Alberta’s First 2022 Express Entry Canada Immigration Draw Targets CRS Scores Of 327

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Alberta Express Entry Draw: Province Issues 400 Invitations With Minimum CRS Of 340
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Canada immigration news: Alberta has invited 250 Canada immigration candidates in its first draw of 2022 through the Express Entry-linked stream of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program.

The January 5 draw saw candidates require a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 327, 24 points lower 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 2022 Draws

Draw Date

NOI Letters Sent

CRS Score of Lowest-Ranked Candidate

05-Jan-22

250

327

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 450 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 775 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
  • 6322 – Cooks
  • 0211 – Engineering managers
  • 3211 – Medical laboratory technologists
  • 1241 – Administrative assistants
  • 7511 – Transport truck drivers
  • 1123 – Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
  • 2131 – Civil engineers
  • 1221 – Administrative officers

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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