On June 21 Alberta held a draw and has issued 262 Notifications of Interest favoring the Express Entry candidates who had the Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300 only. The successful candidates who obtain the Alberta provincial nomination will receive 600 extra CRS score points guaranteeing them to get the invitation for applying to get Canadian permanent residence in subsequent draws.
The CRS score norm of 300 points in this draw is lower than any score of the federal Express Entry in the present year so far. The least Express Entry draw score so far in 2019 was 332 for the May 15 draw exclusively targeting candidates of the Federal Skilled Trades. The minimum score for an all-program draw in the year was 438.
An advantage of AINP is its giving an opportunity for aspirants with a low CRS score to seek the Canadian permanent residence. Additionally, the eligibility norm for Alberta provincial nomination is that the candidate has to work in such an occupation which extends support to its economic development and diversification. The province has not provided a list of the eligible occupations.
A job offer is not an eligibility requirement for Alberta provincial nomination; but such persons who have a job offer from a local employer or also have an earlier provincial work experience get a priority. Other major influencing factors for the candidates are:
A post-secondary degree obtained from a Canadian institution apart from the valid job offer. A close relative already residing in Alberta. After this draw, the total invitations issued to EE candidates by Alberta has reached 3816
For applying to the Alberta provincial nomination, Express Entry candidates need to receive a Notification of Interest from Program. The AINP selects candidates based on the information of the Express Entry profile. The norms to receive such Notification are that a candidate must:
Register an Express Entry profile in the federal pool, Have an intention to settle in Alberta permanently, working in a job which supports the diversification and economic development of Alberta. Get the minimum CRS score of 300.
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