Canada – Quebec Skilled Worker Program

Quebec Skilled Worker Program

Quebec skilled worker is one of the most popular PNP programs of Canada. Quebec is the largest Canadian province situated in the east central zone of Canada and is the only province in the country where French language is used predominantly. Quebec has advanced open economy and is ranked the 37th largest economy in the world just behind Greece and 28th for the gross domestic product. Quebec is a center of leading-edge industries including aerospace, information technologies and software and multimedia and is one of North America’s leading high-tech player. It encompassing approximately 7300 businesses and employ more than 145,000 people.

Quebec plans to create 115,000 new jobs in knowledge and innovation sectors by 2017 and therefore invites immigrants to contribute towards its economy.

Quebec skilled worker is provincial nomination immigration program which allows people across the globe to live and work in Quebec during their initial stay and contribute to its economic growth along with the development of the Quebec labor market.

Eligibility Criteria:


  • Your training i.e your qualification should fall under the area of training (AOT) list of Quebec and the qualification should be foreign recognized or equivalent to Quebec diploma.
  • The training diploma must have been awarded within past 5 years before applying or it it is not then applicant should have at least 1 year of experience in the field which is highly relevant to the area of training.

Work Experience:

  • Work experience either full time, part time or internship full-time or part-time work as part of and apprenticeship, training or specialization recognized by a diploma, both remunerated and non-remunerated in the field related to diploma or are of training within the past 5 years preceding the application is considered.


  • Should not be less than 17 years

Language Skills:

  • Have English skills of not less than CLB 5
  • To claim points for French threshold level for learning is level 7 (advanced intermediate)
  • Stay and relationship with Canadian citizen and Quebec residents
  • Offer of Employment from Quebec Employer
  • Spouse Characteristics

Other Factors:

  • Number of children less than 22 years migrating to Quebec along with
  • Financial sufficiency to support the family for initial 3 months of stay after migrating to Quebec
  • Adaptability which depends about your preparation to migrate.


In order to qualify single applicant must score 49 points whereas the married couple should pocket not less than 57 points.


Maximum numbers of points that can be claimed on the basis of the below factors are:

Selection Factor



Up to 16 Points


Up to 14 Points

Language Proficiency

Up to 22 Points

Work Experience

Up to 8 Points

Say & Family Relation in Quebec

Up to 8 Points

Area in Training

Up to 16 Points

Spouse or Common-law partner description

Up to 17 Points

Financial self-Capability or Sufficiency


Accompanying Children

Up to 8 Points

Valid Job Offer

Up to 10 Points

Processing Time:

Tentative duration of the application processing time range between 7 – 39 months depending upon the nationality of the applicant. For Indian nationality candidate time is between 11 – 12 months for application processing time.


Cost of Application for permanent visa:

Main Applicant Fees  C$ 825

Secondary Applicant Fees  C$ 225
Each dependent child – C$ 225

Note: The visa fees and other associated charges are subject to change periodically by the respective immigration authorities and other relevant entities. So, to confirm the latest visa fees and charges, get in touch with the migration expert at Fasttrack to Success.

If you want to apply for the Quebec skilled worker visa you may coordinate with Fasttrack to success migration agent as we are specialized in Student-visa and immigration.