Several provinces of Canada have been conducting Provincial Nominee Program draws this month. Now, the autonomous province, Quebec, has released the details of its invitation round.
In the fourth Arrima draw of 2021, the province of Quebec has invited 90 foreign workers. These 90 immigration candidates will be eligible to apply for permanent residence in Quebec.
The Ministry of Immigration, Frenchisation, and Integration has invited economic immigrants through the Regular Skilled Worker Program of Quebec. It required immigration candidates to submit an Expression of Interest with Quebec’s registration portal, Arrima.
Quebec has invited two groups of candidates in the latest invitation round.
- Applicants with a valid job offer in the province;
- People living in Quebec as United Nations representatives, diplomats, consular officers, representatives and staff of any intergovernmental organization.
Know about Quebec’s Arrima Portal?
Arrima is an online portal that manages immigration applications for the province of Quebec. When a candidate submits an Expression of Interest in the Arrima online portal, the MIFI then assesses his or her profile. If candidates meet labor market needs and required eligibility criteria, the province issues invitations to them.
The immigration ministry of Quebec selects candidates for permanent residence in the province based on the points they score in the Values test. In addition, labor market requirement is another crucial factor for the selection of candidates.
Quebec has invited 476 candidates so far this year through the four Arrima draws. The province solely manages the immigration programs and has a distinct selection process. However, for granting Permanent Residence, the IRCC makes the final decision.
Quebec’s 2021 Immigration Levels Quebec is committed to increasing immigration levels in the upcoming years and wants to select more candidates for permanent residence. The province aims to admit around 47,500 immigrants this year.