If you don’t have a high enough CRS score for your Express Entry application, you may be looking into different Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) to help get you more points. In this article, we discuss the Alberta Immigrant Nominee PNP (AINP for short).
This Alberta Express Entry Stream allows the province to nominate a limited number of qualified candidates from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry system.
You must already have a profile submitted to the Express Entry pool in order to be invited to apply, and candidates will be contacted directly by the AINP if they’re invited.
You may receive a Notification of Interest for the AINP if you:
Having one or more of the following may also give you a better chance:
You will want to avoid any of the following to give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation:
If you’re invited to apply, you need to send the invitation letter to the AINP at firstname.lastname@example.org within 14 days and provide your Express Entry profile number. They will respond with the requirements via email.
If your invited to apply to the AINP, you will first want to make sure you meet the following criteria before submitting your application:
Similar to the invitation criteria, one of the following will help your chances at being approved:
If you think the AINP may be a good fit for you, you can find more information at: https://www.alberta.ca/ainp-selection-criteria.aspx
And if you’re ready to start your Express Entry process, sign up for Visto here.