Alberta updated the AAIP inventory

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AAIP inventory

On April 19, 2023, Alberta published an update considering the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) inventory. According to the new update, there were around 1,170 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications, 135 Rural Renewal Stream applications, 140 Accelerated Tech Pathway applications, and 165 Expressions of Interest in the Alberta Express Entry pool. 

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allocated a quota of 9,750 nominations to Alberta for 2023 under the AAIP. This year, Alberta invited 584 candidates and issued 2,171 nomination certificates.


AAIP Inventory of Allocations 2023

Allocations for Non-Express Entry Streams total 4,875

  • Alberta Opportunity Stream: 4,240
  • Rural Renewal Stream: 630
  • All (4) Entrepreneur streams: 5

Allocations for the Express Entry Stream and Pathways total 4,875

  • Demand for Family Connection and Occupation: 1,219
  • Accelerated Tech Pathway: 1,219
  • Sector Priorities (that is, health care, construction, agriculture, hospitality, and tourism): 2,437

For 2023 total allocations are 9,750


AAIP Application processing and volume

You can find out how long it takes AAIP to process a whole application for each AAIP stream or pathway by the usual processing times, dates, and application volumes. The following are the primary factors taken into consideration when processing AAIP applications:

  • application quality (completeness, eligibility, outdated information or documents)
  • the volume of applications received
  • the date the application was received
  • strategic priorities, informed by labor market and economic development information
  • the number of nomination certificates remaining for the year


AAIP applications by volume

The following occupations receive a lot of applications for the AAIP worker streams. It is possible for specific submissions to take longer to process or even to be excluded from Express Entry draws if the number of these applications exceeds the capacity to offer nominations.

  • 62020 – Food service supervisors
  • 62010 – Retail sales supervisors
  • 63200 – Cooks
  • 13110 – Administrative assistants
  • 60020 – Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • 42202 – Early childhood educators and assistants
  • 73300 – Transport truck drivers
  • 12200 – Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
  • 21222 – Information systems specialists
  • 13100 – Administrative officers


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