• Quebec Skilled Worker


Quebec Skilled Worker / Professional applicants intending to reside in Montreal or another city in the Province of Quebec are assessed upon a series of factors, i.e. a Point System, which is designed to indicate the likelihood of becoming economically established in Quebec. Applicants who are successful under the Quebec Immigration selection system are issued a Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ).

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for a Quebec Selection Certificate, Skilled Worker / Professional applicants must score enough points under the Quebec Immigration selection system below. A single applicant must score at least 49 points based on the criteria below. An applicant with a spouse or common-law/conjugal partner must score at least 57 points.

The Quebec Immigration selection factors may be summarized as follows:

The Quebec Immigration selection factors may be summarized as follows:

Selection Factor Points
Training Maximum 28 points
Experience Maximum 8 points
Age Maximum 16 points
Language Proficiency Maximum 22 points
Stay and family in Quebec Maximum 8 points
Spouse’s Characteristics Maximum 16 points
Validated Employment Offer Maximum 10 points
Employability Pass mark for single applicants 42
Employability Pass mark for married applicants 50
Children Maximum 8 points
Financial Self-Sufficiency Maximum 1 point
Pass mark for single applicants 49 points
Pass mark for married applicants 57 points

Quebec Skilled Workers are not assessed based upon the selection factors of the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Citizenship and Immigration Canada acknowledges the selection of applicants who meet Quebec immigration selection criteria.

The Process

  • Step 1:

    Submission of the Application for Quebec Selection Certificate to MIDI.

  • Step 2:

    Issuance of CSQ for the applicant and each dependent following a thorough assessment by MIDI.

  • Step 3:

    Making a separate application to the Government of Canada for permanent resident visas.

  • Step 4:

    Medical and security examinations and issuance of permanent resident visas.


Quebec Application Fee: C$ 773 for main applicant, C$ 166 for each dependent.

Federal Processing Fee: C$ 550 for main applicant, C$ 550 for spouse, C$ 150 for each child

Right of Permanent Residence Fee: C$ 490 for main applicant, C$ 490 for spouse

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