Quebec Skilled Worker Program application processing times are based on the latest information available from Canadian immigration authorities.

Note: Please use our new Canada Immigration Processing Times Tool to get up-to-date information on processing times under the Quebec Skilled Worker Program.

These processing times only apply to the federal part of the 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).

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 on Quebec Skilled Worker Program processing times.


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.

Quebec Skilled Worker Processing Time (federal stage only): 13 months

Visa Offices

The following is a list of visa offices where Quebec Skilled Worker Program applications may be processed.

Bogota, Colombia
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Havana, Cuba
Kingston, Jamaica
Lima, Peru
Los Angeles, United States
Mexico City, Mexico
New York City, United States
Ottawa (Case Processing Center), Canada
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Santiago, Chile
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Africa and the Middle East
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Accra, Ghana
Amman, Jordan
Ankara, Turkey
Beirut, Lebanon
Cairo, Egypt
Dakar, Senegal
Nairobi, Kenya
Pretoria, South Africa
Rabat, Morocco
Tel Aviv, Israel
Asia and Pacific
Beijing, China
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hong Kong, China
Islamabad, Pakistan
Manila, Philippines
New Delhi, India
Singapore, Singapore
Sydney, Australia
Bucharest, Romania
Kiev, Ukraine
London, United Kingdom
Moscow, Russia
Paris, France
Rome, Italy
Vienna, Austria
Warsaw, Poland

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