Northwest Territories Self-employed Business
This stream of the Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP) is designed to attract professionals who can provide a service that is in demand in the Northwest Territories, by establishing business outlets or professional practices.
Applicants must meet the requirements listed below to be eligible to apply under the Northwest Territories Self-employed Business Stream:
- Have a profession that is identified as a professional skill shortage.
- Satisfy any certification or accreditation requirements for the particular profession or occupation.
- Demonstrate access to sufficient financial resources to start and operate the professional practice and to support themselves and any dependents for a period of six months.
The applicant must also be prepared to conduct an exploratory visit to Northwest Territories to be able to provide documented assessment of business opportunities and general knowledge of the NWT.