The Quebec government has revealed important details under its
skilled worker immigration program that is set to reopen on
November 4, 2015. It plans to receive 6300 new applications during
the 2015-2016 period. The Quebec program features more than
75 eligible occupations and
areas of training that will enable applicants to qualify for a
Quebec Certificate of Selection (CSQ), without a job offer.
Ability to communicate in the french language is often not
The period of reception for applications under the Quebec
skilled worker program will operate under two systems.
November 4 - December 15, 2015:
Maximum 3500 applications will be accepted by Post.
January 18 - March 31, 2016:
Maximum 2800 applications will be accepted via the
Unlike the federal
Express Entry immigration system or programs offered by other
Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP), Quebec remains the only
program in Canada where skilled worker applicants can predict their
chances for admission on the basis of their proven qualifications.
Applicants, who reach a passing score under the Quebec system,
receive a CSQ which enables them to qualify for Canadian permanent
A Quebec skilled worker is foreign national who intends to
settle in Quebec to hold employment the foreign national is likely
able to hold. This determination is made using a point system which
evaluates the candidate's area of training, education,
experience, age, language, qualifications of a partner or spouse,
offer of employment (which is not required), children and
Interested employers: Kindly contact us
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September 21st, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 20th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 43rd overall, inviting 1288 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 483.
Canada received more than 320,000 immigrants in the last 12 months, approaching levels not seen since the early 20th century. The per capital immigration rate at .88%, is consistent with previous Liberal government policies.
October 12th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 21st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 44th overall, inviting 1518 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 484.
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