Alberta immigration has announced the details of two new provincial draws from the Express Entry pool, with Comprehensive Ranking System scores dropping as low as 300. The province conducted Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program draws on October 24 and 30, with a total of 401 Notification of Interest letters sent. In the October 24 draw, the province issued 372…

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Alberta immigration has announced the details of two new provincial draws from the Express Entry pool, with Comprehensive Ranking System scores dropping as low as 300.

The province conducted Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program draws on October 24 and 30, with a total of 401 Notification of Interest letters sent.

In the October 24 draw, the province issued 372 NOI letters to candidates scoring as low as 300 points.

The October 30 draw saw 29 NOI letters sent to candidates scoring as low as 350.

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 27 draws tapping the federal Express Entry pool during 2019.


As of November 5, 2019, Alberta has issued 5,171 of its 6,000 federal government nomination allocation.

The province also has 1,950 applications awaiting assessment.


Alberta Express Entry 2019 Notification of Interest Draws

Draw Date NOI Letters Sent CRS Score of Lowest-Ranked Candidate
30-Oct-19 29 350
24-Oct-19 372 300
09-Oct-19 115 350
25-Sep-19 374 400
18-Sep-19 139 350
11-Sep-19 339 302
28-Aug-19 294 400
15-Aug-19 121 400
07-Aug-19 35 352
24-July-19 220 303
17-July-19 251 400
05-July-19 180 425
21-June-19 262 300
15-May-19 197 301
02-May-19 119 400
24-Apr-19 133 400
15-Apr-19 179 400
09-Apr-19 172 300
02-Apr-19 356 400
26-Mar-19 370 400
19-Mar-19 271 400
15-Mar-19 106 300
12-Mar-19 462 400
05-Mar-19 473 400
22-Feb-19 130 302
01-Feb-19 168 301
25-Jan-19 81 301
10-Jan-19 337 300

Source: www.alberta.ca


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 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 notification of interest:

  • The Express Entry profile expires within the next 3 months
  • You work in an ineligible occupation

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Rashmi Lakkaraju

Rashmi is the founder and the lead practitioner at Cougar Immigration. She is a regulated and licensed member in good standing of the ICCRC (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council). She is also an active member of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).