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Canada Quebec Golden Visa


Quebec Immigrant Investor Program


Canada is the most popular immigrant destination for HNW families. The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program is  most popular path to become a permanent resident in Canada. Once selected, any new Canadian resident under any of the Quebec Programs may choose to reside in any Province of their choice. The QIIP also provides path to Canadian citizenship after three years of living in Canada.

Canada in 2018 announced new changes to quebec immigrant investor scheme and new changes were published in the official gazette

Quebec program has been currently suspended for intake of applications.

New Investment Requirements

To be eligible for the Investor Program, applicants are required to meet the following conditions:

  • Investment minimum: Intend to settle in Québec and sign an agreement to invest CAD 1,200,000 with a financial intermediary (broker or trust company) authorized to participate in the Investor Program
  • Net Assets: Have, alone or with your accompanying spouse or de facto spouse, legally acquired net assets of at least C$2,000,000, excluding any amounts received by donation less than six months before your application is submitted
  • Business experience: Have management experience in a legal farming, commercial or industrial business; in a legal professional business whose staff, excluding you, occupies at least the equivalent of two full-time jobs; in an international agency; or with a government or one of its departments or agencies. The management experience as the exercise, for at least two years in the five years preceding the application for a selection certificate, of duties related to the planning, management and control of financial, human or material resources under your authority. This does not include experience acquired in an apprenticeship, training or specialization leading to a diploma.

Applications will also be assessed on other factors, such as your age, education and language skills.

Financing option

Available for US$250,000 (one time costs) financing bonds

Maximum number of applications

According to Quebec government, A total of 1900 applications will be accepted of which a maximum of 1,235 applications from foreign nationals from the People’s Republic of China, including the administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, will be accepted.

The rules regarding the maximum number of applications that can be received do not reflect a change in Québec’s immigration objectives.

Maximum number
of applications
to receive
Business immigrants
  • Investor Program
1 900**
  • Entrepreneur Program
– Stream 1 : 25
– Stream 2 : 35
  • Self-employed
    Worker Program


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