Alberta Express Entry Draw: Province Issues 150 Canada Immigration Invitations

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Alberta Express Entry Draw: Province Issues 150 Canada Immigration Invitations
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Canada immigration news: Alberta has conducted a new draw through the Express Entry-linked stream of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program.

The December 14 draw saw 150 candidates invited, with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 351, one point higher than the previous draw.

Important requirements for the Alberta Express Entry stream are that candidates have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to the province, and are working in an occupation that supports Alberta’s economic development and diversification.

For full details of the requirements for Alberta Express Entry, please see below.


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Alberta Express Entry 2021 Draws

Draw Date NOI Letters Sent CRS Score of Lowest-Ranked Candidate
14-Dec-21 150 351
24-Nov-21 100 350
09-Nov-21 200 343
26-Oct-21 248 300
12-Oct-21 293 300
30-Sep-21 275 300
21-Sep-21 450 300
14-Sep-21 385 300
07-Sep-21 500 300
30-Aug-21 400 301
23-Aug-21 450 300
10-Aug-21 396 300
27-Jul-21 148 300
14-Jul-21 181 301
29-Jun-21 148 302
16-Jun-21 184 300
05-Jun-21 191 300
18-May-21 250 301
05-May-21 250 300
20-Apr-21 200 301
06-Apr-21 200 302
26-Mar-21 300 301
02-Mar-21 200 301
16-Feb-21 159 352
10-Feb-21 200 301
28-Jan-21 100 360
08-Jan-21 50 406

Source: www.alberta.ca


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Alberta reached its federal government nomination limit of 6,250 in 2021. The allocation for 2022 is currently not known.

The province also has 600 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 875 expression of interest applications in the Alberta Express Entry pool.

High Number of Applications

Alberta says a high number of AINP applications have been received in the following occupations, meaning they may take longer to process:

  • 6311 – Food service supervisors
  • 6211 – Retail sales supervisors
  • 7511 – Transport truck drivers
  • 6322 – Cooks
  • 3211 – Medical laboratory technologists
  • 0211 – Engineering managers
  • 1241 – Administrative assistants
  • 1123 – Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
  • 2131 – Civil engineers
  • 0621 – Retail and wholesale trade managers

What are the Requirements for Alberta Express Entry?

In order to be eligible to receive a notification of interest, candidates must:

  • Have an active Express Entry profile in the federal Express Entry pool.
  • Have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to Alberta.
  • Be working in an occupation that supports Alberta’s economic development and diversification.
  • Have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300 points.

Factors that may improve a candidate’s chances of receiving a notification of interest:

  • A job offer from an Albertan employer and/or work experience in Alberta.
  • Having graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution.
  • Having a relative that is living in Alberta: parent, child and/or sibling.

Factors that decrease a candidate’s chances of receiving a notification of interest:

 

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