Alberta Provincial Program has recently published the number of candidates who received invitations to apply for Canada PR and score requirements for the most recent two draws of Alberta Express Entry.
On 22 January 2020, the Alberta Provincial Nominee Program issued a sum of 201 invitations to apply for an Alberta provincial nomination for Canada PR. In this specific draw, the candidates require a minimum of 350 points CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) Score in order to secure an invitation to apply Canada PR. Later a week on 29 January 2020, Alberta issued a sum of 150 invitations to Express Entry candidates to apply for an Alberta provincial nomination for Canada PR. In this specific draw, the candidates require a minimum of 300 points CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) Score in order to secure an invitation to apply Canadian PR.
The Alberta Provincial Express Entry Stream permits the Alberta PNP to select eligible aspirants with a profile in the Express Entry pool, Express Entry manages the pool of contestants for Canadian economic class immigration programs:
· Federal Skilled Worker Program
· Canadian Experience Class
· Federal Skilled Trades Program
One of the benefits that the Alberta Provincial Express Entry Stream is that it gives a chance to secure Canadian PR for candidates who are in the pool of Express Entry and have lower CRS scores.
For instance, the most recent federal Express Entry CRS score requirement was 472 points recorded in the Express Entry draw held on February 5.
In order to be acceptable for the Express Entry Stream of Alberta, applicants need to be working in a job that promotes the Alberta province’s diversification priorities and economic development.
The Alberta PNP does not give a list of occupations that are eligible. It is not mandatory to have an employment offer in Alberta in order to get an invitation to apply for Canadian PR. Alberta Issued a total of 501 Invitations to candidates in the pool of Express Entry in the month of January alone.
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