This pilot program allows you to settle in Québec permanently if you are:  

  • a foreign worker or a Québec graduate in artificial intelligence
  • a foreign worker in information technologies and visual effects

This pilot program has come into effect on April 22, 2021, and will close on January 1, 2026.

If you meet the program’s conditions, you can submit an application for permanent selection and obtain a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ). Among other requirements, you must:

  • be proficient in spoken French, if you are submitting an application under the Francophone profile
  • hold or have accepted a job in Québec’s artificial intelligence, information technologies or visual effects sectors

Contact the ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration