You wish to immigrate to Québec and work here? The following is a typical
procedure based on the experiences of a great number of immigrants. Take the
time to read it. It will give you an idea of the steps you have to follow to
achieve your immigration plan. This may be the beginning of a process that
will change your life. Success depends largely on you and your efforts.
Following a decision by the governmentdecision published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on March 27, 2013, the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles is renewing its rules relating to the intake of applications according to immigration class.
To find out if you can submit an application for a selection certificate, consult the page Intake of applications.
||If you are currently residing in Québec for work or
studies and you would like to immigrate permanently, read the specific procedure
for temporary workers or foreign students.
Your 6-step procedure!
If you have not yet made the decision to immigrate to Québec, this
standardized procedure will provide you with a wealth of information to help
you make an informed decision.
If you have already made up your mind, save yourself some precious time.
This procedure is filled with practical advice to speed up your immigration
Finding out about Québec
Do you like the idea of living in Québec? Have you thought about everything
that this change in your life will involve? Getting
the facts is a simple
and inexpensive way to determine if your immigration plan is feasible.
Evaluating online your chances of being
selected by Québec
You are well-informed about Québec and would like to immigrate? You
may already fill out the Preliminary Evaluation for Immigration (PEI). This
online tool enables you to evaluate your chances of being
selected by Québec.
Obtain an immediate response free of charge!
Submitting an official immigration application
Your plan to immigrate is becoming more concrete and you would like to submit
an official immigration application. Note that special treatment is not
given to applicants who retain the services of an immigration
intermediary. Find out about the steps
to follow to submit an official application.
Preparing before departure to make your integration
into Québec easier
You will soon be leaving for Québec where you will begin a new life
and discover new horizons. While waiting to obtain your permanent resident
visa, take the time to prepare yourself and take certain steps before leaving.
This will make it that much easier for you to integrate into Québec
Proceeding to the Immigration-Québec
office upon arrival at the airport
You have reached your destination! Consult this section for an overview of
the entry and reception formalities.
Taking steps to integrate successfully into
To make your immigration process as smooth as possible, find out about the
steps to follow once you arrive in Québec as well as the services
offered by the government and its partner organizations to facilitate your