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Investor Program

Important: The intake of permanent selection applications for the Investor program is temporarily suspended. For more information, please consult the Immigration rules and procedures page.

Consult the page Documentation requirements to learn the rules concerning the required documents and formats to submit a permanent selection application.

To be eligible for the Investor Program, you must:

  • have, alone or with your accompanying spouse or de facto spouse, legally acquired net assets of at least C$2,000,000, excluding any amounts received by donation less than six months before your application is submitted
  • have management experience for at least two years in the five years preceding the application for selection. This experience must include duties related to the planning, management and control of financial, human or material resources under your authority. This does not include experience acquired in an apprenticeship, training or specialization leading to a diploma
  • intend to settle in Québec
  • sign an investment agreement with a financial intermediary (broker or trust company) authorized to participate in the Investor Program
  • make a five-year term investment of C$1,200,000 with Investissement Québec - Immigrants Investisseurs Inc.
  • obtain, by the prescribed deadline, an attestation of learning about democratic values and the Québec values. The members of your family accompanying you (your spouse and your dependent children of 18 years of age or older) must also obtain the attestation.

Your application will also be assessed on other factors, such as your age, education and language skills.

 

  USEFUL INFORMATION  
  • The investment agreement is one of the documents to be submitted with the permanent selection application.
  • The investment of C$1,200,000 for a five-year term is guaranteed by the Government of Québec.
  • Brokers and trust companies offer the possibility of financing the investment.
  • Revenues generated by the applicant’s investment will be used to finance two Québec business assistance programs: Business Assistance—Immigrant Investor Program (BAIIP) and Employment Integration Program for Immigrants and Visible Minorities (PRIIME).
  • At the end of the five-year term, the broker or trust company will reimburse the applicant C$1,200,000 without interest, within 30 days. However, the amount reimbursed may vary if the applicant secured financing for the investment.
 
     

 

You can watch the Live and Invest in Québec slide show to learn more about Québec and its investment opportunities.

 

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