Quebec Experience Program
The Quebec experience program offers a simplified and accelerated process to be selected for immigration in the province of Quebec. It is designed to facilitate immigration in Canada for two categories of candidates :
- Worker stream :workers with at least 1 year experience in Quebec in the previous 24 months
- Student Stream : holders of an eligible professional or technical diploma, or university degree at the graduate or postgraduate level from a government recognized Quebec educational institution.
Under the Quebec Experience Program candidates proceed in 2 steps:
- First apply to Quebec immigration authorities for a Quebec Selection Certificate (QSC) ; this typically is granted to qualiying candidates within approximately 30 days of applying ;
- Then, after receiving the Quebec Selection Certificate, apply to Canadian immigration authorities to became a permanent resident of Canada.