Canada: New Fast Track Technology Related Immigration Path

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • Accelerated Tech Pathway for foreign nationals employed in the tech sector in Alberta, Canada  


The government of Canada announced the Accelerated Tech Pathway that aims to strengthen Alberta’s workforce. The pathway will provide a fast track to permanent residence for highly skilled tech professionals seeking to live and work in Alberta, Canada. Eligible candidates need to be currently working in Alberta or have a job offer with an Alberta-based tech employer in an eligible technology occupation. For a list of Accelerated Tech Pathway occupations, click here.   

What are the Changes? 

The government of Canada launched the Accelerated Tech Pathway for eligible foreign nationals who want to live and work in Alberta, Canada. The pathway will be part of Alberta’s Immigration Nominee Program, which is a federal provincial program that nominates foreign nationals for permanent residence in Alberta where there are skills and labor shortages. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Canada’s website and Envoy’s website for additional updates and information.  

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.