The Quebec Self-Employed category grants qualified individuals the opportunity to obtain a Permanent Resident Visa provided that they can effectively establish themselves in Quebec by practicing a trade or profession for their own account.
Note: This program is currently closed. On March 28, 2018, Quebec's ministry of immigration proposed changes to the self-employed category that will see a new list of eligible occupations and the requirement of a security deposit.
|Work||Come to Quebec to create your own job by practicing a profession or trade on your own account.|
|Minimum Net Worth||Have legally acquired a minimum of CAD$100,000 in net worth, alone or with the help of their spouse or common-law partner in the event that the spouse or common-law partner is accompanying.|
|Qualifying Experience||Have acquired a minimum of two years experience in the profession or trade that they intend to practice after establishing themselves in Quebec.|
|Miscellaneous||Medical examination and a security background check.|
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