Alberta conducts two more draws in September

EDMONTON ― Alberta has released details of two Express Entry draws conducted in September. Alberta immigration issued 385 PNP invitations on September 14, 2021 and 450 PNP invitations on September 21, 2021. Alberta has issued a total of 1,335 PNP invitations in the month of September so far through its Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP).

The CRS cut-off for both these draws was 300 points which is the minimum requirement to be eligible for Alberta’s Provincial Nominee Program.

Alberta has now invited 5,342 Express Entry candidates to apply for provincial nominations in 2021.

Last year, Alberta’s sanctioned quota by IRCC was 6,250 invitations. The number of nominations that Alberta AINP can issue in the current year (2021) is not yet available.

Alberta did not specify details of occupations that were targeted in this Express Entry draw.

The candidates who have received invitation can now apply for Alberta Express Entry stream.

Alberta AINP Draws in 2021

Date of drawNOI issuedCRS Cut-off for Alberta PNP invitation
21-Sep-21450300
14-Sep-21385300
7-Sep-21500300
30-Aug-21400301
23-Aug-21450300
10-Aug-21396300
27-Jul-21148300
14-Jul-21181301
29-Jun-21148302
16-Jun-21184300
5-Jun-21191300
18-May-21250301
5-May-21250300
20-Apr-21200301
6-Apr-21200302
26-Mar-21300301
2-Mar-21200301
16-Feb-21159352
10-Feb-21200301
28-Jan-21100360
8-Jan-2150406
Source: https://www.alberta.ca/ainp-processing-times-inventory.aspx

The Alberta Express Entry stream focuses on candidates who are qualified to work in various occupations and are interested in immigrating permanently and living in Alberta. The candidate needs to meet these requirements to contribute economically towards the development of Alberta’s economy.

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) regularly selects candidates from the Federal Express Entry pool and issues NOI’s (Notification of Interest).

Successful applicants receive additional 600 points to their CRS score, thereby virtually guaranteeing an ITA from Express Entry draw.

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs are extremely popular with applicants as it provides a certain pathway to Canadian permanent residence with 600 points.

Did you receive an invitation in this Alberta AINP Express Entry draw? Discuss in the Canada Immigration Visa Forum.

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