Alberta had launched its new immigration streams under its Provincial Nominee Program. These are Alberta Opportunity Stream and Alberta Express Entry stream in 2018. So, now following immigration streams are available—
- Alberta Express Entry
- Alberta Opportunity Stream
- Alberta Self-Employed Farmer
Alberta Express Entry Stream—Also introduced in 2018, this immigration stream enables Alberta to provide provincial nominations to choose candidates having an active profile in Canada Express Entry process. Such profiles get considered automatically in the pool of Federal Express Entry. Preference is likely for those having strong connections with Alberta and the ability to assist economic growth and development of Alberta.
Those getting a provincial nomination under this stream get a 600 points to increase in their CRS(Comprehensive Ranking System)score, which is a surety that they shall get an ITA(Invitation to Apply) for Canada permanent residence in the following draw of Express Entry.
Alberta Opportunity Stream—Launched in 2018, this immigration stream is meant for foreigners already employed in Alberta and have an offer of employment from an employer in Alberta to keep working in Alberta full-time. There are training, language, work experience, and job offer conditions for this stream.
Alberta Self-employed Farmer Stream—This attracts foreigners having vast experience in operating and ownership of the farm and also financial resources to set up a new farm in Alberta. The province requires candidates to provide details of their intent for a new agricultural farm set up.
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