Immigration authorities in the Province of Quebec announced they
will begin to accept new applications under its highly successful
Quebec Immigrant Investor Program for a limited period starting
August 31st 2015 until January 31st 2016.
This comes as welcome news for high net worth individuals
looking for an attractive passive investment scheme offering
Canadian permanent residence. With the recent closure of the
Federal Immigrant Investor program, the Quebec program is the only
program of its kind in Canada.
Under the new subscription period, Quebec will accept a maximum
of 1750 applications during the subscription period including a
maximum of 1200 from China, Hong Kong and Macao. Interested
applicants are accordingly encouraged to act early to increase
their chances of having their application selected for
The application quotas and the limited period of reception do
not apply to applicants to the investor category who can
demonstrate an intermediate to advanced level of French language
proficiency through an approved standardized language test.
Applicants who can meet this requirement may submit an application
anytime during the period beginning April 1, 2015 through March 31,
Interested employers: Kindly contact us
here to receive further information. Interested candidates: Find out whether you
qualify to Canada by completing our
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