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Alberta PNP: Immigration Options without a Job Offer

Aspirants without a job offer have a good success rate to qualify for Canadian immigration through Alberta PNP. The immigration policies of the federal government such as the Express Entry program and the immigration plan to welcome more than 401,000 new immigrants annually in the next three years should boost your chances of settling in Canada.

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Canada Provincial Nominee Progam (PNP) including Alberta Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) receives one-third of all newcomers to Canada each year. As the fourth largest province in Canada, Alberta is a top choice for newcomers. The cities of Edmonton and Calgary are the two most popular cities in Alberta for new immigrants.

According to the province’s population estimates, the province welcomes approximately 40,000 new immigrants per year.

Alberta’s total share of immigrants in Canada is approximately 13 per cent, the third-highest in the country, after Ontario (44.7 per cent) and British Columbia (15.8 per cent).

Alberta’s population is about 4.5 million. The province plays an important role in Canada’s oil, mining, and natural gas industries.

The Canadian province of Alberta is known to accept foreign skilled immigrants, international students who wish to study, work & settle in Canada permanently. Such immigration aspirants need not necessarily have a job offer to immigrate to Canada. The province offers better employment opportunities and higher wages.

Alberta Express Entry Stream

If you do not have a job offer in Canada yet and wish to immigrate for a better career and lifestyle, consider Alberta Express Entry Stream. This stream allows the province to search for and nominate foreign skilled workers who have submitted a profile using the federal Express Entry pool. A job offer is therefore not required.

Going by recent trends, eligible candidates with a low CRS score of 300 can qualify to receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence through Express Entry draws.

To be eligible for the Alberta Express Entry Stream you will need to:

  • Have an active Express Entry profile;
  • Have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 300;
  • Meet the eligibility requirements for one of the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) or Canadian Experience Class (CEC);
  • Work in an occupation that supports Alberta’s economic development;
  • Demonstrate a language proficiency level
  • Intend to reside in Alberta;
  • Have sufficient funds to cover settlement costs in Alberta.

In 2021 alone, Alberta has invited nearly 5,910 candidates who had active Express Entry profiles to apply for permanent residence.

And while you have made your decision to settle in Canada, consider enrolling in the International Engineers Graduate Program by CanApprove to increase your chances of qualifying for Canadian immigration. We also have dedicated programs for immigration aspirants working in the healthcare field.

Take this free assessment online to determine your best immigration option depending on your work profile.

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