Alberta Semi-Skilled Worker Category - Hotel and Lodging Industry Document Checklist

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Application Forms

Alberta Forms

An original copy completed and signed by the applicant. The identification number is on the bottom right hand side of each application page.
Employer Forms:
  • AINP 001 - Application for a Semi-Skilled Worker - You only need to submit this form if you have not had any allocation(s) approved in 2012 under the Semi-Skilled Worker Category, Hotel and Lodging Industry.
  • AINP 005 - Application for a Skilled Worker
  • Employer-Driven Settlement and Retention Plan
  • AINP 008A - Alberta Employer Use of a Representative (For employers who have a representative)
  • Applicant's Forms:
  • AINP 003 - Application for Nomination
  • AINP 008B - Use of a Representative (For applicants who have a representative)
  • Federal Forms

    Only copy of the forms must be provided. The original will be submitted later at the Federal stage.
  • IMM 0008 Generic - Generic Application Form for Canada
  • IMM 5669 Schedule A - Schedule A – Background/Declaration. One copy for applicant and one copy for Spouse/Common-law partner and dependants over 18
  • IMM 0008 Schedule 4 - Schedule 4: Economic Classes: Provincial Nominees
  • IMM 5406 - Additional Family Information. One copy for applicant and one copy for Spouse/Common-law partner and dependants over 18
  • IMM 5476 - Use of a Representative (For applicants who have a representative)
  • IMM 5475 - Authority to Release Personal Information to a Designated Individual, if applicable
  • IMM 0008DEP - Additional Dependants/Declaration (For applicants who have more than 5 dependants)
  • IMM 5409 - Statutory Declaration of Common-Law Union, if applicable
  • IMM 5562 - Supplementary Information – Your Travels
  • IMM 5604 - Declaration from non-accompanying parent/guardian for minors immigration to Canada, if applicable
  • Alberta Employer Documents

    Workers’ Compensation Board - Alberta (WCB-Alberta) Coverage

    Obtain a clearance from the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB).

    Employment Contract

    Employment contract must be current, show the salary, duration of employment and working conditions; and be signed by the Alberta Employer and the Candidate. 
    Also provide a copy of all previous employment contract(s) signed by both the Employer and the Candidate.

    Labour Market Opinion

    Current LMO(s) from Service Canada/HRSDC, include a copy of the Confirmation Letter and Annex:
  • If an LMO does not exist, provide the documents to show the exemption used for the work permit (e.g. North American Free Trade Agreement, Post-Graduation Work Permit, etc.)
  • If the Candidate is not working as a temporary foreign worker, the Alberta Employer must provide details on the efforts made to hire a Canadian
  • Job Description Letter

    Must be on company letterhead and include:
  • Job title
  • Main duties of the job
  • Working conditions (e.g. hours of work, salary, benefits)
  • Education required
  • Skills and knowledge necessary for duties
  • Relevant work experience required
  • Statement of Earnings (Pay Records)

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  • A Statement of Earnings (pay record), must list the pay period, hourly rate of pay, number of hours worked in the pay period and the deductions.
  • All pay periods must be accounted for.
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  • A copy of the Candidate’s requests for vacation or personal leave for the past 12 months.
  • Any additional information applicable to the Candidate’s earnings and compliance with Alberta’s employment standards, such as overtime agreements.
  • Statements of Earnings (pay records) must meet Alberta Employment Standards Code requirements. These requirements can be found at


    Work Permit(s)

    Work Permit - Copy of valid work permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)|glossary:CIC.
    Previous Work Permit(s) - If available

    Valid Passport(s)

    Copy of valid passport for applicant, spouse or common-law partner and dependent children. Include only the personal information page and any page(s) showing the expiry and renewal date(s) of the passport

    Education and Licensing

    Candidate must submit proof of the highest level of education they have completed. 
    If this is secondary (high school) education, they must provide evidence of completion of the highest level of secondary education available in their home country.

    Employment Reference Letter(s)

    Work-related reference letters from previous employers showing that the Candidate has a minimum of three years of work experience in a job directly related to hotel and lodging industry (abroad and/or in Canada). Must be signed by the employer, dated and on company letterhead and include the following:
  • Name of employer
  • Employer contact information
  • Job title
  • Main duties
  • Period worked (start/end date and the number of hours/days worked per week)
  • Proof of Language

    Candidate results for one of the following tests:
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Test OR
  • CELPIP (Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program) Test OR
  • TEF (Test d’évalutation de français) Test
  • Language requirements under the Provincial Nominee Program
    Results cannot be more than two years old at time of AINP application submission.

    Fee Payment

    There is no fee required for submitting an application to the AINP.

    Application Submission

    Mail the completed application and documents to the following address:
    Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program
    2012 Additional Allocation Initiative
    Employer-Driven Semi-Skilled Category, Hotel and Lodging Industry
    Government of Alberta
    Suite 940, Telus Plaza North Tower
    10025 Jasper Avenue
    Edmonton, AB T5J 1S6

    Related Pages

  • Alberta Semi-skilled Worker Category
  • External Resources

  • Document Checklist from Alberta Web Site - PDF
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