Prioritizing applications for Ukrainians

Temporary processing measures are now in place for the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) for Ukrainian nationals who apply to the program. Find out how the AAIP is responding to the crisis in Ukraine.


The Rural Renewal Stream supports the attraction and retention of newcomers to rural Alberta through a community-driven approach that supports local economic development needs and contributes to the growth of the community. The Rural Renewal Stream empowers rural communities to recruit and retain foreign nationals to live, work and settle in their communities.

Candidates can apply on their own using the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program portal.

Learn about community designationeligibility criteria, how to apply and what to do after you are nominated.

Recent changes

On September 28, 2022, religious worker and clergy occupations became eligible for the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program’s three streams for workers. Candidates must meet existing stream eligibility requirements to qualify to apply.

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