Alberta PNP Points Calculator: How to Calculate Your Score

Do you want to live and work in Alberta? If the answer is yes, then you need to know how to calculate your score using the Alberta PNP Points Calculator. This tool will help you determine if you are eligible to apply for a provincial nomination through the Express Entry stream of the Alberta Provincial Nominee Program (AINP).

Calculate your Alberta PNP CRS Score 2022

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Determine your eligibility for Alberta Immigration.


* Your country of origin is not a factor, but its good to know. Processing times are sometimes dependent on this.
Do you have a spouse or common-law partner that will come to Alberta with you?
What is your age at the time you'll be submitting your PNP application?

*Age is a factor in Canadian Immigration, same applies to Alberta Provincial Nominee Program. Choose the applicable age bracket at the time of application.

Section B: Education & Employment

Which of the following is your highest level of complete education or training?
Have you completed a minimum of 2 years of full-time study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada?
Do you have a minimum 1 year of work experience in Canada in an occupation classified under NOC skill level 0, A or B with a valid work permit?
Do you currently have an arranged employment in Canada?
Do you (or your spouse or common-law partner) have a relative in Canada who are living in Canada as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and 18 years old?

Section C: Work Experience (Maximum 15 Points)

How many years of work experience did you obtain WITHIN the last 5 years prior to submitting your application?

Section D: Official Language Ability

What score range did you obtain in your FIRST official language test?
What score range did you obtain in your SECOND official language test?

Section E: Additional questions

Does your spouse or common-law partner have a minimum of CLB level 4 or higher in all 4 Language abilities – Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing?
Does your spouse or common-law partner have a minimum of 2 years of full-time academic study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada?
Family relative includes a: parent, sibling, grandparent, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, first cousin and step-family members or in-laws of the same relationships. The family members in Saskatchewan must meet the requirements as listed under “Required Documents” for your ISW sub-category.
Does your spouse or common-law partner have a minimum of 1 year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit?

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The AINP has an Express Entry stream which allows foreign nationals to apply for provincial nomination after receiving a Notification of Interest (NOI) letter from the province. Eligible candidates will be contacted directly by the AINP through their Express Entry profile.

Highlights of the Alberta Provincial Nominee Program Express Entry Process

  1. Only those Express Entry candidates who receive an invitation, or NOI letter from the AINP can submit an application for a provincial nomination under the Alberta Express Entry Stream.
  2. The AINP will select candidates based on their interest and may consider candidate’s factors such as educational qualification, age, previous work experience, language proficiency, adaptability to Alberta labour market and based on availability of arranged employment in a city in Alberta.
  3. Interested candidates must score at least 60 CRS points out of 100 on the Alberta PNP Points Calculator.
  4. The AINP point calculator takes into account factors such as age, education, work experience, language ability and adaptability. See the AINP crs tool to calculate your score.
  5. The highest possible score on the Alberta PNP Points Calculator is 100.

How to Calculate Your Score on the Alberta PNP Points Calculator

There are a number of steps that you will need to take in order to calculate your score on the province of Alberta PNP Points Calculator.

If you’re using government of Alberta website to estimate your score, then you first need to create an account on the AINP website. Once you have registered, you will be able to access the calculator tool. Otherwise, use the free AINP point calculator we have provided on this page.

Next, you will need to input some information about yourself into the calculator. This includes your age, work experience, language ability and education.

Next, you will need to follow the instructions on the tool in order to input information such as your highest level of completed education and number of years of continuous full-time or an equal amount in part-time paid work experience gained within the past ten years.

You will also be asked to input your language ability. To get the best results, you should provide information on your CLB score or IELTS band.

The Alberta PNP Points Calculator will also ask about your adaptability. This includes questions such as whether you have relatives in Alberta and whether you have ever lived in the province before.

You’re also required to input information about your job offer in any city in Alberta, if you have one. Such jobs are usually connected to or close to occupation in demand as identified by the provincial government.

If you’re using the free Alberta PNP point calculator on Work Study Visa, then also provide your country of origin and tell us whether or not you have a spouse. Although these information do not contribute to your score, they may have slight impact on your AINP application processing times.

Finally, you will need to review the information that you have entered into the tool and then click “calculate or submit” in order to get your score. Your results will arrive by email shortly after final submission.

Distribution of points in Alberta PNP Points Calculator

The AINP Points Calculator assigns points to candidates based on various factors, including age, education, work experience and language ability.

Candidates who have a spouse or common-law partner living in Alberta are also awarded additional points. Points are distributed under the factors listed above as follows:-

1. Age – Candidates are awarded points for their age, with younger candidates receiving more points. Maximum points for age is 12.

2. Education – Candidates receive a certain number of points based on the highest level of education they have achieved. 25 points are possible under the educational qualification factor.

3. Work Experience – Points are assigned based on how long the candidate has been working in their current occupation.

4. Language Ability – Points are awarded for language ability in both English and French. Language proficiency (using IELTS, CELPIP, etc scores) can increase AINP score by at most 28 points.

5. Work Experience – Candidates receive points for the number of years they have worked in their current occupation. Maximum of 15 scores are possible in this factor.

6. Arranged Employment – Candidates who have an offer of arranged employment in Alberta will be awarded 10 points. Getting a job in Alberta is one way to improve your Alberta express entry points.

7. Adaptability – A maximum of 15 points are awarded under this factor, based on criteria such as previous work experience in Canada or a relative living in the province. Increase your chances to immigrate to Alberta by applying through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

Total possible points for Alberta PNP: 100 (maximum).

Additional Points for AINP Nominee

Additional Points – Additional points are awarded to candidates with a spouse or common-law partner living in Alberta. You can also get additional 5 points for adaptability to the environment in Alberta.

Alberta Occupation in Demand List 2022

The Government of Alberta regularly releases an updated list of occupations through which candidates can submit a provincial nomination. Attached the current occupation in demand for Alberta province (just use it as the reference).

  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Machinery and Transportation Equipment
  • Restaurant and Food Service Managers
  • Business, Finance and Administrative Roles
  • Sales and related services
  • Underground miners, drillers and related tasks
  • Management
  • Recycling Units
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Insurance
  • Metal forming and shaping
  • Retail Managers, Salesperson, Clerks and Cashiers
  • Automobile Service Technicians
  • Data Miner
  • Healthcare Industry workers
  • Landfill gas plant operator
  • Solar Installer
  • Wind Turbine Technician
  • Web Designers and Developers
  • Wholesale Trade Managers
  • Real Estate Agents and Supervisors
  • Farming Specialists
  • Supply Chain, Tracking and Scheduling Co-ordination Occupations
  • Natural Resources Production
  • Fishing Industry
  • Transport Truck Drivers

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