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New Alberta Express Entry Draw Declares CRS Cut-Off At 357

Last Updated On 28 February 2023, 9:30 PM EST (Toronto Time)

Latest Alberta Express Entry Stream draw of February 2023 announces CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) cutoff score of 357 or above.

The details of this draw are updated today (February 28) by Alberta Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) officially known as AAIP (Alberta Advantage Immigration Program).

However, AAIP held this draw on February 16, 2023 in which they sent total of 100 invites.

Alberta PNP Draws 2023 - Express Entry Stream

On February 23, Alberta government informed via a press release that Federal government is increasing PNP quota for the province by 50%.

With this news, Alberta PNP has again came under focus for applicants as it generally declares low CRS cutoff score under Express Entry stream.

Usually, 50% of total AAIP quota is reserved for Alberta Express Entry stream. And, half of this are now being kept aside for Express Entry profiles having a family connection in the province as announced on January 18, 2023.

Furthermore, Express Entry profiles just need 300 CRS score to be considered for Alberta draw.

Getting an invitation in an Alberta draw depends upon the additional factors taken into consideration by AAIP. Check out additional factors that matter.

Alberta PNP Latest Statistics 2023

Alberta received 9,750 nomination certificates from IRCC for 2023 and so far 982 nomination certificates have already been issued in 2023.

Below data is up-to-date as of February 28, 2023.

AAIP StreamNumber of applications in the queue (approximate)The AAIP is assessing applications received before (approximate)
Alberta Opportunity StreamApproximately 1370December 6, 2022
PNP applications sent after December 6 are not assigned to an officer
Alberta Express Entry StreamApproximately 450Express Entry profiles submitting their information for Accelerated Tech Pathway processed with priority.

AAIP has high volume of applications with below listed Occupations and NOC codes. So, these may take longer for processing.

  • 62020 – Food service supervisors
  • 62010 – Retail sales supervisors
  • 63200 – Cooks
  • 13110 – Administrative assistants
  • 21231 – Software engineers and designers
  • 42202 – Early childhood educators and assistants
  • 21222 – Information systems specialists
  • 60020 – Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • 73300 – Transport truck drivers
  • 60030 – Restaurant and food service managers

What is Alberta Express Entry Stream

The Alberta Express Entry Stream is a route for talented professionals who desire to come to the province Alberta in Canada, through the federal Express Entry system.

Candidates must have a valid Express Entry profile and match the eligibility requirements established by the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) to be eligible for the Alberta Express Entry Stream.

Click here for full details on eligibility and how Alberta Express Entry stream work. 👇


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