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Waiting in Express Entry Pool for ITA? - Here are the Provinces which may invite you

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 15, Feb 2019

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The candidates registered in the express entry pool has biggest concern about Invitation to Apply from IRCC. The IRCC often invites the top ranking candidates, hence, the candidates, who doesn't have the score high enough, often find it difficult to get invitation to apply for permanent residency in Canada. Sometimes wait for the ITA becomes eternal for the candidates with low score.

However, provincial nomination is one ray of hope for the candidates in express entry pool waiting for the invite in the EE pool. The different provinces in Canada invite the applicants in EE pool through their express entry aligned streams.

How EE streams of a PNP helps the Express entry pool candidates

The EE streams of the provinces has access to the EE pool. They explore the pool and notify the most suitable candidates to apply in their respective PNP stream. The applicants who apply and get selected for provincial nomination become eligible to get additional 600 CRS points in express entry stream. The extra points drastically increase the CRS score of the applicants which ultimately win the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canada PR for the Candidates in EE pool. Let's find out the key streams that have been inviting the EE pool applicant in good number in the recent past.

Provinces with Express Entry aligned streams

There are three main provinces in Canada, which have been inviting the applicant from EE pool in good numbers, i.e. Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia.

  • Ontario PNP

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has got three stream which has access to EE pool, i.e.

  • Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • French-speaking Skilled Worker Stream
  • Skilled Trades Stream.

Among the above three streams of OINP, Human Capital Priories stream invite the most number of candidates from the express entry pool. The HCP Stream has recently invited 1493 candidates from EE pool with CRS score requirement ranging from 439 to 448. The other two EE aligned streams have also issued significant number of invitations to the applicants.

Also read- Best Provincial Nominee Programs to Apply Canada PR in 2019

  • Alberta PNP

The Alberta Express Entry stream of Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) also has the access to EE pool from where it can select and notify the applicants. The EE stream has been introduced by the AINP, last year only. Apart from the other basic parameters of this stream, candidates need to have CRS score at least 300 and also he/she must be working in an occupation that "supports Alberta's economic development and diversification.

  • Nova Scotia PNP

Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program also has Labour Market Priorities Stream that select the candidates in the express entry pool (with experience in key occupations of the province) and notify them to apply in the NSNP. In its January 24 draw NSNP invited the express entry candidates with CRS score between 400 and 450 and minimum 5 years of work experience as financial auditors and accountants, apart from the other basic parameters of the stream.

Get assistance to confirm details and apply in relevant PNP

To get further details and complete assistance to apply in the most relevant stream of a PNP, you may get in touch with Visas Avenue certified Canadian immigration experts and professionals. Visas Avenue is a top and accredited advisory service for Canada immigration and PR process.

You may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.


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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