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How to Apply for Quebec Immigration 2024?

Quebec is a predominantly French-speaking Canadian province boasting of its strong economy and infrastructure. Its liveable cities, multiple career opportunities, infrastructure and ideal setup for newcomers make it a popular choice among the immigrants.

Quebec has its own immigration program, i.e. Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) through which it invites skilled and talented people from overseas who can contribute to its economy and labour market.

The province follows a point-based immigration system and selects candidates to apply for CSQ (Quebec Selection Certificate) for Canadian PR.

To qualify under the same, you must obtain a minimum 50 points as a primary applicant and minimum 59 points if applying with your spouse or partner.

Quebec Immigration Points Calculator 2023

Find below the key selection factors:




Up to 14 points (Cut-off Score = 2 points)

Area Of Training

Up to 12 points

Validated Employment Offer

Up to 10 points

Work Experience

Up to 8 points


Up to 16 points

Language Proficiency

Up to 22 points

Stay And Family In Quebec

Up to 8 points

Spouse/Common-law partner Characteristics

Up to 17 points

Presence Of Accompanying Children

Up to 8 points

Financial Self-Sufficiency

1 point

How to Apply For QSWP in 2023?

The applicants 18 years or above can register their EOI Profile in the system. The profiles submitted in the online portal will get points based on key selection factors, mentioned above.

The QSWP will then invite the selected candidates to apply for Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ) based on their total point score on the Quebec point assessment grid.

Earlier, Quebec has its application intake based on a first-come, first-served pattern, however, recently, the provincial government has decided to make changes in the existing system. Now the applicants will get ample time to submit their application and the selection process will start, once all applications have been collected.

Quebec Immigration In-demand Occupation List

The applicants applying in QSWP, need to make certain that their occupation reflects in the Quebec High demand occupation list. Find below the newly added occupations in the QSWP High demand occupation list:




Financial Managers 


Human resources managers


Purchasing Managers


Banking, credit and other investment managers


Property Administrators


Managers in health care


Administrators – post secondary education and vocational training


School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education


Managers in social, community and correctional services


Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers


Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts


Corporate sales managers


Accommodation service managers


Managers in transportation


Managers in agriculture


Managers in horticulture


Financial and investment analysts


Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers


Financial planners and advisors (only this designation)


Professional occupations in business management consulting


Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers


Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers


Administrative officers


Property administrators


Administrative assistants


Medical administrative assistants


Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations


Assessors, valuators and appraisers


Biologists and related scientists


Forestry professionals


Chemical engineers


Metallurgical and materials engineers




Urban and land use planners


Conservation and fishery officers


Construction estimators


Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors


Architectural technologists and technicians


Land survey technologists and technicians

Download Complete Occupation List

Benefits of Moving to Quebec

  • Once you get visa approval, you can avail the following benefits in Quebec:
  • The simplest and fastest immigration process
  • The multicultural society offers you a healthy atmosphere
  • Same healthcare and social benefits like any regular permanent resident or citizen
  • Choose from an array of educational programs
  • Get immense employment opportunities
  • One of the most pollution-free provinces in Canada

Quebec Immigration New Rules

This new EOI system of the province is quite similar to the federal express entry system, wherein the applicant first needs to create the profile and submit Expression of Interest on the online system and then the concerned authorities check the individual profiles and invite the selected applicants to submit a complete application.

In case, of QSWP, the province will evaluate the submitted profile in the system and subsequently, invite the candidates to apply for Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ). The applications will be assessed and selected applicants will get the CSQ, which will enable them to apply for Canadian permanent residency directly to IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

Document Required For Quebec Immigration

While submitting the application for CSQ, you would require presenting all the essential documents, you will get the documents checklist once you apply in the Quebec system.

  • Proof of Identity/Demographic documents
  • Proof of Identity/Demographic documents
  • Work Experience related documents
  • Valid travel documents language Proficiency documents, i.e. IELTS test result
  • Marriage certificate and birth certificate of applicant and dependents
  • Police Clearance certificate you also get points for your areas of training, hence provide supporting documents
  • Proof of funds

Eligibility Requirements & Processing Time For Quebec Immigration

To qualify, you must:

  • Age 18 years or above
  • Undergo required language proficiency test for anyone of the official languages, i.e. French or English (minimum IELTS Score for Quebec Immigration is CLB 5 or above)
  • Show work experience proof of either full-time or part-time in the applied occupation in the past 5 years
  • Validate your Employment offer from Quebec
  • Have a relevant diploma, certificate, degree
  • Have sufficient funds to settle in Quebec

While the processing time of QSWP application varies based on the following factors:

  • Application volumes
  • Accuracy and completeness of the information and documents provided
  • Selection objectives by geographic pool and immigration category
  • The time it takes to respond to any request by the Ministère for any additional document or information
  • Waiting for proof of your French proficiency
  • A notice of appointment for a selection interview

Quebec Immigration Processing Fees

The processing fees levied for applications is as follows:

The fees indicated below are Quebec Selection certificate application fees:

Fees in effect

Since January 2020

Principal applicant


Spouse or de facto spouse


Each dependent child


 Please note, the fee amount is refundable even if the application is rejected. Once you got the CSQ and you apply for Canadian PR, below Permanent Residency charges will be applicable.

Permanent Residency Fees

Fees Your application


Processing fee ($550) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)


Your application (without right of permanent residence fee)


Include your spouse or partner


Processing fee ($550) and right of permanent residence fee ($490)

Include your spouse or partner (without right of permanent residence fee)


Include a dependent child

150(per child)

Do you wish to apply under Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) in 2023? Contact Canada PR Avenue

Get in touch with our team of registered immigration experts and get complete process assistance.

For any queries regarding the Quebec Immigration Points Calculator 2023 or to confirm your eligibility based on the above point grid, you may drop us an email at info@canadapravenue.com or fill our free assessment form.

You may also visit Canada PR Avenue to get the latest news updates about Quebec immigration rules changes, process requirements, etc.

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