Quebec Immigration

Change in Fees for Quebec Immigration Applications

Published on : January 2, 2021

 

Key Highlights:

  • Overview
  • Processing Fee Hike
  • More Changes Anticipated
  • Electronic Transmission of Documents
  • Admission Targets for 2021
  • Admissions Set for Other Categories

Canada’s Quebec immigration application processing fee changes for the new year 2021.

MIFI service fee charges are increasing by 1.26% from the previous year. The said immigration processing fee changes are made effective from 1 January 2021.

Processing Fee Hike

A hike in processing fees takes place each year. It is based on the annual changes in the average of an all-items consumer price index.

Here is how it goes.

Effective From 1 January 2021 in Quebec

Category

Previous Fee

Present Fee

Principal Applicant as Skilled Worker

$812

$822

Family Member accompanying Principal Applicant

$174

$176

Fee for validating a Permanent Job Offer

$202

$205

Principal Business Immigration Application Fee

Quebec Investors / Quebec Entrepreneurs

Quebec Self-Employed


$15,763

$1,099


$15,962

$1,113

Temporary Workers & Foreign Students Application Fee

$202

$205

Comparative Assessments for Studies Outside Quebec

$121

$123

 

The fee mentioned above is related to the processing fee of applications to immigrate to Quebec, Canada. You are also responsible for expenses related to your living costs, language tests, supporting documentation, translations and others while filing your application.

More Changes Anticipated

Some more changes related to submitting application documents for the International Student Program (ISP) Programme de l’expérience québécoise or PEQ are likely to be announced soon.

It will become mandatory for all applicants to submit electronically from 26 January 2021. The Ministry of Immigration of Quebec, Canada will not accept paper applications after the deadline.

Electronic Transmission of Documents

This mode of transmission of documents will be mandatory for the projects mentioned below.

  • Pilot Program for Orderlies
  • Pilot Program for Workers in Artificial Intelligence
  • Pilot Program for Information Technologies
  • Pilot Program for Visual Effects
  • Pilot Program for Workers in Food Processing

Admission Targets for 2021

Quebec has set a target to invite 27,500 to 29,300 immigrants in economic immigration programs this year. It includes 24,200, skilled workers.

A maximum of 4,300 immigrants are expected through business immigration programs. It includes the Self-Employed Program and the Quebec Entrepreneur Program.

Admissions Set for Other Categories

A maximum of 800 admissions is reserved for other economic categories. It includes live-in caregivers and others.

Additionally, another 10,200 Canada PR are expected to arrive as family sponsorship, refugees and other types of immigration programs.

Topics: Migrate, Canada

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