Quebec Skilled Worker Class Immigration Program
Quebec Skilled Worker / Professional applicants intending to reside in Montreal or another city in the Province of Quebec are selected based upon a different set of criteria than applicants who wish to settle elsewhere in Canada.
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. Up to an additional 6 points may be awarded upon the interview for Adaptability. With these points awarded, a single applicant must score a minimum of 55 points. An applicant with a spouse or common-law/conjugal partner must score at least 63 points.
The Quebec Immigration selection factors may be summarized as follows:
|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|
|Pass mark for married applicants||57|
After being accepted and receiving the Certificate of Selection of Quebec (CSQ), Quebec Skilled Worker applicants must then successfully complete medical and security examinations conducted by the Canadian federal government in order to be granted a Canada Permanent Resident Visa.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.