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Forms and supporting items to provide

To apply for a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ – Québec selection certificate), you must complete the Application for selection certificate – Principal applicant, spouse or de facto spouse following the instructions and enclose the following with your application:

  • exact payment of fees;
  • appendices and declarations required depending on your situation;
  • the Financial self-sufficiency contract;
  • supporting items required depending on your situation.


IMPORTANT: The application must include the form, duly completed and signed, all necessary documents, and payment of the required fees (in Canadian currency only), otherwise it will be returned to the applicant without being processed.


If you wish to have your spouse or de facto spouse immigrate with you, the latter must complete an Application for selection certificate – Principal applicant, spouse or de facto spouse separate from yours.

The required supporting items vary depending on the Québec immigration office where you submit your application.

If you meet the conditions allowing you to submit your CSQ application to the Direction de l’immigration économique – Amérique du Nord, see the list of forms and documents to enclose with your official immigration application.

Certified true copies

All documents provided in support of your CSQ application which are not originals must be authenticated by the institution which has custody of the originals or by the legal authority competent to certify a document copy as genuine.


All documents that you enclose with your application which are written in a language other than French or English must be accompanied by an official translation into French or English done or approved by an accredited translator.


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