Foreign National Workers

You can work and live temporarily in Alberta. Visit the Work in Canada website for detailed information.

Foreign national workers who are experienced tradespeople must follow and complete the instructions in Qualification Certificate Work Experience Application - What You Should Know and complete the online Qualification Certificate Program - Work Experience Application.

Click for additional information about the Alberta trade certification process.

Information about living and working in Alberta can be found on the Opportunity Alberta website.

Alberta is committed to supporting employers in attracting, recruiting and retaining the workers they need by providing information and resources about accessing labour pools within Alberta, across Canada and around the world.  Help for employers to identify and meet labour requirements can be found on the Alberta Help for Employers website.