Quebec Skilled Worker Program application processing times are based on the latest information available from Canadian immigration authorities.
These processing times only apply to the federal part of the Quebec Skilled Worker Program processing (at the visa office) once the complete application for permanent residence has been received. It does not include the time it takes for the province of Quebec to process the Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ).
Quebec Skilled Worker Program Processing Time (federal stage only): 15 to 17 months.
The processing time above shows how long Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) expects to take to process complete applications (under normal circumstances) already in the system.
Processing Times Tool
The Government of Canada recently changed how immigration processing times are published. Use our Canada Immigration Processing Times Tool to get the latest information.
Changes for 2016
The way in which Canadian immigration processing times are published by the Government of Canada changed as of January, 2016. Processing times are not currently published per visa office; rather, they are published depending on when the application was submitted.
The following is a list of visa offices where Quebec Skilled Worker Program applications may be processed.