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You have chosen Québec to work, study or do business. Now, what are the steps you need to take?

The steps you need to take depend on what your objective is in coming to Québec. In fact, your objective will determine the program under which you can submit an immigration application.

Consult a series of useful links concerning life in Québec, its society, its labour market, recruitment opportunities and immigration procedures.

Your objective Your actions Your program
Live a temporary work experience in Québec Find out about the international recruitment activities of Québec employers

Accept a job offer from a Québec employer
Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Turn your temporary work stay into permanent residence Submitting an application for permanent residence while you are working in Québec Programme de l'expérience québécoise (PEQ – Québec experience program)

Regular program – Temporary foreign worker and participant in a youth exchange program
Pursue your studies in Québec Choose an educational institution in Québec and submit your application

Obtain the necessary authorizations for staying in Québec
International Student Program
Staying in Québec after your studies Find out about the conditions to be met as a graduate or future graduate from Québec Programme de l'expérience québécoise (PEQ – Québec experience program)
Immigrate to Québec to live and work as a permanent resident Find out about the procedure for permanent immigration Regular Skilled Worker Program
Do business in Québec Find out about the three immigrations programs available to businesspeople: the Entrepreneur Program, the Investor Program and the Self-Employed Worker Program

Choose the program that corresponds to your objective and check out the conditions for eligibility
Entrepreneur Program

Investor Program

Self-Employed Worker Program
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