Quebec can accommodate up to 44,500 new permanent residents and issue 24,700, Quebec Immigration News new selection certificates by 2020, the provincial Immigration Department announced Wednesday.
A maximum of 22,000 skilled workers by 2020
Quebec has set a range of 25,500 to 26,300 new admissions for its economic immigration program, including a maximum of 22,000 skilled workers.
The province has a maximum of 3,600 benefits for immigration programs, including the Entrepreneurship Program in Quebec and the entrepreneurship program in Quebec.
A maximum of 700 licenses are also provided for “other economic categories" such as caregivers and others.
Under the terms of the Canada-Quebec Agreement, Quebec has the right to choose all economic class immigrants and certain refugees in the province.
Selected individuals receive a Certificate of Selection du Québec (CSQ) in Quebec and then apply for a permanent residence visa from the Federal Government of Canada.
According to Quebec, around 71 percent of the total provincial intake must be chosen by the province.
The Quebec Plan envisages that between 20 100 and 24 700 selection certificates will be issued by 2020, slightly less than the 2019 plan, which is between 20 200 and
Most – up to 15,000 – will go to candidates for skilled workers.
The purpose of the selection certificate is as follows
|Category||2020 Selection certificate target|
|Skilled Workers||12,500 to 15,000|
|Business people||2,100 to 2,800|
|Other economic categories||600 to 800|
|Refugees (overseas)||4,500 to 5,500|
|Other immigrants||400 to 600|