Alberta Provincial Nominee Program :

The Alberta Immigration Nominee Program (AINP) is one of the most popular PNPs in Canada. AINP nominates potential candidates from the federal express entry pool and it is the largest immigration body in the province. Alberta has one of Canada's fastest growing economies. Calgary and Edmonton, Canada’s two largest cities are in Alberta province. Alberta Provincial Nomination Certificate nominates potential candidates based on their skills, and work experience mentioned in their express entry online profile. Immigration under AINP is through various channels or streams, one of which is AINP Express Entry Stream.

AINP Express Entry Process:

Government of Alberta, post completion of all formalities, nominates the candidate from Canada’s Express Entry pool. It's really very simple to get a Provincial Nomination from Alberta.

If a candidate gets nomination from Alberta, 600 points are added to CRS score of the candidate that enhances immensely the chances of ITA.

Some general guidelinesabout AINP Express Entry Stream:

  • Candidate must present the proof of educational qualification entered in profile, in order to receive a nomination from Alberta.
  • In case, English is your first language - 7 CLB in IELTS exam:
  • In case, French is your principal language, you need to clear TEF examination.

Note** - Any one language proficiency test score suffices to qualify for nomination. Although more than one, enhances CRS score.

Eligibility Requirements for AINP:

  • Immigrants needs to possess a legitimate work permit and other documents.
  • Minimum scores are necessary for IELTS examination to qualify for nomination.
  • Valid legal residence documents that immigrants must have of their home country.
  • From an Alberta employer, you must have a job offer letter for full-time or permanent employment.
  • The intention of living and working in Alberta.
  • NOC categories- O, A and B for identifying their occupation.
  • Immigration nomination work experience is required by the employer.
  • For Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) confirmation letter is to be submitted by the candidate.

Documents Required for Confirmation:

  • Educational certificates
  • Employer-Driven Application for a Skilled Occupation (AINP 005)
  • Work-Related Reference Letters
  • CIC forms
  • CIC Work permit
  • Valid passport
  • Language proficiency related documents
  • Submit form (AINP 003) Employer-Driven Application for Nomination
  • Civil identity proof
  • Employer-Driven Application for a Skilled Occupation (AINP 005)