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    Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) 2021 Draws Review

    Jan 05,2022

    Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) 2021 Draws Review

    Alberta province is known for its beautiful nature and astonishing landscape, ponds, and mountains. It is on the western side of the country. As far as economic growth has concerned, the province is an economic hub for the country due to its natural gas and petroleum products. Additionally, Canada’s populous cities Calgary, and Edmonton, are also in the province. Moreover, it is also a premium study destination among international students. It is the center for some of the best institutes of the country such as,

    • University of Alberta
    • University of Calgary
    • University of Lethbridge
    • Concordia University of Edmonton
    • Mount Royal University
    • SAIT Polytechnic
    • St Mary’s University and several more.

    Apart from this, Alberta is also known for some of the most in-demand industries

    • Wholesale and retail trade
    • Health care and social assistance
    • Construction     
    • Professional, scientific and technical services      
    • Educational services      
    • Accommodation and food services          
    • Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas  
    • Transportation and warehousing             
    • Manufacturing
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    About Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

    Alberta province’s immigration program is known as, Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). The AINP program helps to find and invite the most eligible candidates, who can support the economic growth of the province. The program picks the perfect candidates from the Express Entry pool and sends them an Alberta Provincial Nomination Certificate notification to apply. Candidates can apply for the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) under these specific streams.

    • Alberta Express Entry Stream

    The Government of Alberta nominates the applicants from the Express Entry pool through the stream. Based on the specific criteria and in-demand occupations of the province, the Alberta Government send the Nomination Certificate to the applicant. As a result, the applicant can submit her final application to the province. Along with the application, a candidate needs to pay the provincial nomination fees of CAD 500. Once the final application is selected, then the applicant will be eligible to get 600 CRS provincial nomination points in her Express Entry profile.

    • Alberta Opportunity Stream

    The stream is open for those candidates, who are currently working in Alberta and under the specific eligible occupation. According to the stream, candidates need to meet minimum criteria and eligibility requirements. Based on their profile candidates will get nominations to apply for the provincial nomination.

    • Self-Employed Farmer Stream

    The purpose of the stream is to enhance the start-up opportunity in the province and especially in the agriculture industry. According to the stream, candidates need to have the fund the purchased land or buy a farm and develop it. Those candidates are allowed to apply for permanent residency through the stream. As per the condition, successful candidates will become farm owners and operators. Candidates can now live in Alberta and maintain their farming business.

    Alberta Provincial Nomination (AINP) Draws 2021

    1January 8, 202150406
    2January 28, 2021100360
    3February 10, 2021200301
    4February 16, 2021159352
    5March 2, 2021200301
    6March 26, 2021300301
    7April 6, 2021200302
    8April 20, 2021200301
    9May 5, 2021250300
    10May 18, 2021250301
    11June 5, 2021191300
    12June 16, 2021184300
    13June 29, 2021148302
    14July 14, 2021181301
    15July 27, 2021148300
    16August 10, 2021396300
    17August 23, 2021450300
    18August 30, 2021400301
    19September 7, 2021500300
    20September 14, 2021385300
    21September 21, 2021450300
    22September 30, 2021275300
    23October 12, 2021293300
    24October 26, 2021248300
    25November 9, 2021200343
    26November 24, 2021100350
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    Analysis Of Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) 2021 Draws

    • Each year Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has set the limits for each province to the nominations, so for the year 2021, the IRCC has set the nomination limit for the Alberta province was 6250.
    • In the last year, AINP has not only reached its target, but also they have invited 6458. However, there are a few applications still in process. These applications did not receive the nomination yet.
    • As per the latest update, nearly 775 Expression of Interest applications and 475 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications are there in the express entry pool.
    • There were two streams, which has closed in the year 2021 Employer-Driven Stream and Strategic Recruitment Stream.
    • As per the analysis, the highest applications volume has registered under the listed below occupations.
      • 6311 – Food service supervisors
      • 6211 – Retail sales supervisors
      • 3211 – Medical laboratory technologists
      • 0211 – Engineering managers
      • 1123 – Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
      • 2131 – Civil engineers
      • 6322 – Cooks
      • 7511 – Transport truck drivers
      • 2282 – User support technicians
      • 1241 – Administrative assistants
    • The province has declared its maximum draws within the CRS of 300 to 350 points. However, only selected NOCs are nominated under these draws. The reasons for this variation in the selection are as per below
      • The AINP has targeted the candidates who have a job offer or work experience from Alberta; OR
      • Secondly, candidates who have Canadian education and a valid job offer from any provincial employer; OR
      • Candidates should have strong tie-ups with the province. Like parents, children or siblings, who already have Canadian citizenship or permanent residency and living in the province for at least one year or longer?
      • Candidates who are in the pool but may not nominate in any of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) draws. There are also specific reasons that they may not be selected. Here some of them
      • Alberta only considers those candidates who have their active profile in the pool from the last nine months or less.
      • Secondly, there are certain occupations, which are under the ineligible occupation list.

    Ineligible Occupations

    NOC Code (2016)NOC Skill LevelOccupation
    04220School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
    04230Managers in social, community and correctional services
    04320Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
    0651*0Escort agency managers, massage parlour managers
    4031ASecondary school teachers
    4032AElementary school and kindergarten teachers
    4154AProfessional occupations in religion
    5121AAuthors and writers
    5133AMusicians and singers
    5135AActors and comedians
    5136APainters, sculptors and other visual artists
    1227BCourt officers and justices of the peace
    3223*BDental laboratory assistants/bench workers
    4214*BEarly childhood educators who do not have certification through Alberta Children’s Services – Child Care Staff Certification Office or who have been certified as Level 1 Early Childhood Educator (formerly Child Development Assistant)
    4216BOther instructors
    4217BOther religious occupations
    5232BOther performers, not elsewhere classified
    5244BArtisans and craftspersons
    6232BReal estate agents and salespersons
    4411CHome child care providers
    4412CHome support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
    4413CElementary and secondary school teacher assistants
    6533CCasino occupations
    6564COther personal service occupations
    7513CTaxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs
    8442CTrappers and hunters
    6623DOther sales related occupations
    6722DOperators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport
    6742DOther service support occupations, not elsewhere classified
    8611DHarvesting labourers
    8612DLandscaping and grounds maintenance labourers
    8613DAquaculture and marine harvest labourers
    8614DMine labourers
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