The Alberta Advantage Immigrant Program (AAIP), conducted four back-to-back Express Entry draws in September. AAIP frequently searches IRCC’s Express Entry pool to find candidates that meet the criteria of one of Alberta PNP’s streams.
The Alberta PNP latest draws held in September, saw invitations being issued to a total of 476 candidates across four Express Entry invitation rounds. Invited candidates required a minimum CRS score of 301 - to be eligible for these invitation rounds.
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.
Check eligibility to apply through Alberta PNP
|Date of draw ||Number of Notification of Interest letters sent ||Draw parameters ||CRS score of lowest ranked candidate who received a Notification of Interest letter |
|September 26, 2023||18||Dedicated Healthcare Pathway with Alberta job offer, CRS score 300 and above||311|
|September 14, 2023||142||Family connection and primary occupation in demand, CRS score 300-500||301|
|September 12, 2023||16||Dedicated Healthcare Pathway with Alberta job offer, CRS score 300 and above||327|
|September 12, 2023||300||Priority sector - Tourism and hospitality occupation with Alberta job offer, CRS score||383|
The following requirements will apply to Express Entry draws scheduled to be conducted by the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program in 2023:
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 bi-weekly basis - with some exceptions. The dates of the next Alberta PNP draws are not posted before they take place.
Take Note: Information on draws conducted is typically posted approximately one month after the date of the draw.
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.
Alberta is known for its strong economy, particularly in industries such as oil and gas, agriculture, technology, and healthcare. The province offers a wide range of job prospects and career opportunities, which can lead to a high standard of living and financial stability for immigrants and their families.
Alberta also offers a high-quality education system, excellent healthcare facilities, and a relatively low cost of living compared to other Canadian provinces like British Columbia and Ontario - thus becoming one of the most popular provinces in Canada for immigrants in 2023.
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