Alberta invited new candidates under the latest occupation-specific AAIP draws

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latest occupation-specific AAIP draws

On July 21, 2023, the Government of Alberta published the results of the new invitation rounds under the latest occupation-specific AAIP draws. The province held two draws under the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP). 

On July 11, 2023, Alberta invited 150 candidates with Alberta job offer in the tourism and hospitality sector. The CRS score for the applicant with the lowest rank taken into consideration in this draw was 435. Therefore, every other candidate taken into consideration for this draw had a CRS score higher than 435. 

On July 13, 2023, the AAIP invited 142 candidates under the Family Connection pathway. These 142 applicants fit the criteria of the principal occupation and family link. Overall the number of invitations and the CRS score was less. The candidate with the lowest CRS score only had a 302 overall.

As of July 21, 2023, the province invited 2,012 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the Alberta Express Entry and issued 6,003 nomination certificates.


Results of the latest occupation-specific AAIP draws

On July 11 and 13, 2023, Alberta held the latest occupation-specific AAIP draws of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program. In total, Alberta submitted 292 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to apply for provincial nomination in each of these draws. Candidates who scored between 302 and 435 on the CRS were invited to apply. Details can be overviewed in the table below:



July 13, 2023142302Family connection and primary occupation in demand, CRS score 300-500
July 11, 2023150435Priority sector – Tourism and hospitality occupation with Alberta job offer, CRS score 300-500


What is Alberta Express Entry Stream?

A limited number of qualifying applicants may be nominated by Alberta through the Express Entry system of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada under the Alberta Express Entry Stream. The Alberta Express Entry System’s priorities and methods of selecting applicants are provided as a courtesy and are subject to change at any time. The Alberta Express Entry Stream has to extend invitations to applicants. 

How to be selected for Alberta Express Entry Stream?

Candidates may be asked to submit an application or receive a Notification of Interest (NOI) letter if they have one of the following:

  • a connection with personal family members in Alberta and experience in an in-demand occupation, 
  • a job offer from an Alberta employer in the healthcare industry and are licensed to practice in one of the qualified healthcare professions under the Designated Healthcare Pathway; expedited processing applies
  • a job offer for an eligible tech occupation from an Alberta employer in an eligible tech industry under the Accelerated Tech Pathway; an initial Accelerated Tech Pathway web form is required as a first step and expedited processing applies 
  • experience is required to help meet labor needs in major sectors like agriculture, construction, tourism, and hospitality

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