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Migration Expert Canada is a private immigration company with a team of highly experienced ICCRC regulated migration consultants who represent clients from across the globe wishing to apply for a Canadian visa. Migration Expert provides fee-based services in addition to the official government charges to advise, assist and represent our clients through the often-complex visa application process.
All decisions for granting of a visa remain with the Canadian Government subject to lodging a valid application using the free forms available on the Government website and meeting the relevant criteria. Migration Expert is not affiliated with the Canadian Government and act independent in the interests of our clients.
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Quebec Skilled Worker Visa Canada

The Canadian Quebec Skilled Worker Program is designed to attract skilled immigrants who wish to work and live in the province of Quebec. It is because of Quebec's unique position within Canada that the province of Quebec manages its own immigration program for migrants intending to settle in Quebec. This is an excellent opportunity for potential applicants not meeting the requirements for the Federal Skilled Worker visa to apply to settle in the picturesque province of Quebec. Over 33,000 Quebec Skilled Worker Visas have been allocated for issuance in 2013-2014.

The Quebec Skilled Worker visa allows applicants with at least 6 months of work experience to file an application. Candidates must also meet additional requirements, including a points-based assessment, and basic requirements including health and character. This program allows immigrants to live and work in any capacity in the province of Quebec. The immigrants are free to travel anywhere in Canada, and to take employment as they see fit. The immigrants may be eligible for Canadian citizenship after the required duration of permanent residence in Canada.

Employers seeking to sponsor or hire foreign workers can sign up for Canadian Corporate Immigration Services.

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Quebec Skilled Worker Visa Basic Requirements

To be selected as an immigrant worker under the Quebec Skilled Worker visa, applicants must:

  • Hold at least one diploma that corresponds to a Secondary School Diploma in Quebec;
  • Possess at least 6 months of eligible work experience;
  • Have acquired training and occupational skills that will facilitate the applicant's entrance into the job market; and
  • Have adequate knowledge of French. Knowledge of English is also an asset not to be overlooked.

Applicants must also satisfy basic visa requirements relating to the applicant's health and character. In addition to the above, a points-based assessment is conducted where points can be claimed for the applicant's schooling, work experience, age, having a valid offer of employment, knowledge of French and English, stays in Quebec, relationships with a Canadian citizen or a permanent Quebec resident, characteristics regarding their accompanying spouse or common-law spouse and dependent children, as well as capacity for financial self-sufficiency and adaptability. The current pass mark is set at 55 points for single applicants and 63 points for applicants with accompanying partners/spouses.

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Quebec Skilled Worker Visa Entitlements

Successful applicants and holders of a Quebec Skilled Worker visa become permanent residents of Canada. Permanent residents are entitled to live, work and study in Canada on a permanent basis. Additional benefits of Canadian permanent residence include access to government-subsidised education and healthcare (Medicare), as well as unrestricted access to Canada's labour market and its associated insurance and pension benefits. Permanent residents also have the ability to apply for Canadian citizenship and the opportunity to sponsor family members to join them in Canada.

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To see a full listing of our fees and services,Quebec Skilled Worker Visa processing times and application costs please visit our FAQ page.

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