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
Maximum 5 points

Family in Quebec

Nature of RelationshipPoints
Spouse 3 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
Maximum 3 points

Note: To be awarded points under this criterion, the relative or friend must reside in the province of Quebec.

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