Alberta has recently published the results of AINP draw, which was held on 15th May 2019. Under AINP (Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program), the province has invited total 197 candidates through its Express Entry stream. This draw has announced the minimum CRS score as low as 301.
A total of 197 candidates got invitations to apply for the provincial nomination from the Alberta province of Canada. They are now eligible to apply for Canadian permanent residency.
In the previous draw, which was held on 2nd May, the minimum CRS score was 400. So far, AINP has announced 15 draws in the year 2019 via the Alberta Express Entry stream and out of those 15 draws, 7 draws have seen the minimum score ranging between 300 and 302. These scores are considered as way too low in comparison to federal Express Entry draws (FSW category) held in 2019 with the minimum CRS score of 438.
With this latest PNP draw, the total number of ITAs issued by the province of Alberta has reached up to 3,554. This is considered as one of the highest numbers of ITAs issued to Express Entry candidates under AINP.
|Draw Date||Number of invitations Issued||Minimum CRS score invited|
|January 10, 2019||337||300|
|January 25, 2019||81||301|
|February 1, 2019||168||301|
|February 22, 2019||130||302|
|March 5, 2019||473||400|
|March 12, 2019||462||400|
|March 15, 2019||106||300|
|March 19, 2019||271||400|
|March 26, 2019||370||400|
|April 2, 2019||356||400|
|April 9, 2019||172||300|
|April 15, 2019||179||400|
|April 24, 2019||133||400|
|May 2, 2019||119||400|
|May 15, 2019||197||301|
Launched in the year 2018, AINP- Express Entry stream allows the Alberta province to find the right candidates in the federal Express Entry pool, who meet the labor market requirements of the province.
The Express Entry system manages the candidate pool for 3 main economic immigration categories of Canada:
Eligible candidates in all the listed categories, enter into the Express Entry pool and get a score determined by the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Candidates with the highest-rank are issued ITAs for Canadian PR via regular draws from the pool. The selected candidates for Alberta provincial nomination will also get 600 additional CRS points, which ensures them a guaranteed invitation to apply for obtaining PR in Canada in the subsequent Express Entry Draw.
In order to be eligible for applying for Alberta Express Entry streams, the candidates have to score a minimum of 300 CRS points. They must be working in an occupation that supports the diversification and economic development priorities of Alberta.
Though it is not compulsory to have a job offer or work experience in Alberta, the candidates who have the following will get an advantage over others:
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