Alberta is ranked as fourth largest province of Canada. There are 3 streams available for an applicant to apply under Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) with their respective requirements to meet.
  • Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS)
  • Alberta Express Entry Stream
  • Self-Employed Farmer Stream

Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS)

Eligible applicants must have a valid work permit in their respective occupations whereas post-graduation work permit holders must show educational credentials (degrees/diploma).


An occupation that fits your previous work experience under National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill levels 0, A, B, C and D is eligible to apply.


  • Language of English or French is considered via Canadian Benchmark (CLB).
  • Minimum test score of 4 for each English and French language is required.
  • For nurse aides, orderlies and patient service jobs, the AINP requires minimum score of CLB of 7 for English or NCLC of 7 for French language.
  • Job applicants of NOC 0, A or B occupation, require minimum of CLB 5 for each English or French languages.
  • Official test scores must not be older than 2 years at the time of your application.



Eligible applicants must have completed high school education in self country of origin. Post-Graduation Work Permit holders must meet additional education and occupation requirements in relation to the field of study in Alberta.

Work Experience

  • The current occupation must match your work experience at the time of your application with following minimum work experience.
  • 6 months full-time work experience in case of Post-Graduation work permit holders within the last 18 months.
  • 12 months full-time work experience within the last 18 months before applying.
  • 24 months of full-time work experience in Canada and/or abroad within the last 30 months of an application. The experience gained can be a combination of work in Alberta, in Canada and/or abroad.

Alberta Express Entry Stream

The Alberta Express Entry Stream allows applicants qualified under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Express Entry system.

  • Applicants will receive a notification of interest before they can apply.
  • Applicants showing strong facts towards the economic development for Alberta will receive a Notification of Interest.
  • Qualified candidates will then be selected from Express Entry pool.
  • Also international graduates are considered under express entry stream.

Self-Employed Farmer Stream

Self-Employed Farmer stream calls for following criteria.

  • Minimum investment of CDN $500,000 for equity, also proving to invest more than the minimum.
  • Applicants having farm management skills is must.
  • Proof of education, training, work experience and financial documents of an existing farm work.
  • Proposed farm business plan for Alberta.
  • Proof that any Canadian financial institution will finance your plan.

Ineligible Occupations for AINP

In addition, always refer to Ineligible occupations before applying for Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS)

  • Ministers/legislators
  • School principals/administrators
  • Secondary/elementary/kindergarten school teachers
  • Community managers or correctional services
  • Fire fighting chiefs/staffs
  • Escort/massage parlor services
  • Religion based services
  • Writers/authors
  • Musicians
  • Actors/comedians
  • Painters or related artists
  • Court officers and justices of the peace
  • Dental laboratory assistants/bench workers
  • Athletes
  • Real estate agents
  • Home child care providers
  • Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
  • Casino occupations
  • Taxi/limousine drivers Hunters
  • Amusement, recreation park or sports event operators/attendants
  • Harvest laborers
  • Grounds maintenance laborers
  • Aquaculture/marine harvest laborers
  • Mine laborers
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