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Alberta PNP has issued 3,357 invitations in 2019 with minimum CRS score 300 points

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 15, May 2019

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Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) has launched multiple draws this year to invite whipping 3,357 candidates registered in Express Entry system of Canada. The AINP is one of the most popular Provincial Nominee Programs of Canada, applied by huge number of skilled workers every year to get provincial nomination for Canadian PR. The province of Alberta invites huge number of candidates every year through its Express Entry aligned streams.

Alberta- Express Entry stream

The province of Alberta has invited total 3,357 express entry applicants this year in total 14 draws launched from January 10, 2019 to May 2, 2019. In the last draw on 2nd May, Alberta invited 119 candidates with lowest score being 400 CRS points. The lowest CRS score requirement in 2019 was 300 CRS points, which was announced by the province in the January 10, March 15 and April 9, 2019 draw.

S. No. Draw Date Number of NOIs Issued Lowest score invited
1 January 10, 2019 337 300
2 January 25, 2019 81 301
3 February 1, 2019 168 301
4 February 22, 2019 130 302
5 March 5, 2019 473 400
6 March 12, 2019 462 400
7 March 15, 2019 106 300
8 March 19, 2019 271 400
9 March 26, 2019 370 400
10 April 2, 2019 356 400
11 April 9, 2019 172 300
12 April 15, 2019 179 400
13 April 24, 2019 133 400
14 May 2, 2019 119 400

Month of March saw the maximum number of draws (5 draws occurred), followed by April month (4 draws held).

Benefit of the Express Entry aligned stream

If you apply in the express entry stream of AINP and get provincial nomination, you become eligible to get 600 additional CRS points in express entry. Needless to mention that such huge addition in the CRS score, makes the applicant eligible to get Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residency.

How to apply in Alberta- EE stream

To apply in Alberta- express entry aligned stream, you must have an account registered in Federal Express Entry System under any of the below three categories, i.e.

  • Federal Skilled Worker (FSW)
  • Canadian Experienced Class (CEC)
  • Federal Skilled Trades (FST)

Also, the applicant must receive the NOI (Notification of Interest) from the AINP (Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program).On receipt of the NOI applicant need to apply in the relevant AINP stream to get provincial nomination.

However to be eligible to get NOI and get considered for the nomination, an applicant need to have the CRS score minimum 300 points or above and must be employed in an occupation, which in demand in the province of Alberta.

At now, Alberta is one of the best provinces of Canada to live, work and settle permanently with growing opportunities in various industries and low immigration points requirement.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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