Alberta holds a new PNP draw with a CRS score of 301
The new PNP draw of Alberta invites Express Entry candidates for provincial nomination.
On March 2, IRCC invited Express Entry candidates after Alberta held a new PNP draw.
The AINP- Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program invited 200 Express Entry candidates with a CRS score of at least 301 for permanent residency.
Express Entry System is a top immigration pathway for immigrants that provides PR status under three streams– Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class.
Express Entry candidates with a provincial nomination receive 600 points to the total CRS score.
The applicants receive a score based on CRS on age, language proficiency in English or French, valid job offer, work experience, etc.
Express Entry candidates with a provincial nomination receive 600 points to the total CRS score increasing, their CRS scores for permanent residency in the subsequent Express Entry draw.
Candidates applying for permanent residency in Alberta require work experience in one of the eligible occupations.
The AINP also lists ineligible occupations. As of November 1, 2020, the government increased the number of occupations that are ineligible to apply for the Labor Market Impact Assessment in Alberta. However, if the candidate receives an invitation on or after November 1, 2020, Alberta can select candidates, even if they are working in an occupation that is ineligible to process for LMIA.
Alberta was supposed to issue 6250 nominations in 2020 but, with the pandemic, it reduced to 4000 allocations till June 2020.
The AINP has not given digits on the number of nominations for Alberta in 2021, but so far, it has invited 709 Express Entry candidates in 2021.
If you are applying for Canada PR, its best to take the guidance of an expert. CN Immigration Service proves to be responsible in filing your documents and processing your application for permanent residency status.
You can fill the Technical Evaluation (TE) form to confirm whether you are eligible for Canada Immigration