Alberta Express Entry Draws In October: 5 Rounds, 318 ITAs!

Alberta Express Entry Draws In October: 5 Rounds, 318 ITAs!

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[Published 03 Nov, 2023 | 04:36 AM]
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Alberta conducted five back-to-back Express Entry draws in October.

The Alberta Advantage Immigrant Program (AAIP), frequently searches IRCC’s Express Entry pool to find candidates that meet the criteria of one of Alberta PNP’s streams.

The Alberta Express Entry latest draws held in October, saw invitations being issued to a total of 318 candidates across five invitation rounds. Invited candidates required a minimum CRS score of 313 - to be eligible for an ITA.

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Alberta PNP Latest Draw

The size & frequency of the Notification of Interest (NOI) draw is determined by the AAIP’s application backlog at that time. AAIP draws are usually held on a weekly basis - with some exceptions.

Take Note: Information on Alberta draws conducted is typically posted approximately one month after the date of the draw.

Date of draw Number of NOI letters sent
Draw parameters CRS score
October 26, 2023 100 Family connection and primary occupation in demand 369
October 24, 2023 22 Dedicated Healthcare Pathway with Alberta job offer 326
October 10, 2023
13
Dedicated Healthcare Pathway with Alberta job offer
327
October 5, 2023 150 Family connection and primary occupation in demand 323
October 3, 2023 33 Priority sector - Agriculture occupation with Alberta job offer 313

If you have received an invitation letter from Alberta, you must now send a copy of the letter - along with additional information to the Alberta Advantage Immigrant Program (AAIP) by email within 2 weeks of receiving the letter.

Alberta Express Entry draws in 2023

The following requirements will apply to Express Entry draws scheduled to be conducted by the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program in 2023:

  • 31% of the nominations will be allocated to candidates whose profession is mentioned on the Alberta Occupation In-demand List - and who have a family connection in Alberta.
  • 23% of the nominations will be allocated to candidates whose primary occupation is in the healthcare, construction, agriculture, hospitality, and tourism sectors.
  • 45% of the nominations will be allocated to candidates under Alberta’s Accelerated Tech Pathway.

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General Eligibility

You may receive a Notification of Interest (NOI) or be considered for the Accelerate Tech Pathway if:

  • You have an active Express Entry profile.
  • Meet the eligibility criteria of one of the Express Entry streams: Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), or Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
  • Your primary occupation is mentioned on the Alberta occupation in demand list.
  • You intend to be able to live and work permanently in Alberta.
  • You have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300. 
  • You have an active nomination under any AAIP stream.

Immigrating through Alberta can be an attractive option for individuals looking to settle in Canada. Alberta, a province in western Canada, offers several benefits that make it an appealing destination for immigrants.

Alberta provides opportunities for skilled workers, entrepreneurs, and graduates to obtain nominations and apply for Canada PR. This program is designed to meet the specific labor market needs of Alberta, ensuring that individuals with the right skills and qualifications are welcomed into the province.

Source: alberta.ca



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