Alberta Advantage Immigration Pathway (AAIP)

Located in western Canada, Alberta is the fourth most populous province. Its mountains, vast coniferous forests, prairies, and desert badlands enhance its landscape beauty and attract lots of tourists and migrants every year. Alberta follows the AINP, i.e., the Alberta Immigrant Nominee program, to target skilled and talented individuals.

What are the main pathways or streams in Alberta?

Alberta Advantage Immigration Pathway has different streams for skilled workers and entrepreneurs to live, work, and establish or operate a business in the province. Each PNP stream has different eligibility criteria to target the right candidates according to the province’s demographic and economic needs.

AAIP streams for workers –

  • Alberta Opportunity Stream
  • Alberta Express Entry Stream
  • Rural Renewal Stream

AAIP streams for Entrepreneurs –

  • Graduate Entrepreneur Stream
  • Foreign Graduate Entrepreneur Stream
  • Rural Entrepreneur Stream
  • Farm Stream

AAIP streams for Federal Programs –

  • Canada Express Entry
  • Immigration Pilot Programs
  • Business Immigration Programs
  • Family Sponsorship Program
  • Caregiver Program
  • Refugee Resettlement

What are the high-in-demand occupations in Alberta?

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Management & Business Administration professionals
  • Construction professionals
  • Occupations in Agriculture
  • Occupations in Tourism & Hospitality
  • Sales Professionals
  • IT Professionals

Alberta Express Entry Stream Eligibility

To apply under the Alberta Express Entry Stream, the applicant must have an active Express Entry profile. If you meet the program’s eligibility requirements, Alberta may send you a Notification of Interest letter or Invite you to apply for the Provincial Nominee Program.

Minimum eligibility to be eligible to receive an Invitation to Apply –

  • An active Express Entry Profile in the Federal EE pool
  • Meet the eligibility of at least one of the Economic Immigration Programs managed by the Express Entry System
  • Occupation should fall in the Priority Sectors
  • Minimum CRS requirement is 300
  • You intend to live permanently in Alberta

Alberta may prefer to send an Invite or Notification of Interest letter based on the following priorities –

  • Family connection
  • Primary occupation in demand
  • Dedicated Healthcare Pathway
  • Accelerated Tech Pathway

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