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Posted on July 22 2021

AINP draw invites 181 Express Entry candidates, offers nomination

By  Editor
Updated July 25 2023

Alberta conducted a PNP draw on July 14, 2021. 181 Express Entry candidates were invited by AINP in the draw to apply for a provincial nomination.

Facts of the draw

  • The minimum CRS score required was 301 points.
  • Alberta has invited 2,613 Express Entry candidates till now in 2021 to apply for a provincial nomination.
  • Alberta is allowed to issue 6,250 certificates of nomination in 2021, by the federal government.

About Alberta Express Entry Stream

  • It allows Alberta’s provincial government to search in the federal government’s pool of Express Entry candidates and find suitable candidates eligible for a provincial nomination.
  • The Express Entry system is an application management system that handles the applications from immigration candidates. These are applications for 3 federal high-skilled programs namely FSTP, CEC, and FSWP.
  • IRCC holds regular Express Entry draws and invites candidates who score the highest. They are invited to apply for Canada PR.
  • With a nomination granted by Alberta to an Express Entry candidate, such a candidate will get 600 extra CRS points. This will in effect assures that the candidate will receive an ITA in a subsequent federal immigration draw.

Eligibility for Alberta Express Entry Stream

  • Work experience in an eligible occupation or a job offer in Alberta.
  • An Express Entry profile indicating that the candidate is interested in moving to Alberta.
  • Canadian education is preferable.
  • Having a parent, sibling, or child will who is a Canadian citizen or a Canada PR visa holder helps in better chances.

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PR – Permanent Residence/Permanent Resident

CRS – Comprehensive Ranking System

PNP – Provincial Nominee Program

ITA – Invitation to Apply

IRCC – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

FSWP – Federal Skilled Worker Program

FSTP – Federal Skill Trades Program

CEC – Canadian Experience Class

AINP – Alberta Immigration Nominee Program


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