Immigrate as a Quebec-selected skilled worker

You need to give your biometrics

You now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when you apply for permanent residence if you are from Europe, the Middle East or Africa.

Find out who needs to give biometrics.

Quebec has a special agreement with the Government of Canada on immigration. The province has its own rules for choosing immigrants who will adapt well to living there.

To apply as a skilled worker in Quebec, you must apply to:

  • the Quebec government for a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ)
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to become a permanent resident of Canada (once you’re approved by Quebec)

1. Find out if you’re eligible

Find the other eligibility criteria that will help you immigrate as a Quebec-selected skilled worker.

2. Apply

After the province of Quebec approves you, apply to IRCC for permanent residence.

3. Check processing times

Find out how long it will take us to process your application.

4. After you apply: next steps

Find out what you should do after you apply to come to Canada as a Quebec-selected skilled worker.

5. Prepare for your arrival

Be prepared and know what to expect when you arrive in Canada.


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