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PR For NOC C or D In Alberta – Eligibility & How to Apply!

PR for NOC C or D in Alberta: If you are a semi-skilled (NOC C) or unskilled worker (NOC D) living in Alberta and want a Permanent Residency (PR) in Canada, you are in the right place. Alberta has a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), for NOC C and D workers that lets you live and get a PR in Canada.

The Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS)

AOS is a stream of the Alberta Advantaged Immigration Program (AAIP), PNP operated by the province of Alberta. It is for immigrants on work permit working in Alberta. Also, international graduates who have completed their studies at an approved Alberta post-secondary institution are also eligible under this stream. 

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for AOS you must have —

Work Experience

You must be currently employed in the occupation listed as your ‘current occupation’. Also, you need to have a minimum of 12 months of full-time work experience in that ‘current occupation’ in Alberta within the last 18 months.

However, you can also have a minimum of 24 months of full-time work experience in the ‘current occupation’ in Canada and/or outside Canada within the last 30 months

Language Proficiency

You should pass a language proficiency test in either English or French. Also, your CLB (Canadian Languages Benchmark) level should be a minimum of 4. Click here for language equivalency chart.

Legal Status

If you are living in Canada at the time of applying, you should have a valid temporary resident status in Canada that authorizes you to work in Canada, that is, a temporary foreign worker permit.


You should have at least completed the equivalent of a Canadian secondary school (high school) education. 

Who Cannot Apply?

There are certain occupations that cannot apply for the AOS. If you are working in any of the following applications, you may be ineligible to apply for the AOS—

How to Apply?

To apply under the AOS, you need to—

  • Submit an application at any time. Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Also, applications are completely paper-based. You need to prepare all documents in hard copy and submit them in a single envelope, by mail to the AINP office. 
  • Once Alberta approves your application, you will get a notification that you have been selected for provincial nomination. Also, you will receive an official nomination package in the mail from AINP.
  • After this, you have six months to submit a federal applicant for Canadian PR. 

The processing time for PNP applications is within 18 months. The processing fee is $550 CAD.

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