Conditions and procedure
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Conditions and procedure

Conditions to satisfy as a temporary worker

You must meet all the conditions of the Programme de l’expérience québécoise when you submit your application for permanent selection:

  • Intend to settle in Québec to hold a job
  • Have stayed temporarily in Québec for the primary purpose of working there and have respected the conditions of your stay
  • Be legally in Québec as a temporary foreign worker or under a youth exchange program (e.g., through a Working Holiday, Young Professionals or International Co-op Internship permit)
  • Have been employed full-time for at least 12 of the 24 months preceding the submission of your application
  • Demonstrate advanced intermediate knowledge of oral French
  • Undertake to provide for your basic needs and, if applicable, those of your spouse or de facto spouse and dependent children included in your application for a Certificat de sélection du Québec, for a minimum period of three months
  • Be at least 18 years old and hold a valid passport

If you hold an eligible Québec diploma, you can also apply to the Programme de l’expérience québécoise – Québec Graduates, if the selection conditions are more advantageous for you.


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