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Prepare before your departure for Québec

Take advantage of the time before your departure to start preparing for your new life in Québec. Don’t hesitate to go as far as you can in this process! The more informed you are about Québec, and the earlier you start your process, the more prepared you will be when you arrive.

Learning about Québec – Your Guide to Successful Integration

Find out everything you need to know about life in Québec and what you need to do to integrate into Québec society.


Personalized action plan

Take action with this interactive tool that provides a list of steps you can take prior to your departure and as soon as you arrive in Québec.


Service d’intégration en ligne (SIEL - Online integration service)

Register for SIEL and take advantage of a variety of interactive features—video vignettes, concrete examples, demonstrations, practical exercises, testimonials from immigrants—and communication methods: forum, chat rooms, email, FAQs.

To participate in SIEL, you must be 18 years of age or over, hold a Certificat de sélection du Québec (Québec selection certificate) or live in Québec and hold a Québec Acceptance Certificate, and be able to communicate easily in oral and written French, and have access to a computer with a high-speed Internet connection.

Register now. Places are limited.



Online French courses

A practical way to learn French while discovering Québec.

Online intermediate and advanced French courses allow you to learn French at your own pace while exploring the world of work and every aspect of daily life in Québec.



Online appointment scheduling service

The Online appointment scheduling service is offered to people who expect to arrive in Québec in the next 30 days as permanent residents of Canada as well as to newcomers to Québec. It is a free application that offers universal access to a range of integration and francization services designed to meet the needs of new immigrants. The application allows you to generate your user profile, discover the services offered by the Ministère and its partners and benefit from a customized offer of services that you can register for online.


Online placement – international stream

You can start your job search today by registering for Online placement – international stream (once you have obtained your Certificat de sélection du Québec, and by invitation only). You will be able to consult job offers, post your professional profile and apply online.



Recognition of skills acquired outside Québec: a single window to find all relevant information

A universal and free single window is available to inform you and support persons who want to have the skills they developed abroad recognized. This portal describes the conditions required to practice trades and professions, and provides information on the job market, as well as on the educational and professional systems in Québec. It also presents the wide range of resources available in recognition of skills in the different regions of Québec, depending on the intended profession or trade.



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