Alberta Issues 16 Express Entry Invitations Targeting Healthcare Workers

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Alberta has issued 16 invitations in a new draw through the Express Entry-linked stream of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program.

The November 9 draw targeted healthcare workers. It had a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 305.

Alberta has an allocation of 9,750 provincial nominations for 2023, up from 6,500 in 2022.

The province has issued 9,432 nominations so far this year.

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Alberta Express Entry Draws

Date NOIs sent Parameters Lowest CRS
09-Nov-23 16 Dedicated Healthcare Pathway with Alberta job offer, CRS score 300 and above 305

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High Number of Applications

Alberta says a high number of AAIP applications have been received in the following occupations, meaning they may take longer to process:

  • 62020 – Food service supervisors
  • 63200 – Cooks
  • 62010 – Retail sales supervisors
  • 13110 – Administrative assistants
  • 65201 – Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
  • 73300 – Transport truck drivers
  • 12200 – Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
  • 13100 – Administrative officers
  • 21222 – Information systems specialists
  • 21231 – Software engineers and designers

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.
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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:

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