Quebec Programs

Quebec Programs

Quebec Programs

Quebec has a special agreement on immigration with the Government of Canada. The province has its own rules for choosing immigrants who will adapt well to living there. Applicants must undergo two separate processes:

  1. Selection: obtain approval from the province of Quebec by being issued a Quebec Selection Certificate
  2. Admission: apply to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent residence.

Quebec Skilled Worker

The Quebec Skilled Worker program is a points-based immigration program. As a skilled worker program, all applicants are required to demonstrate a minimum amount of skilled work experience.

Quebec Experience Program

The Quebec Experience Program requires that candidates have prior work or study experience in the province of Quebec either as a temporary foreign worker or an international student. Applicants must legally reside in Quebec at the time the application is submitted and processed and possess French language skills.

Quebec Investor Program

In order to apply to the Quebec Investor Program, applicants must have net assets totalling at least $2 million Canadian Dollars and the ability to invest at least $1.2 million. Applicants who fit these criteria may be eligible to obtain permanent residence in Canada through the Quebec Investor Program.

Quebec Entrepreneur Program

The Quebec Entrepreneur Program requires applicants to have the financial capacity along with the experience and intention to manage a business project in Quebec or to acquire a business in Quebec.

Quebec Self-Employed

The Quebec Self-Employed Worker Program allows certain self-employed people to immigrate to Quebec and create their own job. In order to qualify for this program, an applicant needs to have net assets of at least $100,000 Canadian Dollars and two years of experience as a self-employed worker in the business sector or occupation they plan to practice in Quebec.