Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

AINP attracts thousands of immigrants

Alberta Nominees

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

The government of Canada and Alberta signed “The Alberta Provincial Nominee Agreement” in March 2002. It allows Alberta to nominate skilled candidates, who will meet the specific economic and industrial development needs of the province. They come to Canada as permanent immigrants.




The AINP offers options for both skilled and semi-skilled workers. You may be able to apply on your own, or with your employer.

Current AINP Streams

Strategic Recruitment Stream

Compulsory and Optional Trades Category – Applicants who are temporary foreign workers and have a valid trade certificate in a compulsory or optional trade in Alberta issued or recognized by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT).

Engineering Occupations Category – Applicants who are temporary foreign workers and have Alberta work experience in an eligible engineering occupation.

Post-Graduate Worker Category – Applicants who have a Post-Graduation Work Permit, are currently working in Alberta, and have graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution in Alberta.

Employer Driven Stream

Skilled Worker Category – Applicants who have been offered a permanent and full-time job by an Alberta employer in an eligible skilled occupation.

International Graduate Category – Applicants recently graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada, have a Post-Graduation Work Permit, and have been offered a permanent and full-time job by an Alberta employer in an eligible occupation.

Semi-Skilled Worker Category – Applicants who have been offered a permanent and full-time job by an Alberta employer in an eligible semi-skilled occupation, and you are a temporary foreign worker.

Self-Employed Farmer Stream

Applicants who have the financial resources and farm management experience to purchase and establish a farm in Alberta.

Nominations quota for 2017

The AINP is authorized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to issue a maximum of 5,500 nomination certificates for the 2017 calendar year.

Sources:

Government of Alberta

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

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