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Alberta Issued 150 NOIs to Express Entry Candidates in the First AINP Draw of 2020

March 25 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar

Alberta Issued 150 NOIs in the First AINP Draw of 2020

In a draw held on 9th January, the Canadian province, Alberta has invited a total of 150 candidates from AINP s Express Entry Stream. This AINP (Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program) draw was the first draw announced by the Alberta in 2020 to invite the candidates from the Canadian federal Express Entry Pool.

In this latest draw, the province has invited candidates with CRS scores as low as 350 points by issuing them NOIs (Notification of Interest) to apply for the Provincial Nomination. Candidates who have received their NOIs under Alberta Express Entry Stream are selected from the Express Entry pool, which manages Canada’s key economic immigration programs

Among a total of 150 candidates, whoever successfully receives their provincial nomination from the Alberta will get 600 additional points toward their overall CRS score. These additional points will guarantee them an ITA (invitation to apply) from IRCC to apply for permanent residence of Canada in an upcoming Express Entry draw.

All the candidates who have received their Notification of Interest letter in this AINP draw must send a copy of the letter to the AINP within the next 2 weeks of receiving their NOIs.


Eligibility Criteria for AINP Draw Held on 9th January 2020

In this draw, the AINP has announced that priority will be given to those candidates:

  • Who have a job offer or work experience in Alberta
  • Who have a Canadian post-secondary degree and a job offer
  • Whose parents, children or siblings are living in Alberta as a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Alberta Express Entry Stream

The AINP s Alberta Express Entry Stream is designed to allow the Alberta Province to invite a limited number of well-trained and skilled candidates from Canada’s Express Entry system.

Candidates who already have a strong tie to Alberta or who are highly skilled can significantly contribute to the economic development and diversification objectives of the province.

Check: Alberta In-Demand Occupation List

Selection Criteria to Invite Express Entry Pool candidates for Provincial Nomination

Alberta selects and sends a Notification of Interest letter to those candidates, who:

  • Have an active Express Entry profile in the pool
  • Have showed an interest to immigrate to Alberta permanently
  • Are working in any particular occupation that supports the economic development of Alberta
  • Have a minimum CRS score as per individual draws announced by the province in regular intervals

Apply in AINP- Express Entry Stream or any other PNP and increase your CRS score for Canada PR

If you are planning to apply for AINP or any other suitable PNP, then upon receiving your Provincial Nomination, you get 600 additional CRS points in your total point score.With such a high score, you are guaranteed to qualify to obtain an ITA from the IRCC for Canadian Permanent Residence Visa in an upcoming Express Entry draw.

So, in order to start your process, you may connect with a team of visa advisors at Canada PR Avenue and fill out the free assessment form to confirm your eligibility for the right PNP stream.

Free Visa Assessment Form