Starting a business in Yukon gives you access to an abundance of resources and a terrain that is still largely untapped for business innovation. The Government of Yukon has identified the film, forestry, technology, mining, oil, gas and tourism sectors as the primary business sectors of the province.

Yukon Business Nominee Program

Personal requirementsYou must:

  • score at least 65 on the points assessment grid;
  • have graduated from high school;
  • have three years of experience as an entrepreneur or business manager;
  • have five years of relevant work experience;
  • not be a refugee;
  • no pending applications for any other provincial or territorial nominee program;
  • you must have a minimum net worth of $500,000 CAD, at least $300,000 needs to be in liquid assets;
  • have the intention to permanently settle in Yukon;
  • hold a position in your company that is listed under National Occupational level 0 or A; and
  • be able to show that you can make a minimum $300,000 investment in capital.
Business requirementsYour business must:

  • be new or purchased from previous owners;
  • be managed by you;
  • not be a passive investment; and
  • be part of one of the following sectors:
    • information technology;
    • manufacturing;
    • value-added processing;
    • forestry;
    • tourism products, attractions, services and facilities;
    • energy;
    • mining or mineral development;
    • agriculture;
    • cultural industries; or

Free Immigration Assessment

Find out your options for visa by completing a free online assessment.

Open chat
1
Hello Dear
How can i help you?