Quebec Economic Classes

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

This section describes how to process applications for permanent residence that are submitted online or on paper under the following programs:

  • Quebec skilled workers (paper only)
  • Quebec immigrant investor
  • Quebec entrepreneur
  • Quebec self-employed persons

Quebec's economic immigration program has four main objectives:

  • to promote francophone immigration
  • to maximize the economic benefits of selection
  • to manage the volume of immigration in terms of Quebec's needs and capacity for integration
  • to select economic immigrants who are most adaptable to the Quebec labour market

Quebec selection process

Intake at IRCC

Processing at IRCC

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