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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 Alberta Provincial Nominee Program (AINP) Express Entry stream.

Calculate your Alberta PNP CRS Score 2023

Immigrate to Alberta through Provincial Nomination

Immigrate to Alberta through Provincial Nomination

Determine your eligibility for Alberta Immigration.

You can immigrate to Alberta under the program category that best fits your profile. This self assessment helps you determine eligibility for various Alberta Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP): Alberta Opportunity Stream, Alberta Express Entry Stream, Streams for entrepreneurs, International Graduate Entrepreneur Immigration Stream, Self-Employed Farmer Stream and Foreign Graduate Start-Up Visa Stream.

* 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

This section will measure your adaptability to Alberta Labour Market using information about your education and training, work experience, language ability and age.

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)

Requirements for Alberta Provincial Nominee states that your work experience must relate to the job you have put on your application AND must be up to at least 1 year of work experience (12 full months).

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

Section D: Official Language Ability

English and French are the 2 officially recognized languages for Canadian Immigration. Although English is the official language in Alberta, points may be awarded based on English and or French Ability. Alberta accepts IELTS, CELPIP or TEF scores.
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

Candidate can get additional points based on their spouse profile, past studies in Canada, past Canadian work experience, availability of job offer (arranged employment) and whether or not they have a family in Alberta.
* This section measures spouse factors, Canadian work experience, Canadian education, arranged employment and having relative(s) in Canada.
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?

Almost there...

We're computing your result, to be displayed in the next screen. Your results will be based on responses you have provided in sections A - E. We'll also email your result for record's sake.
* To ensure results delivery, it is your responsibility to enter your email address correctly.

The AINP has an Express Entry stream that 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 apply for a provincial nomination under the Alberta Express Entry Stream.
  2. The AINP will select candidates based on their interests and may consider the candidate’s factors such as educational qualification, age, previous work experience, language proficiency, adaptability to the Alberta labor market, and based on the 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 considers 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 several steps that you will need to take in order to calculate your score on the province of Alberta PNP Points Calculator.

If you are using the government of Alberta website to estimate your score, you first need to create an account on the AINP website. Once you have registered, you can access the calculator tool. Otherwise, use the accessible 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 tool’s instructions to input information such as your highest level of completed education and number of years of continuous full-time or an equal amount of 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 or have ever lived in the province.

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 occupations in demand, as identified by the provincial government.

If you are 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 this information does not contribute to your score, it may slightly impact your AINP application processing times.

Finally, you will need to review the information you have entered into the tool and then click “calculate or submit” to get your score. Your results will arrive by email shortly after the 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 with 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. The maximum point for age is 12.

2. Education – Candidates receive a certain number of points based on their highest level of education. Twenty-five points are possible under the educational qualification factor.

3. Work Experience – Points are assigned based on how long the candidate has worked 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 scores by at most 28 points.

5. Work Experience – Candidates receive points for the years they have worked in their current occupation. A 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 of immigrating 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 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 2023

The Government of Alberta regularly releases an updated list of occupations through which candidates can submit a provincial nomination. Attached is the current occupation in demand for Alberta province (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, Salespersons, 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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In conclusion, the Alberta PNP Points Calculator can help you determine your score and what steps you need to take to improve it. Use this tool to figure out where you stand, and then take the necessary steps to improve your score. Remember, achieving high marks on the PNP takes time and effort, so start working on your score now. Check out Alberta Employer Driven Stream Skilled Worker Category!

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