The 197 Express Entry Candidates has been invited by the province of Alberta for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence who has a Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 301. The draw was held last 15th of May through Alberta Express Entry Stream, and the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) issued details about the draw this week.

The AINP is one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program that grants engaging provinces and territories to nominate immigration candidates who match domestic labour market needs.

The Alberta Express Entry Stream allows the AINP to find the federal Express Entry system for candidates who is eligible. Those candidates that are eligible will be entered into Express Entry and designate a score set by the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The highest-ranked candidates have issued invitations for the application for Canadian permanent residence through regular draws from the pool.

The candidates from Express Entry with the provincial nomination from Alberta will be given an additional 600 points towards their CRS scores adequately assuring an invitation from the Government of Canada to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

This year it has a total of 3,554 invitations has been given to eligible candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence through Alberta Express Entry Stream.

To be eligible for Alberta Express Entry Stream, the candidate must have a CRS score of at least 300 and works in an occupation that approves in “Alberta’s economic development and diversification priorities” to be acknowledged for an invitation from the AINP.

But, AINP will prioritize the candidates for provincial nomination with:

  • A job offer and/or work experience in Alberta;
  • A degree from a Canadian post-secondary institution and a valid job offer; or
  • A parent, child or sibling already living in Alberta.

For all the draws for Alberta Express Entry Stream so far this year, seven out of fifteen draws have seen the minimum score range between 300 and 302. And this has to be the lowest score drawn through federal Express Entry draw so far this year.

To determine your eligibility to be a candidate and CRS score ranking, consult us and we are happy to help you to become a Canadian permanent resident.

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