Program delivery update: Atlantic International Graduate Program (AIGP) and Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program (AISP)

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

March 1, 2019

The instructions for the Atlantic International Graduate Program (AIGP) and Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program (AISP) delivery have been updated to reflect changes in the Ministerial Instructions.

Applicants now have 24 months after obtaining their education credential to apply for the AIGP.

Applicants in the AISP stream can now include work experience at skill level B acquired while working as a

  • registered nurse (NOC 3012)
  • registered psychiatric nurse (NOC 3012)
  • licensed practical nurse (NOC 3233)

This experience can only be included if the applicant has a job offer as a

  • nurse’s aide (NOC 3413)
  • orderly (NOC 3413)
  • patient services associate (NOC 3413)
  • home support worker (NOC 4412)

Clarification was also added to the instructions that the experience must be within the last 3 years.

Updated instructions

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