Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program Applications

Operated by the Government of Alberta, in conjunction with the department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program has been created to support the province’s economic growth through work-ready immigrants. Nominated individuals, with their spouse and children, can apply for Permanent Residence to the CIC through this program. It should be noted that nominations for the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program will not be issued for the purpose of obtaining temporary work permit extensions.

AINP Eligibility For Skilled Workers

  • You are a foreign worker and have a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer
  • You are an Alberta employer wanting to retain a skilled foreign worker on a permanent, full-time basis.

AINP Eligibility For International Graduates

  • You are a recent graduate from a Canadian post-secondary institution and have a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer
  • You are an Alberta employer wanting to retain an international graduate on a permanent, full-time basis

AINP Eligibility For Semi-skilled Workers

  • You are a foreign worker and have a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer
  • You are an Alberta employer wanting to retain an eligible semi-skilled foreign worker on a permanent, full-time basis.

Eligibility Job Categories For The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program

  • Food and beverage processing industry
  • Front desk agent/clerk (Tourism)
  • Food and beverage servers and room attendants (Tourism)
  • Long-Haul Trucking industry
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Food services industry
  • Tradesperson
  • Engineer (engineer, designer, or drafter with Alberta work experience)
  • Farmer (wants to come to Alberta to establish or purchase a farming business)

Recent changes have been made to the following AINP streams and categories

NEW for the Food services Industry Pilot Project – all employers, regardless of previous approvals – qualify to apply to nominate up to 20 per cent of their total workforce, per restaurant location – available only to November 28, 2013

NEW category – Strategic Recruitment Stream now includes International Graduates in the Post-Graduate Worker Category (in addition to the International Graduate Category of the Employer-Driven Stream)

NEW Streamlined Criteria and NEW Skilled and Semi-Skilled Occupations added, including Optional Trades – Strategic Recruitment Stream, Alberta Work Experience Category – available only to November 28, 2013

NEW Streamlined Criteria – Employer-Driven Stream, Skilled Worker Category – Managers/Supervisors in the Service, Retail and Foodservice Industries AND for Plasterers, Dry wallers and Upholsterers

NEW Streamlined Criteria – Employer-Driven Stream, International Graduate Category

Contact Our Immigration Lawyers About Your AINP Application

If you are looking to come to Canada, or hire a foreign worker, under the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program then contact our immigration lawyers today and book an appointment to discuss your application, eligibility, and steps going forward. We are a law firm that is dedicated to immigration law and can greatly improve your success in the application process.

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