Canada’s westernmost Prairie Province of Alberta via its latest March 2020 latest Express Entry-linked provincial nominee program draw known as Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) has went on to invite a total number of 100 applicants, having their Express entry profiles in the Federal Express Entry pool. Candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System score of 2020 were invited to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in Canada.
Applicants who have received their Notifications of Interest (NOIs), an official name for Invitation to Apply or ITAs that are issued through the Alberta Express Entry Stream, will not be required to have a job offer in order to receive an invitation from the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). But to be invited, they do require to have their profiles to be present in the federal Express Entry system.
If successful, then the applicants who will be chosen in the March 2020 draw shall receive an extra 600 CRS points towards their overall CRS ranking, in the upcoming federal Express Entry draw. Just a week ago, Canada had issued Invitations to Apply to 668 applicants with provincial nomination from the Express Entry Pool alone.
Canada Express entry manages applications that are submitted under three of Canada’s core economic class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and Canadian Experience Class.
Applicants who are eligible to apply under the Express Entry system of Canada are evaluated on key human capital factors of age, skilled work experience, proficiency in English or French language and other additional factors like arranged employment and adaptability when in Canada.
High scorers on the Comprehensive Ranking System will be sent an ITA for permanent residence in regularly conducted Express Entry Draws. To be chosen by this provincial nominee program the applicants need to be working in an occupation that contributes in the economic growth and diversification priorities of Alberta.