The decisions to invite persons to submit an application for permanent selection made on the basis of invitation criteria are public under section 45 of the Québec Immigration Act.

Here are the invitations in 2020:

Number of invitations: the Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration invited 231 persons to apply for permanent selection.

Date and time of extraction from the Arrima bank: December 14, 2020 at 6:30 a.m.

These invitations were addressed to the persons meeting the following criterion:

  • they held a validated job offer.

This exercise made it possible to invite all the persons referred to who had filed an expression of interest on this date and time of retrieval. The persons specified who filed an expression of interest afterwards will be invited during the next exercise.

Number of invitations: the Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration invited 357 persons to apply for permanent selection.

Date and time of extraction from the Arrima bank: September 22, 2020 at 6:30 a.m.

These invitations were addressed to the persons meeting the following criterion:

  • they held a validated job offer.

This exercise made it possible to invite all the persons referred to who had filed an expression of interest on this date and time of retrieval. The persons specified who filed an expression of interest afterwards will be invited during the next exercise.

Number of invitations: the Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration invited 7 persons to apply for permanent selection.

Date and time of extraction from the Arrima bank: June 12, 2020 at 6:30 a.m.

Pursuant to Sections 29 and 30 of the Act to increase Québec’s socio-economic prosperity and adequately meet labour market needs through successful immigrant integration and in accordance with Section 29 of that Act, these invitations were addressed to persons meeting the following criteria:

  • their application for selection submitted under the Regular Skilled Worker Program was finalized, pursuant to Section 28 of the Act; and
  • they filed an expression of interest with the Minister before December 17, 2019; and
  • they were in one of the following situations:
    • their application, which was finalized under the Act, was submitted to the Minister under Section 5.01 of the Regulation respecting the selection of foreign nationals (CQLR, chapter I-0.2, r. 4); or
    • they were staying in Québec on June 16, 2019 while they held a study or work permit issued pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227).

Number of invitations: The Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration invited 23 persons to apply for permanent selection.

Date and time of extraction: January 16, 2020 at 6:30 a.m.

Pursuant to Sections 29 and 30 of the Act to increase Québec’s socio-economic prosperity and adequately meet labour market needs through successful immigrant integration and in accordance with Section 29 of that Act, these invitations were addressed to persons meeting the following criteria:

  • their application for selection submitted under the Regular Skilled Worker Program was finalized, pursuant to Section 28 of the Act; and
  • they filed an expression of interest with the Minister before December 17, 2019; and
  • they were in one of the following situations:
    • their application, which was finalized under the Act, was submitted to the Minister under Section 5.01 of the Regulation respecting the selection of foreign nationals (CQLR, chapter I-0.2, r. 4); or
    • they were staying in Québec on June 16, 2019 while they held a study or work permit issued pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227).

In 2020, in addition to the invitations indicated in the above table, the Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration also invited 10 persons to submit an application for permanent selection, in accordance with Section 26 of Québec Immigration Regulation (CQLR, chapter I-0.2.1, r. 3) This hyperlink will open in a new window. and section 47 of the Québec Immigration Act (CQLR, chapter I-0.2.1) This hyperlink will open in a new window..

Previous invitations

  • Invitations in Arrima – 2019