The Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) was formerly known as the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. It s a Provincial Nominee Program managed by Canadian province, Alberta.
AAIP has been designed for the skilled and semi-skilled workers, who wish to live and work in the province of Alberta and also meet the basic program criteria. Alberta nominates the AAIP selected candidates to the federal government (IRCC) for Canadian permanent residency, IRCC later takes the decision on the individual application as the final round.
AINP Rule changes 2022
Alberta has changed the name of its PNP, i.e. Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) on February 16, 2022. The new name of AINP is Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP). It has also announced new streams and changes on this day.
What is Alberta Express Entry Stream?
Alberta Express Entry Stream of AINP, allows Alberta province of Canada to select the suitable applicants directly from the Express Entry pool and notify them to apply in AINP. The express entry candidates, who are found suitable for the economy and labour market of the province, will get NOI (Notification of Interest) from Alberta in their express entry account.
How to apply under Alberta Express Entry Stream in 2022?
To apply in AAIP Express Entry stream, you need to have your profile registered in the federal Express Entry System. You must mention Alberta as your preferred province while registering profile or simply select ‘All Provinces or Territories’ option. If your profile found suitable by Alberta, you will get notification of interest from AAIP.
You need to email a copy of the Notification of Interest letter to the AAIP within 2 weeks of receiving the letter from IRCC. Now, you will be informed about the further process to apply in AAIP.
What are the benefits of Alberta Express Entry Stream?
If you apply in AINP and get selected by Alberta for the provincial nomination, you will get 600 additional CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points in your Express Entry account. The 600 points will make you eligible to receive Invitation to Apply (ITA) Canadian PR visa from IRCC in your express entry account.
Once you get the ITA from IRCC, you need to submit complete Canadian permanent residency application along with the prescribed documents within 60 days. The Canadian Immigration authorities will verify your application and documents it may take 3-6 months, depending on the individual application. If your documents and application are found genuine, you will get Canada PR visa approval from IRCC.
What are the Eligibility Requirements for Alberta Express Entry Stream 2022?
The eligibility requirements of the Alberta Express Entry stream are as follows:
Get assistance from Qualified Immigration expert to apply for Canada PR visa AAIP
If you wish to apply for Canadian permanent residency through the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) this year, you must get in touch with the most qualified and registered Canadian Immigration Consultant for complete AAIP process assistance.
You may also visit the Canada PR Avenue website on a regular basis for the latest AAIP news, updated, announcements and process requirements, etc.