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Alberta PNP Occupation List and Points Calculator -2020

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Eligibility requirements to apply AINP, AINP -Express Entry stream, AINP Processing Time, Alberta PNP Occupation list 2020, Alberta PNP Processing Time 2020, Alberta PNP Points Calculator 2020, AINP Documents Requirement 2020, How to apply in AINP?

What is AINP?

The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) is the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Alberta province in Canada. It operates in coordination with the federal government of Canada and invite the eligible foreign skilled workers to apply for provincial nomination.

Alberta assess the profile of the applicants and subsequently, nominate the selected candidates for Permanent Residency (PR) in Canada to IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada). AINP has recently removed couple of its stream and its more accepting application for those streams.

Now AINP has three key streams, i.e.

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

Alberta Express Entry Stream

The Alberta Express Entry Stream is newly introduced yet the most popular stream of AINP. To apply in the EE stream, an applicant need to have profile registered in Federal Express Entry System under any of the three categories of EE system, i.e. Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades and Canadian Experience Class. The province of Alberta access the Express Entry pool and issue Notification of Interest (to apply in AINP- EE stream) to the applicants found suitable for EE stream.

Hence, Alberta Express entry stream is best pathways to get nomination for Canada PR. In last few months, Alberta has invited the candidates to apply for nomination with CRS as low as just 300 points.

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Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) Rule changes 2020

Alberta government has recently made key changes to its PNP processing. It has simplified the process and reduce the wait time too.  The province of Alberta has also launched the much awaited Express Entry aligned stream of AINP.

Key Requirement Alberta Express Entry Stream assessment criteria

You can apply in AINP, if you meet the following criteria. To be considered for nomination you must:

  • Have an active Express Entry profile in the federal Express Entry pool
  • Fulfill the parameters of at least one of the federal immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades and Canadian Experience Class
  • Willing 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 CRS score of 300.

Following features of your profile may increase your chances of being nominated:

  • 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 who is a permanent resident living in Alberta, or a Canadian citizen living in Alberta.

AINP Documents Requirement 2020,

Here are key documents to apply AINP:

  • IELTS Test result for English language proficiency
  • ECA (Educational Credential Assessment) from WES or any other relevant assessing authority.
  • Other basic documents required by the relevant AINP categories

Alberta PNP Occupation list 2020

When your application is considered/assessed by AINP you must:

  • work in an eligible occupation in Alberta
  • work in an occupation that matches your previous work experience

Usually most of the occupations under National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill levels 0, A, B, C and D are eligible under the AINP.

About 50 percent of nominations expected to be allocated under the above-mentioned occupation categories.

Alberta PNP Points Calculator 2020

Well, the points for Albertan Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) – Express Entry stream are calculated based on some key profile factors of an applicant, i.e.

  • Age
  • Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Language proficiency
  • Adaptability
  • Arranged Employment, etc.

The applicant with top profile score based on the above parameters, get selected by the Alberta for invitation.

Alberta PNP Processing Time 2020

Well, the processing time usually depends stream you have chosen to apply. Moreover, the processing time varies based on validity and accuracy of individual applications and documents. Some applications may take longer than estimated processing time if AINP is waiting for extra documents or for a reply of procedural fairness letter.

Some key factors considered in AINP application processing are:

  • Application quality (completeness, eligibility, outdated application information/documents)
  • labour market information
  • volume of applications received
  • the date the application was received

 How to apply in AINP?

If you wish to apply in AINP in 2020 to obtain nomination for Canada PR, you may contact the highly qualified and experienced immigration experts at Visas Avenue Immigration. Visas Avenue is a top and registered Visa and Immigration Documentation Consultancy Service for Canada. You may call Visas Avenue immigration expert on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or you can e-mail your queries to Visas Avenue e-mail id-


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