On July 6, 2021, Alberta published the details of two (2) draws conducted on June 29, 2021, and June 16, 2021, respectively. Draws were conducted by the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) under Alberta’s Express Entry Stream.
These are the twelfth (12th), and thirteenth (13th) draw of the year 2021, conducted by the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP), inviting skilled immigrants for applying for Permanent Residence in Alberta, and till now 2432 immigrants received Invite to Apply through Alberta Express Entry Stream.
Details of the draw including the count of invitations issued and the minimum required Comprehensive Ranking Score are as follows:
Date of Draw: June 29, 2021
- • Invitations Issued: 148
- • Minimum CRS Score: 302
Date of Draw: June 16, 2021
- • Invitations Issued: 184
- • Minimum CRS Score: 300
Additionally, this year from May 25, 2021, Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) resumed selecting and nominating immigrants if they have experience in an occupation that will contribute to the economic development of the province, without having any strong connections within Alberta.
What factors can decrease chances of getting an invite in AINP's Express Entry Stream?
Below stated factors may decrease chances of receiving an Invite to Apply (ITA). Factors are:
• If Express Entry profile is about to expire in 5 months or less.
• If applicant work in an occupation that is listed on:
a). High-wage and low-wage occupations
b). Alberta Ineligible Occupations list
What factors can increase my chances of getting an invite in AINP's Express Entry Stream?
Below stated adaptability factors can increase chances for receiving Invite to Apply (ITA) in AINP's Express Entry Stream. Factors are:
• Having a job offer and/or a work experience within Alberta.
• Being a graduate from Canadian post-secondary institution.
• Having an immediate family member (who is a Canadian Citizen, or a Permanent Resident) living in Alberta.
Note: Immediate family member includes Parent, Child, Brother or Sister.
What is the application processing fees of Alberta?
Effective from October 1, 2020, processing fee for all application submitted using the AINP online portal is CAD $500