Quebec province operates a number of immigration programs. The Quebec Experience Program (also called programme de l’expérience québécoise – PEQ) happens to be one PEQ was designed for applicants who are proficient in the French language and have some work or educational experience in Quebec. It is one of Quebec’s major immigration programs, meaning their applications are processed faster than other programs.
The following requirements must be met by every PEQ applicant:
Here are some of the acceptable qualifications for demonstrating advanced intermediate French-language proficiency:
Apart from the general requirements, applicants must also meet some additional requirements if they’re applying as temporary foreign workers or international students.
International students applying to PEQ must meet these additional requirements:
Not every Quebec educational program is eligible for PEQ. This is why candidates are enjoined to verify whether their program meets the requirements of PEQ for international students. Here are some of the eligible programs for PEQ applications:
An international student that meets all these criteria can submit a CSQ application through PEQ. This program has no quota and applications are always welcome. PEQ applications are all paper-based, so they’ll be submitted to MIDI in hard copy for processing.
Students applying under the auspices of the Québec Skilled Worker Program must show that they intend to live in the Québec province; however your freedom to work and live wherever you want is protected under the auspices of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as a Canadian Permanent Resident.
Here are the requirements for candidates who are applying to be temporary foreign workers under the PEQ: