The "Stay and Family in Quebec" factor is one of the ten criteria for which points are awarded under the Quebec immigration selection system.
Up to eight points are awarded under the Stay and Family in Quebec criterion of Quebec immigration on the following basis:
Stay in Quebec
|Full-time study or full-time work for 3 months or more||5 points|
|Full-time study or full-time work for 6 months or more||5 points|
|Participant in Working Holiday Visa Program, with work experience for 3 months or more||5 points|
|Other stay for no less than 2 weeks and not more 3 months||1 points|
|Other stay exceeding 3 months||2 points|
Family in Quebec
|Nature of Relationship||Points|
|Son or daughter, father or mother, brother or sister||3 points|
|Grandfather or grandmother||3 points|
|Uncle or aunt, nephew or niece, cousin||0 points|
Note: To be awarded points under this criterion, the relative or friend must reside in the province of Quebec.