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Express Entry Provincial Nominee

Province of Northwest Territories

Minimum requirements

To be nominated by a province and substantially increase Express Entry CRS, the applicant must have a valid Express Entry profile, meets and maintains minimum requirements of either Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades or Canadian Experience Class stream

Job offer
For occupations under TEER
category 0, 1, 2 or 3
Work experience
1 year work experience within the last 10 years
CLB 7 for TEER category 0, 1 occupations
CLB 5 for TEER category 2, 3 occupations
Work permit
Valid, not including implied status or restoration
Express Entry profile
Meet and maintain at least one stream of Express Entry program

Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee the applicant will receive the invitation.
Applicant and employer must meet recruitment requirements to be nominated.

Application process

Process timeline of preparing and reviewing the application
between applicant with Provincial and Federal Government

Open Express Entry Profile
Stage 1

Submit an Express Entry profile to IRCC when eligible with Northwest Territories as the destination. The profile is scored and ranked.Profile valid for 12 months

Nomination submission
Stage 2

Applicant and employer create a PNP profile and submit required documents to NTNP Online when all requirements are met.

Decision of Nomination
Stage 3

Application approved, the applicant receives a Nomination Certificate to update their Express Entry profile and receive additional points.Province reviews in 10 weeks

Federal invitation
Stage 4

Applicant having a higher CRS score or same CRS score with the profile created earlier will receive invitation to apply.
Profiles are selected every 2 weeks

Get PR Status
Stage 5

Application approved, the applicant gets Permanent Resident status after landing or confirming on IRCC Portal.IRCC reviews in 6 months

o has submitted their application to IRCC before the expiry of work permit may apply for a work permit extension to continue working legally.

Success factors

Crucial elements affect the decision

Settlement fund
Canadian work experience
Work experience
Management experience
Employer supports
Occupation in Canada
Job position
Field study in Canada
Employer Letter of Support
Community referral letter
Farm experience
Job offer
Business proposal
Residential area
Provincial nomination
Express Entry profile
Provincial invitation
Education in Canada


Benefits the applicant and their accompanying family members are entitled to when becoming permanent residents


The immigration application includes the applicant's spouse and children

Work and study
Work and study

Keep working legally with the letter of support for work permit renewal


Access to high-quality modern public health care as same as Canadian


Free or lower tuition for children depends on the level of education


Access to social benefits as same as Canadian

Mobility right
Mobility right

Live and work anywhere under Permanent Resident status


Ability to sponsor relatives if the conditions are met


Ability to obtain citizenship if residency conditions are met

Specific requirements

Important requirements the applicant should note

Basic requirements

  • Have a valid work permit, unless under exceptional circumstances (must consult with the province)
  • Hồ sơ ứng tuyển còn hiệu lực, đủ và duy trì điều kiện 1 trong 3 chương trình của Express Entry (Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades hoặc Canadian Experience Class)


  • Foreign education credential(s) must be assessed by Educational Credential Assessment
  • Licence to practice or membership in the provincial regulatory bodies, if working in regulated occupations

Work experience

  • At least 1 year of full-time work experience within the last 10 years

Job offer

  • Permanent full-time (37.5 hours per week) under TEER category 0, 1, 2 or 3 occupations with the wage that is comparable, meets or exceeds the median wage of the same occupation in the province (or Yukon, North Alberta, Alberta, Canada if the information is not available)


Minimum CLB 7 (TEER category 0 or 1) or CLB 5 (TEER category 2 or 3) if the job offer is under NOC C, assessed by 1 of 4 language proficiency tests within the last 2 years:


  • Operate by Canadian or Permanent Resident
  • Have the business registered as a permanently established organization
  • Operate at least 1 consecutive year in the province
  • Fully comply with federal and provincial laws and regulations in employment, labor, immigration
  • Demonstrate enough efforts of hiring Canadian or Permanent Residents before offering the position
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