by / Thursday, 28 August 2014 / Published in Immigration

On August 27, 2014, new rules were adopted and published in the Gazette Officielle du Quebec (August 27, 2014, 146, no. 35) regarding applications for a Certificat de sélection du Québec submitted under the Investor Program. These rules are in effect from August 27, 2014 to March 31, 2015.


  • Intake Dates: The intake dates for applications submitted under the Investor Program are from January 5 to 30, 2015.
  • Maximum number of files: The Ministère will receive a maximum of 1750 applications for a selection certificate under the Investor Program, of which a maximum of 1200 from candidates from the People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macao).
    Investor candidates who demonstrate, by means of a test recognized by the Ministère, that they have an advanced intermediate knowledge of French, are not subject to this maximum limit of applications.
  • Priority treatment of Applications: Applications submitted by candidates that can demonstrate an advanced intermediate level of French (B2), as demonstrated by a standardized test, are not subject to the above period of intake and can file at any time during the current year. These applications will have priority processing.

Submission Procedure:

  • All Applications must be received between January 5 – 30, 2015 for the candidates who do not have a knowledge of French;
  • All Applications must be sent by regular mail or specialized private courier to the following address: 285, rue Notre-Dame, 4th floor, Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 1T8.

For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.

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