Alberta has released details of its latest Express Entry Draw

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  • June 21, 2022

In the latest round of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program, which is linked to Express Entry, the province has announced the details of a new draw.

With a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 306, 150 candidates were invited to apply through Alberta Express Entry on June 16.

In order to qualify for the stream, candidates must be interested in immigrating permanently to Alberta, and be employed in an occupation that supports the province’s economic development and diversification.

In 2021, Alberta reached its federal government nomination limit of 6,250. There is no information about the allocation for 2022 at this time.

The province also has 1,100 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 575 expression of interest applications in the Alberta Express Entry pool.

 

High Number of Applications

According to Alberta, AAIP applications have been received in high numbers in the following occupations, resulting in a longer processing time:

  • 6311 – Food service supervisors
  • 6211 – Retail sales supervisor
  • 1241 – Administrative assistants
  • 1221 – Administrative officers
  • 6322 – Cooks
  • 7511 – Transport truck drivers
  • 4214 – Early childhood educators and assistants
  • 0621 – Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • 1311 – Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
  • 0631 – Restaurant and food service managers

 

 Alberta Express Entry Requirements: What are they?

A candidate must meet the following requirements in order to receive a notification of interest:

  • Have an active Express Entry profile in the federal Express Entry pool.
  • Have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to Alberta.
  • Working in an occupation that assists Alberta’s economic development and diversification.
  • Score at least 300 points on the Comprehensive Ranking System.

The following factors may increase the chances of a candidate receiving a notification of interest:

  • Work experience in Alberta or a job offer from an Albertan employer.
  • Graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution.
  • Having a relative that is living in Alberta: parent, child and/or sibling.

Several factors decrease a candidate’s chances of receiving an interest notification:

 

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