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Covid-19 Impact

The NWT Nominee Program Business Stream is pausing its intake of new applications until further notice. The intake of applications under the Employer Stream will remain open. For additional information, please visit or send your questions to
I want to nominate a foreign national

The Employer Driven Stream of the NTNP may be used by an Employer when there are no qualified Canadians or Permanent Residents available to fill a position. Employers are the ones responsible for submitting the application to nominate an eligible Foreign National that they would like to retain permanently.

I want to start, purchase or invest in a business in NWT

The Business Stream of the NTNP is designed to attract Foreign Nationals with business expertise and investment capital to settle in NWT and enhance the economic environment of the territory by starting a new business, purchasing or investing in an existing one.