Alberta Advantage Immigration program – AAIP
What are the categories of Alberta PNP?
Apart from some federal programs, the immigration authorities of Alberta also propose some immigration streams. Only one of these streams is aligned with Express Entry. Concerning other non-aligned Express Entry streams, there is no need to be in the express entry pool.
The AINP has several different categories that serve different purposes, and the streams are categorized mainly into two. i.e the stream for foreign workers living and working or planning to live and work in Alberta and Stream for entrepreneurs who want to work and live in Alberta by establishing a business in the province.
AAIP Streams for Workers Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS)
It is designed to help employers in Alberta to fill jobs that cannot be filled by Canadians or permanent residents.
To qualify for the AOS, foreign nationals must: Have a valid job offer from an employer in Alberta, have the necessary qualifications and work experience and meet the eligibility requirements for the position, and meet all other AINP criteria.
The Alberta Express Entry Stream (AEES)
The AEES allows the province to nominate individuals in the federal Express Entry pool who meet specific criteria.
To qualify for the AEES, candidates must:
- Have an active Express Entry profile.
- Score at least 300 CRS points.
- Have the necessary qualifications and work experience.
- Meet the eligibility requirements for the position.
- Meet all other AINP criteria.