Critical Impact Worker Category: Northwest Territories Nominee Program!

Under the Critical Impact worker Category of the Northwest Territories Nominee Program, the employers of the province can nominate international skilled workers to fill up the positions which otherwise could not be filled with local Canadians. The category enables Northwest Territories employers to hire foreign talents to serve the provincial labor market. Below are a few of the eligibility criteria set by the NTNP for this category:

Eligibility criteria for employers:

  • Only registered employers are allowed to hire international skilled workers under the Critical Impact Worker category.
  • Employers must demonstrate that they tried to look for Canadian permanent residents/citizens to fill the positions, which are finally offered to international workers.
  • Employers must possess a Labor Market Opinion.

Eligibility criteria for applicants:

  • Applicants of the Critical Impact worker category are required to have a guaranteed, permanent, regular employment offer from an employer based in Northwest Territories. The jobs offered must fall under the occupation levels of ‘C’ or ‘D’ of the NOC Matrix.
  • Applicants must have temporary work permits. They must also have worked in the position for at least six months.
  • Applicants must have adequate financial/settlement supports in the province.
  • Applicants must have necessary language skills to be employed in Northwest Territories.
  • Applicants must no be asylum claimants.

To know more about the Critical Impact Worker Category of the NTNP, contact an Immigration and Visa Consultant!

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