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Alberta is Issuing Notifications of Interest (NOI) to Express Entry Candidates- Find the eligibility criteria

Alberta is a crucial province of Canada, which invite and nominate skilled and talented people every year for permanent residency in Canada. 

As per the latest update, Alberta is issuing Notification of Interest (NOI) to Express Entry candidates through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). The province has started this stream to select and notify the Express Entry pool candidates to apply for provincial nomination. Since then, a considerable number of applicants are applying in this stream every month. After the recent update/amendment in AINP, now Alberta PNP has three key streams, i.e.

  • Alberta Opportunities Stream
  • Alberta Express Entry Stream
  • Alberta Self Employed Farmer Stream

Alberta- Express Entry stream is one among the newest immigration streams introduced by Alberta PNP. 

AINP- Express Entry Stream 

Alberta- Express Entry stream has become quite popular among all the PNP stream of Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program in a short span. It allows the province to access the pool of candidates in Federal express Entry system and notify them to apply for provincial nomination. 

The applicants, who apply and receive a nomination through Alberta, become eligible to get 600 additional points in federal express entry system. Such a massive addition of points enables the applicants to get the Canada PR invitation from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). 

What is the Notification of Interest (NOI) of Alberta?

The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) send the Notifications of Interest (NOI) to the candidates in Express Entry pool, based on their given profile details. You can receive the notification of interest if your profile is in Express Entry pool, and you meet the essential eligibility criteria of the given Express entry stream of AINP.

What are the criteria to get Notification of Interest (NOI) from Alberta?

As an applicant, you get the NOI, if you meet the following criteria:

  • Have an active Express Entry profile in the federal Express Entry pool
  • Must have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to Alberta
  • You are working in an occupation that supports Alberta's economic development and diversification, and
  • You have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300.

Adaptability Factors can increase your chances of receiving NOI.

Below adaptability, factors may enhance your prospects of receiving a Notification of Interest letter from AINP:

  • job offer and/or work experience from the province of Alberta
  • A graduate of a Canadian post-secondary institution
  • A relative that is living in Alberta: parent, child, brother and/or sister

What is the Assessment Criteria of Alberta Express Entry Stream to get the provincial nomination?

If you have received the notification from the Alberta PNP to apply for Express Entry Stream of AINP, you need to make sure that you fulfil the assessment criteria. You should only apply if you can see that you are meeting the below parameters:

To get the provincial nomination, you need to:

  • Have an active Express Entry profile in the federal Express Entry pool
  • Meet the criteria of at least one of the federal immigration programs: Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Trades Program or Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Intend to and be able to live and work in Alberta
  • Be working in an occupation that supports Alberta's economic development and diversification
  • Have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300.

If you have one or more of the below adaptability factors, your chances of getting a nomination will increase:

  • Valid Alberta job offer and/or work experience
  • A graduate of an Alberta post-secondary institution with a valid Alberta job offer, or
  • Parent, child, brother and/or sister is a permanent resident living in Alberta, or a Canadian citizen living in Alberta.

What are the factors, which can decrease your chances of getting NOI?

If you meet one or more of the below factors, it can decrease your chances of getting a Notification of Interest (NOI) letter from Alberta province of Canada.

  • Your Express Entry profile is expiring in 3 months or less
  • You are working in an occupation: 
  • on the list of High-wage and low-wage occupations in the province of Albertaset out on the online Government of Canada Refusal to Process a Labour Market Impact Assessment list
  • on the Alberta Opportunity Stream Ineligible Occupations list, located on this page under the Alberta Opportunity Stream section
  • that has a high volume of submissions across all AINP streams

Ineligible Occupations

Below is the list of ineligible occupations, which means, you will not get the NOI if your occupation features in this occupation list.

NOC Code (2016)

NOC Skill Level

Occupation

11

0

Legislators

422

0

School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education

423

0

Managers in social, community and correctional services

432

0

Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers

0651*

0

Escort agency managers, massage parlour managers

4031

A

Secondary school teachers

4032

A

Elementary school and kindergarten teachers

4154

A

Professional occupations in religion

5121

A

Authors and writers

5133

A

Musicians and singers

5135

A

Actors and comedians

5136

A

Painters, sculptors and other visual artists

1227

B

Court officers and justices of the peace

3223*

B

Dental laboratory assistants/bench workers

4214*

B

Early childhood educators who do not have certification through Alberta Children’s Services – Child Care Staff Certification Office or who have been certified as child development assistant (formerly Level 1)

4216

B

Other instructors

4217

B

Other religious occupations

5232

B

Other performers, not elsewhere classified

5244

B

Artisans and crafts persons

5251

B

Athletes

6232

B

Real estate agents and salespersons

4411

C

Home child care providers

4412

C

Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations

4413

C

Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants

6533

C

Casino occupations

6564

C

Other personal service occupations

7513

C

Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs

8442

C

Trappers and hunters

6623

D

Other sales related occupations

6722

D

Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport

6742

D

Other service support occupations, not elsewhere classified

8611

D

Harvesting labourers

8612

D

Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers

8613

D

Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers

8614

D

Mine labourers

Note: The occupation lists are subject to change periodically. Hence, contact Visas Avenue Canada immigration expert for the latest status of occupation. You can e-mail your queries to info@visasavenue.com.  

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