- Candidates Invited
- QRSWP Program
On Wednesday, the Ministry of Immigration, Frenchisation and Integration (MIFI) released the details of an immigration draw held on September 2, which invited 517 candidates for a provincial nomination.
This was the fourth draw held under the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (QRSWP) in the last four weeks. Candidates who received invitations needed to have a minimum score of 499 points in the Arrima pool.
The invitations also focussed on candidates who had an employment offer outside the Montreal area and worked in an occupation that is presently high in demand in the province. Here are the occupations targeted:
- Computer and information systems managers (NOC 0213);
- Electrical and electronics engineers (NOC 2133);
- Industrial and manufacturing engineers (NOC 2141);
- Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) (NOC 2147);
- Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171);
- Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 2172);
- Software engineers and designers (NOC 2173)
- Computer programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174);
- Web designers and developers (NOC 2175);
- Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 2241);
- Computer network technicians (NOC 2281);
- User support technicians (NOC 2282);
- Information systems testing technicians (NOC 2283);
- Producers, directors, choreographers, and related occupations (NOC 5131);
- Graphic arts technicians (NOC 5223);
- Graphic designers and illustrators (NOC 5241);
- Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade (NOC 6221).
The Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (QRSWP) is for skilled professionals who are likely to establish themselves and boost the province’s economy. It is popular with both international students and experienced professionals.
The invited candidates must apply for the permanent selection within six months from the date of submitting all documents and forms for processing the application.
If they are successful, they will get the Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ or Quebec Selection Certificate). They can then use the certificate to apply for permanent residence with the federal government.