Streams for workers

The AINP has 2 streams for foreign workers who are living and working in Alberta, or plan to live and work here:

Alberta Opportunity Stream

Qualified candidates who live and work in Alberta and have a job offer from an Alberta employer can apply for an AINP nomination.

Alberta Express Entry Stream

Qualified candidates with an Express Entry profile may be invited by AINP to apply for nomination for permanent residence.

Streams for entrepreneurs

The AINP has 3 streams for entrepreneurs who plan to live in Alberta and buy or start a business in the province:

International Graduate Entrepreneur Immigration Stream

International graduates of approved Alberta post-secondary institutions who want to start a business or buy an existing business can submit an Expression of Interest (EOI).

Self-Employed Farmer Stream

Experienced farmers who plan to buy or start a farm in Alberta can apply for permanent residence.

Foreign Graduate Start-Up Visa Stream

Foreign graduates from outside of Canada can apply for permanent residence.