Working in Québec
You are here: Home – Immigrating to Québec > Working in Québec
Printable version
Immigrate and settle in QuébecWorking in QuébecLiving in QuébecWhere to settle?Learning French

Working in Québec

What job would you like to hold in Québec? What skills may be required of you? Would you like to explore the regions of Québec that would be the most interesting for you?

You will find information in this section on the job market, which you may need to properly plan for your immigration.

Learn about Québec’s job market

Find out as soon as possible about Québec’s job market, its unique features and prevailing values. First, find out about some of the characteristics of the Québec job market.

Explore job prospects in your area of expertise

Find out about the sector of activity in which you would like to work. It  will prove useful to know the features, professions and trades related to this sector as well as the associations, organizations and businesses that operate within it.

Find out if you need a comparative evaluation of your studies

Your future employer, a teaching institution or a regulatory agency may require a comparative evaluation to understand the nature of your studies. Find out if you need a comparative evaluation before you request it.

Find out if your trade or profession is regulated in Québec

The trade or profession you wish to practise in Québec may be governed by a regulatory agency or framed by regulatory requirements. Find out if this is the case and, if applicable, take the necessary steps as soon as possible to obtain the right to exercise your trade or profession.

Explore the regions that offer good job prospects

Aside from Montréal, Québec offers 16 regions to settle, with good job prospects in various sectors of activity. Take the time to find out about them before choosing where you want to settle.

Learn English, in addition to French, if it is a job requirement

Some jobs may require knowledge of English, especially in the Montréal region. If this is the case, you will have to acquire sufficient knowledge of English.

Prepare your application file and consult job offers

To enter the job market, you must find out about employer expectations in Québec and prepare your application file.

You can even create your own job

Québec offers a dynamic and stimulating business environment. Many resources are available to help you start your own business or become self-employed (independent worker). Find out about the resources available to create your own job.


Tools to help you get started before and after your arrival



  Haut de page
Policy on privacy | Médias sociaux | Déclaration de services à la clientèle | Accès à l'information | Accessibility
Last modification : 2017-10-26
Portail du gouvernement du Québec