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Alberta Invited 100 Express Entry candidates in new AINP Draw

February 03 , 2021 By Rajneesh Kumar

Alberta Invited 100 Express Entry candidates in new AINP Draw

Alberta Invited 100 Express Entry candidates in new AINP Draw

In a latest AINP draw held on January 28, 2021,  Alberta issued 100 Notification of Interest letter (NOIs) to eligible candidates under Alberta Express Entry stream. The key highlight of this latest draw is its cut-off score requirement, which was only 360 points.

All the invited applicants are now eligible to apply for a provincial nomination under the Alberta Express Entry Stream. If you have received a Notification of Interest letter from the province, you must send a copy of NOI letter along with required information to the AINP within two weeks via email.

AINP Selection draw- January 28

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No. of Invitations Issued

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Alberta Express Entry stream



Alberta Express Entry stream

This stream was introduced in 2018 and allowed Alberta to select eligible applicants from the federal Express Entry pool.

The Express Entry system manages PR applications from skilled foreign workers under following economic immigration programs:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Class Program (FSWP)
  • Federal Skilled Trades Class Program (FSTP)
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Eligible applicants enter the pool and get a score using a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Candidates who are among highest-ranking obtain Invitations to Apply for Canadian PR via regular Express Entry draws.

To qualify under Alberta Express Entry stream, the candidate must:

  • Score a minimum cut off as per latest AINP draw
  • Must be working in an occupation that supports the economic development and diversification priorities of Alberta
  • Have a valid Express Entry profile
  • Meet eligibility criteria of any one of the Express Entry programs, i.e. FSWP, FSTP, CEC
  • Have stated an interest in moving to Alberta permanently

To apply for Canada PR via PNP in 2021, you may seek expert advice at Canada PR Avenue by connecting with us on a Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777.

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