LATEST ALBERTA PROVINCIAL NOMINEE DRAW, NOVEMBER 2021
Published Date: 25th November 2021
The latest draw of Alberta’s PNP took place on November 9 wherein they issued 200 invitations to apply to the candidates in the Express Entry pool.
200 candidates got a chance to apply for provincial nomination for the province of Alberta as they had scores falling in the range of Lowest Cutoff Score Criteria of Comprehensive Ranking System being 343 for this draw. Although the province took a temporary pause in the second half of the year 2020, it has now resumed issuing invitations to the candidates. Alberta has the benefit of inviting 6,250 candidates in this year. This number is now crossed as 6,359 invitations to apply have already been sent out. This might also mean no more PNP draws for Alberta for the remaining year.
ELIGIBILITY FOR ALBERTA PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM
To be eligible to apply for Alberta Canada, you need to fulfill one or all of the four pointers mentioned below according to your case. If you do so, you can be considered for this province nomination.
- You must be able to fill up the job shortages in Alberta
- You have a plan and necessary resources to buy/start a business
- You are capable of providing for yourself and for your family till you start receiving your first income in Canada
- You meet the eligibility criteria for your desired stream
NOTE: If you are accepted in the provincial nomination, you have the advantage of applying for Canadian permanent residence for not only yourself but for your spouse/common-law partner/dependents as well. Also know that after getting a Notification of Interest (NOI) you are eligible to apply for PR. It doesn’t necessarily mean that you will be approved as the final decision is of the Federal Government of Canada. Nevertheless, having a provincial nomination does increase your chances for a YES to PR.
STREAMS OFFERED BY ALBERTA
The province of Alberta offers many streams to skilled & semi-skilled workers. It also gives opportunities to international students and graduates to have a chance at settling in the province. These are Alberta Opportunity Stream, Alberta Express Entry Stream, International Graduate Entrepreneur Immigration Stream, Self-Employed Farmer Stream and Foreign Graduate Start-up Visa.
HOW TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF RECEIVING AN INVITATION
- One cannot directly apply for these provinces PNP if they do not meet the eligibility criteria.
- You must keep your credentials always updated as the application can be reviewed at any time.
- Make sure you are ranked on top of the Express entry pool and that you clearly mention your interest in Alberta region.
- You will receive a Notification of Interest (NOI) if you are seen by the province. Using the NOI you can apply for permanent residency.
- Make sure you review the terms and conditions of the desired stream thoroughly to avoid any misinterpretations.