Quebec skilled worker Program (QSWP) |Expression of Interest (EOI) | Latest Update
How to apply for QSWP?
Quebec skilled worker Program also known as QSWP was developed by the government of Quebec and the federal government of Canada. Through this program highly educated and trained foreign nationals are selected to immigrate to Quebec as skilled workers. So this program is designed for highly educated and trained candidates who want to immigrate to Quebec.
The government of Quebec has released new details about its New Expression of Interest system (EOI). Expression of interest (EOI) system manages the profiles of candidates who are eligible for Quebec skilled worker Program (QSWP).
According to new Expression of interest (EOI) system, the application process of first-come, first-served will be replaced. Now according to new rules and regulations, QSWP interested candidates will need to submit an online Expression of interest (EOI) profile to Quebec’s immigration Ministry (MIDI)
In order to submit an application for QSWP’s Expression of interest (EOI) Bank, a candidate must be at least 18 years old.
After submission, a candidate is rewarded a total score based on the selection factors
Those selection factors are:
|Education||Up to 14 points (Cut-off Score = 2 points)|
|Area Of Training||Up to 12 points|
|Validated Employment Offer||Up to 10 points|
|Work Experience||Up to 8 points|
|Age||Up to 16 points|
|Language Proficiency||Up to 22 points|
|Stay And Family In Quebec||Up to 8 points|
|Spouse/Common-law partner Characteristics||Up to 17 points|
|Presence Of Accompanying Children||Up to 8 points|
|Financial Self-Sufficiency||1 point|
In this step, Candidates Profiles that meet the initial requirements for education and financial self-sufficiency must then meet the required cut-off score of 43 points for Employability factors. That score is given on the basis of Education and training, age, language, time spent in Quebec, family in Quebec, and a valid job offer.
In this step, a candidate must have to score at least 50 in order to get Quebec Selection Certificate (QSC) and a candidate with a spouse or common-law partner will have to score at least 59 to get Quebec Selection Certificate (QSC)
Candidates who received invitations to apply will have 90 days to submit their application and the processing time for CSQ applications from QSWP candidate will be less than 12 months according to the new system.
|OLD QUEBEC SKILLED WORKER SYSTEM||NEW QUEBEC SKILLED WORKER SYSTEM|
|First-come, first-served model||Expression of Interest model|
|Interested individuals submit their application through the Mon project Quebec online application intake portal||Interested individuals declare their interest in the program and enter the Quebec Expression of Interest Bank by completing an online profile|
|Single applicants must score at least 50 points, and applicants with a spouse/common-law partner must score at least 59 points across 10 selection factors||Candidates in the Quebec Expression of Interest Bank will be assigned a score based on selection factors and wait to be invited by the Government of Quebec|
|Candidates wait for intake periods or submit an application that remains filed in the Quebec system for an indeterminate length of time||Candidates who are successfully selected from the Quebec Expression of Interest bank are issued invitations to apply for a CSQ.|
|Limited intake thresholds for non-cap-exempt applicants||No limit on the number Expression of interest profiles submitted to the system|
|Cap-exempt applications remain under evaluation over long periods of time||Expression of Interest profiles will be valid for 12 months from the date of submission|
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