Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program - AINP
The AINP is an immigration program operated by the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Human Services in conjunction with the Government of Canada’s department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). The AINP is a permanent resident application, those who will be issued nomination certificates will not be issued Temporary residents work Visa, nor can this document be used to extend existing work permits.
The AINP has different streams namely:
Skilled worker or Alberta employer
This are for foreign workers who has a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer in a skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, B) or for Alberta employers who wants to retain a skilled foreign worker on a permanent, full-time basis.
International graduate or Alberta employer
Individuals who graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution and have a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer in a skilled occupation (NOC 0, A, B)
You are an Alberta employer wanting to retain an international graduate on a permanent, full-time basis
Semi-skilled worker or Alberta employer
You are a foreign worker and have a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer in an eligible semi-skilled occupation (NOC C or D).
You are an Alberta employer wanting to retain an eligible semi-skilled foreign worker on a permanent, full-time basis.
Please note: only select occupations from the following industries are eligible:
Food and beverage processing industry
Hotel and lodging industry:
+ Food and beverage servers and room attendants
+ Front desk agent/clerk
Long-Haul Trucking industry
Foodservices industry (pilot project)
You are a tradesperson who has an Alberta Qualification Certificate in a Compulsory or Optional Trade.
You are an engineer, designer or drafter with Alberta work experience.
You are a farmer who wants to come to Alberta to establish or purchase a farming business.