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Alberta PNP paused Alberta Opportunity Stream

The Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) temporarily paused Alberta Opportunity Stream application intake until further notice.

The AAIP will continue to assess Alberta Opportunity Stream applications submitted before the pause. Draft applications in the AAIP portal that were not yet submitted before the pause was implemented, including those pending final fee payment, will not be accepted.

This pause will enable the program to address its current inventory and focus its limited immigration nominations on priorities, such as filling labour shortages in healthcare, technology, construction, agriculture, tourism and hospitality and other in-demand sectors.

The AAIP will be implementing measures to manage future application volumes against program priorities and to maintain reasonable service standards across its streams.

The AAIP will update the website again when the pause is lifted and application intake in the stream resumes.

At the same time, Alberta is launching a new immigration stream on March 1, 2024, to help the province’s tourism and hospitality industry address labour gaps and challenges.

Applications will be accepted for the Tourism and Hospitality Stream on March 1, 2024, for a limited number of applications. The AAIP will be expediting the processing of these applications, within other priority processing initiatives. More details on eligibility criteria and how to apply will be released on March 1, 2024, when the AAIP is able to accept applications.

For more detailed information about Provincial Nominee Programs and eligibility requirements, please feel free to contact our office or complete our online assessment questionnaire: On-line Assessment Questionnaire