Alberta Immigration Nominee Program (AINP)

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A Canadian province rich in natural beauty and resources – Alberta

Alberta is located in Western Canada and comes in one of Canada’s fastest-growing economies and also the home of two of Canada’s largest cities, Calgary and Edmonton. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) is the provincial nomination program of Alberta through which the prospective and eligible immigrants with appropriate skills and work experience needed by the province may receive a nomination certificate. This nomination program consists of three main immigration streams:

Alberta Opportunity Stream

The Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS) is a pathway to Canadian permanent residence for foreign nationals working in Alberta in an eligible occupation and international graduates who have completed their studies at an approved Alberta post-secondary institution and have a valid job offer.

Learn more about the eligibility requirements for the Alberta Opportunity Stream.


Alberta Express Entry Stream

The Alberta Expres Entry stream allows the government of Alberta to nominate the limited number of eligible candidates from the government of Canada’s Express Entry Pool. A successfully nominated candidate will get an additional 600 points in the Comprehensive Ranking System of Express Entry.

Learn more about the eligibility requirements for the Alberta Express Entry Stream.


Alberta Self-Employed Farmer Stream

The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) Self-Employed Farmer Stream aims to allow individuals with farming experience and personal funds to purchase and develop a farm in Alberta and plan to live in Alberta with permanent residence in order to purchase and manage their farming business.

Learn more about the eligibility requirements for the Alberta Self-Employed Farmer Stream.


Category/Stream Aligned with Express Entry? Job Offer Required? Current Status
Express Entry Yes No Open
Opportunity Stream No Yes Open
Self-Employed Farmer No No Open


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