Yukon Nominee Program: How to hire Filipino Workers in Yukon

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Canadian employers in the province of Yukon can apply to the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) to hire Filipino workers when their companies are unable to fill permanent full time positions with Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

The Government of Yukon does not recruit of Filipino workers for Canadian employers.

Canadian employers from must first seek approval from the Government of Yukon to hire Filipino workers.

Filipino workers can bring their spouse or common law partners as well as their qualified dependent children who are under the age of 18 to live with them in Yukon.

Spouses and common law partners as well as qualified dependent children must all meet the minimum requirements of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Filipino workers cannot apply under the YNP if they have a current refugee application with IRCC.

Filipino workers also cannot apply under the YNP if they do not have a valid job offer in the province of Yukon.


  1. Find out which YNP nomination stream you can apply to
  2. Make sure that you meet the minimum eligibility requirements
  3. Submit your application to the YNP

The Government of Yukon will nominate qualified Filipino workers to the Government of Canada for permanent residency.

The nomination will allow Filipino workers to submit an application for permanent residency for themselves as well as their qualified dependents under the YNP.

The Government of Canada will then process the permanent residency application.

The Government of Canada makes the final decision to grant permanent residency, not the Government of Yukon.


Filipino workers don’t need to hire immigration consultants or lawyers to apply under the YNP.

Before you choose to hire an immigration consultant or lawyer, you should know that everything you need (including application forms) is available online at the official Government of Yukon website.

Hiring immigration consultants or lawyers does not improve you chances at a successful application.

Immigration consultants and lawyers cannot guarantee a successful application.

The Government of Yukon does not have any special arrangements with any immigration consultants or lawyers.

Immigration consultants and lawyers need to have an Authority to Release form signed by the Filipino worker to be able to transact with the Government of Yukon.

You can get a copy to the Authority to Release form by email or telephone.


Canadian employers are responsible for choosing which nomination stream they should apply under based on the National Occupation Classification (NOC) code for the position they are trying to fill.

The available nomination streams are:

  1. Express Entry

    For NOC 0, A or B, Filipino workers must also meet the minimum requirements of the Government of Canada to be able to be nominated under this stream.
  2. Skilled Worker Program

    Canadian employers can nominate Filipino workers under this stream for NOC 0, A and B categories
  3. Critical Impact Worker Program

    Canadian employers can nominate Filipino workers under this stream for the NOC C and D categories.

Canadian employers interested in hiring Filipino workers who still have questions about the application process can contact the Government of Yukon at:

[email protected]
(867) 667-5131 and 1 (800) 661-0408


NOC Skill Type 0 are management jobs such as restaurant managers, mine managers and fishing shore captains.


NOC Skill Level A are professional jobs that require university degrees like doctors, dentists and architects.


NOC Skill Level B are technical jobs and skilled trades that require college diplomas or certified training such as chefs, plumbers and electricians.

Want to know how much air fare is to Yukon? Click here : http://bit.ly/Airfare_to_Yukon

One of the first things you have to do in Yukon is get yourself a Driver’s License. Click here: http://bit.ly/Yukon_Drivers_Licence

Want to know more about the Yukon Nominee Program? Click here: http://bit.ly/Yukon_Nominee_Program

We’ve put together a great step-by-step guide to the YNP. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/step_by_step_Yukon_Nominee_Program

How long does it take to process an application under the YNP? Find out here: http://bit.ly/YNP_Processing_Time

What are the requirements for the YNP? Click here: http://bit.ly/YNP_eligibility_requirements

You need money to sponsor your family to join you in Canada. Find out how much: http://bit.ly/Proof_Of_Funds

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