a total of at least 30 hours of work per week (equivalent to a full-time job)

Must not be seasonal (generally, this means you have a permanent job with regular pay throughout the year.)

Its wages must be equal to or higher than the minimum wage.

Your work experience must prove your ability to perform the duties of the proposed job.

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