QUEBEC SKILLED WORKER PROGRAM
The QSW program is an immigration program for the skilled immigrant who has the intention of settling in Quebec and becoming a permanent resident. Candidates interested in applying for immigration in Quebec must start the process by submitting a free profile in the Arima portal. All QSW applicants can submit an expression of interest at any time. After being assessed and invited to apply for immigration through the QSW program, the applicant must use the Mon projet Québec portal to complete the application for a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ).
PROGRAMME DE L’EXPÉRIENCE QUÉBÉCOISE (PEQ)
The Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ – Québec experience program) is an accelerated program leading to permanent residence for two categories of applicants: Category 1 International Students (Québec graduate) and Category 2 Temporary Workers (Skilled temporary foreign worker). The PEQ –Québec graduate is aimed at you if you have obtained an eligible Québec diploma, or you are in the process of doing so, and you have an advanced intermediate knowledge of oral French. The PEQ – Skilled temporary foreign worker is aimed at you if you hold a skilled job and who meet certain conditions, such as demonstrating advanced intermediate knowledge of spoken French.