Eligible business owners who can demonstrate the ability to create or acquire an agricultural, commercial or industrial business in the province of Quebec may be granted permanent resident status. Applicants need to undergo a language test approved by the provincial government to show that they have advanced intermediate French capabilities.
The Quebec Entrepreneur category grants qualified business owners and managers the opportunity to obtain a Permanent Resident Visa, provided that they can effectively create or acquire an agricultural, commercial or industrial business in Quebec.
Note that applications under this category were open until March 31, 2017. The maximum number of applications was received by this deadline.
In order to be considered, applicants have to demonstrate the following:
Applicants are required to submit a business project demonstrating that the following conditions will be met for at least one year during the first three years of permanent residence: