Express Entry Scores Again Drop As Low As 400 In New Alberta Draw
Alberta immigration has conducted a new provincial draw, issuing Notifications of Interest to 294 candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 400 points.
The August 28 draw, which tapped the federal Express Entry pool, was the second in succession to issue NOIs to candidates with scores of 400.
During 2019, candidates with scores as low as 300 have received NOIs through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program.
Important requirements for the Alberta Express Entry stream are that candidates have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to the province, and are working in an occupation that supports Alberta’s economic development and diversification.
For full details of the requirements for Alberta Express Entry, please see below.
Alberta has now conducted 22 draws tapping the federal Express Entry pool during 2019.
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As of September 10, 2019, Alberta has issued 4,115 of its 6,000 federal government nomination allocation.
The province also has 1,640 applications awaiting assessment.
Alberta Express Entry 2019 Notification of Interest Draws
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Regular draws are conducted under the Alberta Express Entry stream, selecting candidates from the federal Express Entry pool and inviting them to apply to the AINP.
What are the requirements for Alberta Express Entry?
In order to be eligible to receive a notification of interest, candidates must:
- Have an active Express Entry profile in the federal Express Entry pool.
- Have stated an interest in immigrating permanently to Alberta.
- Be working in an occupation that supports Alberta’s economic development and diversification.
- Have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300 points.
Factors that may improve a candidate’s chances of receiving a notification of interest:
- A job offer from an Albertan employer and/or work experience in Alberta.
- Having graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution.
- Having a relative that is living in Alberta: parent, child and/or sibling.
Factors that decrease a candidate’s chances of receiving a notification of interest:
- The Express Entry profile expires within the next 3 months
- You work in an ineligible occupation