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Get answers to your questions about immigrating, working in Alberta and meeting labour market needs. The Immigration Help Centre may be the fastest way to find these answers, along with additional useful information.

Immigration Help Centre

The Government of Alberta is pleased to present the Alberta Immigration Help Centre, an online self-serve tool to help prospective newcomers, temporary foreign workers and Alberta employers find quick answers to commonly asked questions about:

  • studying in Alberta
  • immigrating to Alberta
  • temporary work in Alberta
  • federal immigration programs
  • the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
  • using provincial, national and international labour markets

Our frequently asked questions are specifically designed to help you find the information you're looking for quickly. Where you need more information, you can follow the links to the AINP and to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to learn more.

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To revise or update your AINP application

Status of Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) applications

Economic Immigration Specialists cannot provide information on the status of AINP applications or provide updates on your application. See the AINP processing times to find out approximately how long it will take to process your application.

You may submit additional documents or changes to your application by mail as indicated below. Make sure to quote your file number, your full name, the name of your Alberta employer or your Alberta relative (if applicable). Visit the AINP Application forms page for applicable forms.

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program
Suite 940, ATB Place North Tower (formerly Telus Plaza North Tower)
10025 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5J 1S6

If you need more specific information about the various Government of Alberta services available to help you immigrate to Alberta, various Government of Alberta departments can help you, depending upon the information you need.

Email and phone service

Email us

Use the immigration email form to submit your immigration-related questions to the Immigrate to Alberta Information Service. You will receive a response via email within three business days.

Speak to an immigration specialist

You can also call the Immigrate to Alberta Information Service directly. Telephone service is only available during the specified hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Time
  • Use the time converter to convert to your time zone.
  • Toll-free: 1-877-427-6419 from anywhere in Alberta 
  • Telephone: 780-427-6419 from outside Alberta