The French-speaking province in Eastern Canada is a dominant economic player within the country. Foreign businessmen and investors always keep an eye on this province for business migration to Canada through Quebec. It attracts a large amount of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) making it a popular destination to invest. The city’s economy is primarily driven by transportation, tourism, service sector and defence.
The uniqueness of the Quebec province lies in its exclusive immigration and visa procedures in choosing the immigrants without any dependency on the Federal Government of Canada.
There are three immigration programs for Quebec that you can check if you are eligible for to migrate to Quebec –
Before you head on to apply for any of the business immigration programs of Quebec, make sure you have understood the program and immigration rules and procedures.
Step 1: Preparation of the Application
The application must include the duly completed application form, schedule (for entrepreneurs only), declaration duly signed as required, narrative document and other documents in case of spouse and dependents, legible supporting documents and payment of the fee required.
Step 2: Assessment of the Application
When your file is opened, you will receive a letter with an annexure on information regarding the attestation of learning about democratic values and the Québec values. Once the processing of your application has begun, you will be sent an e-mail that would invite you to provide your attestation of learning about democratic values and the Québec values.
Step 3: Assessment/ Interview wherever applicable
Pertaining to the program that has been opted for, specific factors are to be taken care of because that would be the primary assessing points–
In addition to this, you may be asked for additional documents or an interview session to complete the assessment process.
Step 4: Outcome of the assessment
Based upon the review of your application, the counsellor may accept or reject your application. If accepted,
Quebec Entrepreneur Program
Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (Currently suspended for fresh applications):
Quebec Self-Employed Worker Program
Quebec Investor Program – The principal has to pay a fee of CAD $15,763 charged by the Quebec Government for processing immigration applications under this category. There is no specific timeline for the applications to be processed as they are dependent on numerous factors like volume, country from which the application has been received and the international context.
Quebec Entrepreneurs / Self-Employed Workers – The principal has to pay a fee of CAD $1, 099 charged by the Quebec Government for processing immigration applications under this category. The fee would be CAD $174 for Spouse or de facto spouse and CAD $174 for each dependent child. There is no specific timeline for the applications to be processed as they are dependent on numerous factors like volume, country from which the application has been received and the international context.
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