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Alberta to Start New Express Entry Stream for Immigration through AINP

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 24, Oct 2017

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Alberta the key province of Canada is going to launch a new stream for its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), i.e. Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). Under the express entry stream, a province gets the right to nominate the applicants registered in the federal express entry pool.

Express Entry Stream for Alberta Provincial Nominee Program (AINP)

Alberta has enrolled for the express entry stream after three years of the existence of federal Express Entry System. The EE Stream launched in January 2015 and it will complete three years of its existence in January 2018. The new Express entry stream of AINP will also begin functioning from the 1st month of next year.

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Alberta has not revealed the eligibility requirements and other key details about the upcoming EE stream as of now. The applicants receiving nomination through the new Express Entry stream shall become eligible to get 600 additional points in the federal express entry system. Such huge additional CRS points ensure the ITA (Invitation to Apply) from Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) via subsequent draw of express entry considering the qualifying marks hovering around 430 mark at this point of time.

Application intake via new EE stream

The Alberta government has also not disclosed as to how many applications will be accepted under the newly announced Express Entry stream of AINP. As of now annual immigration plan 2017 is active, and according to which total allocated applications for all provincial nominee programs are 54,000, while AINP is allowed to nominate 5,500 candidates in the current year.

The details about the AINP allocations will possibly be revealed, once Annual immigration plan 2018 is announced around November 1st, 2017. Although no official information is available with regard to change in nominations under AINP, however, one may expect the rise in total number of nominations under Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) post launch of Annual Immigration Plan 2018.

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Good News for the Canadian PR Aspirants

Its really good news for the Canadian PR aspirants, as new AINP stream will provide another pathway to obtain Canada PR for the applicants. This is another positive immigration news in last few months. Canadian government has taken several steps in last couple of years to ease the immigration and visa process for the people looking to come to Canada.

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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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