Provincial Nomination Program > Alberta
The Alberta Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is an employer-driven immigration program operated by the Government of Alberta, in conjunction with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
Employers unable to fill skilled positions with Canadian residents may present their business case to the Alberta PN Program and apply for approval to recruit a specified number of foreign candidates to fill these positions.
Employers may also apply to the PN Program to nominate individuals already working in Alberta, under a Temporary Foreign Worker Authorization.
The employer's application under the Provincial Nominee Program will be considered where the position:
Employee candidates may be considered for PN Program nomination if:
Successful PN Program candidates nominated by the Government of Alberta will be required to meet all Federal statutory requirements regarding health, criminal and security checks before an immigration visa is issued.