Alberta Express Entry Stream

Alberta Express Entry Stream


  • Effective June 14, 2018, the AINP has implemented a new Alberta Express Entry Stream.
  • Stream will allow Alberta to nominate a limited number of qualified applicants from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry system.
  • Qualified candidates will be selected directly from the Express Entry pool by Alberta.
  • Candidates who have demonstrated strong ties to Alberta and who can help support the government’s economic development and diversification priorities will receive a Notification of Interest from Alberta. International graduates will also be considered under this stream.
  • If one receives a Notification of Interest letter from Alberta in federal Express Entry account one must email a copy of the Notification of Interest letter to the AINP @ [email protected] within two weeks of receiving the letter from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada.
  • The AINP will confirm information and send further instructions on the next step in the application process.
  • As on date, they have not provided any specific Alberta Occupation in Demand List

In case of any query of doubt, one can contact Alberta Information Service @ 1-877-427-6419 or submit an email using the email form at

How can I apply to Express Entry?


  • To apply, one must also qualify for one of the following three existing immigration programs:
  • Canadian Experience Class
  • Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • If eligible, fill out your online Express Entry profile. It includes language test scores (IELTS, CELPIP or TEF), an Educational Credential Assessment (if needed) and documents your work experience.
  • Based on the profile, you will receive a score and be ranked against other applicants in the pool.
  • Top candidates will get an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence.
  • If you receive an invitation from Alberta, you have 90 days to submit your application under AINP Express Entry.
  • You can try to improve your score to increase your chances of success.



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