Alberta Express Entry processing time, Draws, Streams & How to Apply

Alberta’s PNP may be one of the best available options immigrants can use to migrate to Canada, here’s a recent reason why you should choose the program.

Immigration candidates with a profile in Canada’s Express Entry system were the focus of new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence from the province of Alberta.

In this article, you will learn about Alberta Express entry processing times 2020, calculator, forums, Express entry streams, entry draws held in 2019/2020.

Alberta issued 121 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to Express Entry stream candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as 400 in its latest draw, which took place August 15.

This was the second draw of August through its Alberta Express Entry Stream, which allows the province to search the federal Express Entry system for candidates who meet the stream’s eligibility requirements.

An earlier draw on August 7 issued 35 invitations to candidates with Express Entry CRS scores as low as 352.

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Guide to Apply for Alberta’s PNP

In order to be considered for a nomination through the Alberta Express Entry Stream, as well as many other Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), the first step is to create an Express Entry profile.

Alberta Express Entry Requirements for International Immigrants

At the moment this article was published, there’s No job offer or previous work experience in Canadian province is needed to be eligible for the Canadian province express Entry Stream.
However, applicants should be working in an occupation that supports the province’s economic development and diversification priorities.

The province doesn’t give a list of eligible occupations however, the AINP says it may provide priority to candidates with:

  • Job offer and/or work experience in Alberta;
  • Have a degree from a Canadian post-secondary institution and a legitimate job offer; or
  • Have a parent, kid or relation already living in Alberta.


Alberta Express Entry Calculations

For how the Alberta Express Entry candidates who receive a NOI from Alberta can apply for a provincial nomination. Those approved for a nomination receive an additional 600 points towards their CRS score, effectively guaranteeing an invitation in a subsequent Express Entry system draw.