The Sunshine Province, Alberta, energizes Tech Professionals by introducing a new immigration program!
Alberta expedites the new immigration process for which Express Entry Tech candidates are welcomed. The province is planning to introduce this fast-track process for tech workers across Canada and overseas.
Alberta’s immigration minister, in his words…
On January 13, 2022, Tyler Shandro, Alberta’s immigration minister, accelerated this program. From December 2021, the province has already started accepting articles for this program.
Eligibility for Alberta’s Tech Program
The eligibility for Alberta’s New Immigration Tech Program includes:
Tech companies in Alberta, Canada
As per the reports from Alberta Enterprise Corporation, there are more than 3,000 tech companies.
The Princess Province of Canada has registered 233 percentage growth from 2012 to 2021, says Alberta Technology Deal Flow Study. But they are facing challenges to fulfill the vacancies.
Procedure to apply for the Accelerated Tech Pathway
After checking your eligibility for the Alberta Express Entry Stream, you may check the below steps to process your application under the Accelerated Tech Pathway. So, this PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) includes the below three simple steps:
In this step, you need to enter the Express Entry pool of candidates and should be eligible for one of the following pathways:
In order to apply for Alberta’s Accelerated Tech Pathway, you need to submit the duly filled online form for the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). The form includes all the information about your Express Entry profile and the tech jobs vacancies in Alberta.
To get eligible for this Tech Pathway, you need to have a valid job offer or should be working in an Alberta based organization.
List of eligible occupations for Alberta’s Accelerated Tech Program
|0013||Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services|
|0112||Human resources managers|
|0131||Telecommunication carriers manager|
|0212||Architecture and science managers|
|0213||Computer and information systems managers|
|0512||Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts|
|0601||Corporate sales managers|
|1123||Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations|
|1121||Human resources professionals|
|1223||Human resources and recruitment officers|
|2133||Electrical and electronics engineers|
|2147||Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)|
|2161||Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries|
|2171||Information systems analysts and consultants|
|2172||Database analysts and data administrators|
|2173||Software engineers and designers|
|2174||Computer programmers and interactive media developers|
|2175||Web designers and developers|
|2221||Biological technologists and technicians|
|2232||Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians|
|2233||Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians|
|2241||Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians|
|2253||Drafting technologists and technicians 2281 Computer network technicians|
|2282||User support technicians|
|2283||Information systems testing technicians|
|3211||Medical laboratory technologists|
|3212||Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants|
|3219||Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)|
|4163||Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants|
|5131||Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations|
|5241||Graphic designers and illustrators|
|7241||Electricians (except industrial and power system)|
|7246||Telecommunications installation and repair workers|
The AINP checks your eligibility, and if you meet the minimum requirements for the Alberta Express Entry Stream, then you will receive an invitation through email. After receiving an invitation from AINP, you can apply for a provincial nomination.
*Note: You cannot apply to this without receiving the invitation and cannot apply under different streams.
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After receiving the email invitation from Alberta, you have to determine your criteria (If any misrepresentation is observed, the province bans you from applying for five years).
The completely filled applications go into the pool of eligible forms, which are considered for provincial nominations. These applicants will have 30 days period to accept your online Express Entry profile.
Next, your CRS score will be added with an additional 600 points in your Express Entry score. This will not guarantee your permanent residency. Instead, your chances will be boosted to get selected in the pool.
You can apply to permanent residency after receiving ITA from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the Express Entry draw.
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