Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP), one of the
world's most popular in the residence-by-investment immigration
industry, recorded a drop of 74 per cent in the number of
applications received for 2014 compared to the previous year.
Only 1,400 applications were received before the application
window closed compared to 5,389 applications received in 2013. This
is the first time the QIIP has failed to reach its annual
application limit with industry experts blaming strict new
documentation rules for the decline.
For the 2014 intake, the authorities had delayed the application
subscription period three times through the end of March 2015 in
order to allow more time for applicants to submit their
This year as well, the application window has been increased to
five months as the program is set to launch on August 31st and run
through January 31st, 2016. A new feature of the program which
operates under a quota of 1750, requires investor applicants to
identify a financial intermediary with continuing quota
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