Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
The AINP is an economic immigration program in Canada that facilitates the individuals to apply for permanent residence in Alberta. The candidates who want to apply for AINP must have skills and job-experience to fill job vacancies in Alberta’s labour market. Individuals with the intention of starting a business in Alberta can also apply under Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. This program is regulated by the government of Alberta and Canada.
If you are successfully nominated through the AINP, you can send permanent residence application to the federal government together with your spouse or common-law partner, and dependent children.
The permanent resident applications are managed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. The federal government makes final decisions on these applications.
There are different AINP Streams you can get nominated for:
Streams For Workers
There are 2 AINP streams for the foreign workers who are living and working in Alberta, and planning to continue their stay and work:
Alberta Opportunity Stream: This stream is for the qualified individuals who live and work in Alberta and already have a new job offer from an employer in Alberta. If you qualify under this criteria, you can apply for an AINP nomination.
Alberta Express Entry Stream: This stream is for qualified individuals who have an Express Entry profile and qualify to be invited by AINP to apply for nomination for permanent residence.
Streams for Business Owners or Entrepreneurs
There are 3 AINP streams for the foreign entrepreneurs who are planning to live in Alberta and start a business here:
International Graduate Entrepreneur Immigration Stream: This AINP scheme is for the international graduates of approved Alberta post-secondary institutions and want to start a business or buy an existing business. If you qualify under this criteria, you can submit an Expression of Interest (EOI).
Self-Employed Farmer Stream: This stream is for the experienced farmers who intend to buy or start a farm in Alberta. If you qualify under this stream, you can apply for the PR program in Canada through AINP.
Foreign Graduate Start-Up Visa Stream: This stream is for the foreign graduates from outside of Canada. If you qualify under this stream, you can apply for the PR program in Canada through AINP.
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