Overview

  • The Alberta Express Entry Stream is not open to candidates who apply directly.
  • Only candidates who have been invited may submit an application. The AAIP invites those who meet the minimum eligibility criteria to apply.
  • You cannot use a nomination from any other AAIP stream to apply under the Alberta Express Entry Stream or the federal Express Entry system.
  • Nominations for the Alberta Express Entry Stream cannot be extended.

General Alberta Express Entry Stream

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Alberta Express Entry Stream Eligibility

  • you have an active profile in the Express Entry pool and a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300
  • you have expressed interest in moving to Alberta permanently
  • your primary occupation must support Alberta’s economic development and diversification
  • you currently have an Alberta-based job offer
  • you have graduated from a Canadian college or university
  • you have a child, parent, or sibling who is either a permanent resident or Canadian citizen living in Alberta
  • you speak French as your first language
  • your Express Entry profile expires within 5 months
  • your Express Entry primary occupation:

How to apply if you receive a Notification of Interest letter

  • within two weeks of receiving your letter in your Express Entry profile, email a copy to AAIP at albertaexpressentry@gov.ab.ca
  • provide your profile number
  • provide the email address you will use
  • provide information about current and past AAIP applications
  • have an active profile in the Express Entry pool with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300
    • the primary occupation in your federal Express Entry profile must be an occupation that supports Alberta’s economic development and diversification
  • meet the criteria of one of the Express Entry immigration programs:
  • intend to live and work in Alberta permanently
  • submit a complete application, and
  • pay the AAIP application fee

Alberta Express Entry Stream application fee

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