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Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

If you are a farm owner/operator with proven management skills and the financial resources to develop a sustainable growth-oriented primary production farming business, then Alberta is the right place to be in? Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) can nominate individual farm owner/operators who want to immigrate.
AINP works closely with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development to assess the eligibility of applicants in this category.

Eligibility criteria :
You must prove that you have farm management skills shown by:

  • Financial documentation of your existing farm business
  • Documentation of your education, training and work experience
  • Proposed business plan for the farming enterprise you are considering in Alberta
  • Proof that a Canadian financial institution is willing to finance your proposed farming business

You must have sufficient financial resources to develop a sustainable farming operation.

  • You must be able to invest a minimum of CDN $500,000 of equity in a primary production farming business in Alberta.
  • You must provide documents that demonstrates you have a minimum net worth of CDN $500,000 or confirmation that you have access to a similar amount of funds from other sources.
  • The CDN $500,000 is the minimum amount. You may be required to show you have the ability to invest more than the minimum.

You must invest in a primary production farming business in Alberta.

  • You will have to document your investment intentions in your proposed business plan.
  • Applications representing the best opportunity for growth relevant to Alberta’s agri-food targets will be given priority.
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