The Latest Arrima draw of Quebec took place on November 11 and invited 33 immigration candidates under Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (QSWP).
On November 11, The Quebec Ministry of Immigration gave details of Arrima draw in which 33 immigration candidates applied for permanent selection.
The first round of invitation was through the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). The applicants were selected for permanent selection by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) should have an expression of interest (EOI) in the Arrima pool.
The applicants have targeted candidates with a valid job offer outside the Montréal Metropolitan area. It also included people who resided in Quebec as diplomats, consular officials, and United Nations representatives.
The most recent draw was Quebec’s 12th of the year and also the second smallest draw held in Quebec in 2021. The second part of 2021 had invited the most number of applicants, over 500. There were a total of 3,256 candidates invited for permanent selection by the province through Arrima.
The Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) is a program designed for skilled workers who wish to live and settle in the province. The program is mostly used by skilled workers and international graduates who want to immigrate permanently to Quebec.
The applicants who achieve the permanent selection have a maximum of 60 days to pay processing fees and apply. Quebec processing time is generally around six months, starting on the date all information is received and forms submitted. The successful applicants receive the Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ or Quebec Selection Certificate). The documents can be used to apply for permanent residence.
Those who wish to settle in the province of Quebec are evaluated through a different system rather than those applicants who want to settle somewhere else in Canada. Quebec’s immigration programs are handled by the province and are different from Canada’s federal programs.