Quebec Immigration Quebec Could admit up to 42,000 new permanent residents and issue 24,800 selection certificates in the year 2019, says the province in its new immigration plan.
The majority of new admissions to Quebec in 2019 – 59 per cent – will come through the province’s economic immigration programs, including the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP).
An overall admissions target of 40,000 new permanent residents in 2019 has been set by Quebec, with a target of 23,450 for Quebec’s economic immigration programs, including 19,500 skilled workers.
The province’s 2019 target for its Business Immigration Programs, which include Quebec Immigrant Investor Program, Quebec Self-Employed Worker Program, and Quebec Entrepreneur Program, is set at a target of 3,200.
A target of 750 admissions is also set for ‘other economic categories’ such as caregivers and others.
The remaining 16,550 new permanent residents are covered to arrive through refugee, family sponsorship and other programs.
According to Quebec Selection Certificates, Quebec’s plan calls for issuing between 20,200 and 24,800 next year.
Under the 2019 plan, skilled workers will receive between 12,500 and 15,000 CSQs, which is more than half of the projected totals.
Candidates in Quebec’s various business programs will receive between 2,100 and 2,800 CSQ’s.
Those issued a CSQ can then apply directly to the Government of Canada for a permanent residence visa.