Conditions and procedure
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Conditions and procedure

Important :
As of July 22, 2020, new selection conditions apply to candidates who submit an application under the Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ – Québec experience program). One of the new selection conditions pertains to the spouse or de facto spouse included in the principal applicant’s application. Transitional measures are also planned.

Processing fees

The processing fees payable for a Québec selection application under the Programme de l’expérience Québécoise (PEQ – Québec Experience Program) are as follows:

Fees in effect

  As of
January 1, 2020
Principal applicant $812
Spouse or de facto spouse $174
Each dependent child $174


The fees must be paid in full, in Canadian funds only, by you or a third party, when the application is mailed. These required fees are non-refundable, even if your application is refused or rejected.

If payment is not enclosed with your application or is insufficient, your application will be returned to you.


Payment methods

Only the following payment methods are accepted:

  • Credit card (you must complete the Payment by credit card form, sign it and attach it to your application)
  • Certified cheque from a Canadian bank
  • Cheque issued by a Canadian company
  • Cheque issued by a currency exchange broker
  • Canada Post money order
  • Bank draft from a Canadian bank


ATTENTION! Cheques and bank drafts must be made payable to the Minister of Finance of Québec and must be mailed with your application package to Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration. Remember to print the applicant’s name in block letters on the back of the cheque. Cash payments, personal cheques and travellers cheques are not accepted

If your credit card payment is declined, the Ministère will not contact you to advise you of the refusal, and your entire file will be returned to you by regular mail.

In the same envelope, enclose parts 1 and 2 of the Demande de sélection du Québec – Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ) form (A-0520-GF or A-0520-IF) (Québec selection application – Québec Experience Program [PEQ]) duly completed and signed, all of the necessary documents in the required format, as well as full and exact payment of the required fees (in Canadian currency only), and mail it to the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration office that is processing your application.

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Last modification : 2020-07-22
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