Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program
Located in the western Canada, Alberta is the fourth most populous Canadian Province. It has mountains, vast coniferous forests, prairies and desert badlands which enhances its landscape beauty and attract lots of tourists and migrants every year. Alberta follows AINP i.e. Alberta Immigrant Nominee program so as to target the skilled and talented individuals.
The AINP comprises three main streams that are:
Strategic Recruitment Stream
This is one of the famous streams that require no support of any employer. It is further divided into three categories that are:
- Compulsory and optional trade strategy
Such individual who either hold recognized trade certificate or possess Alberta’s qualification certificate falls under this category.
- Engineering occupations category
This sort of category is particularly for the designers, drafters and engineers with Alberta’s work experience.
- Post Graduate work category
Those individuals who possess PG qualification in Alberta and are currently working in Alberta are eligible to apply for this category.
Employer – Driven Program
As the name implies, this type of stream permits employers to choose the workers. This stream is further divided into three sub categories that are:
- Skilled worker
This is especially designed for the individuals with full time and permanent job offer in an eligible skilled occupation.
- International graduate category
This category is for those who hold valid PG work permit and graduated from the PG institution in Canada.
- Semi – Skilled Worker Category
This is for those temporary workers who have received permanent and full time job offer in an semi – skilled occupation.
Self – Employed Farmer Stream
This stream allows permit to those individuals who have some farming experience and are have personal funds to develop a farm in Alberta and apply for permanent residency.
There are two other streams also i.e. Alberta Express entry stream and Alberta opportunity stream but both of them will come into action from January 2018.