After receiving your Certificat de sélection (CSQ – Québec Selection Certificate)
After receiving your Certificat de sélection (CSQ – Québec Selection Certificate), you must continue your immigration process with the Government of Canada.
You must also take certain steps to help you integrate into Québec society.
Apply to the federal government for permanent resident status
After receiving your Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ – Québec Selection Certificate), you must submit an application for permanent residence (visa).
Integration steps in Québec
Whether you are in Québec or still abroad, you can begin your settling-in and integration process in Québec. Here are some steps you can take:
- Register for Accompagnement Québec, the integration service for immigrants .
- See the Settle and integrate in Québec guide.
- Improve your French by taking online French courses offered by the Government of Québec.
- Start the process to obtain recognition of your competencies acquired abroad .
- Register for the Online Placement — International Stream service, if you have received an invitation to do so. This allows you to:
- Start your job search
- Consult job offers
- Publish your application
- Apply for jobs online
Arriving at the airport
If you are arriving in Québec through Montréal-Trudeau International Airport, you will be greeted by the personnel of the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) Reception Service. The personnel will be able to register you for information sessions about Québec .
- If you are arriving from an international flight
You must first go through Canadian customs control. From there, you will be directed to the MIFI Reception Service, located on the first floor of international arrivals, in the room called Immigration 2. Opening hours are from 11 a.m. to midnight.
- If you are arriving on a flight from another Canadian airport
Go to the MIFI’s Reception Service located in the domestic arrival area. Opening hours are from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
There are various transportation services available from the airport to your destination in Québec.