On June 22, 2023, The Minister of Immigration, Francization, and Integration (MIFI) recently conducted a new draw for the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP). This draw invited 1,006 potential candidates with academic and employment experience in specific in-demand occupations within Quebec. The qualifying candidate is required to have a minimum score of 626 points.
The extraction of candidates from the Arrima bank occurred on June 19, 2023, at 6:30 a.m., marking it as the eighth Quebec RSWP draw of the year. The 1,006 candidates who received invitations met the following eligibility requirements:
Proficiency in French
All invited candidates scored a minimum oral proficiency level of 7 in French, as per the Échelle québécoise des niveaux de compétence en français des personnes immigrantes adultes (Quebec scale of French proficiency levels for adult immigrants) or its equivalent.
The candidates had an impressive score equal to or greater than 626 points, indicating their potential and value to Quebec’s labor market and economy.
Valid Job Offer
Additionally, the invited candidates also held a valid job offer from an employer situated outside the territory of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal, showcasing their potential contributions to regions beyond the metropolitan area.
It is important to note that as of June 2023, only those who declare a level 7 oral proficiency (or higher) in French, as per the Échelle québécoise des niveaux de compétence en français des personnes immigrantes adultes, in their Expression of Interest will be eligible for an invitation to submit an application for permanent selection.
The Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) has proven to be a popular pathway for skilled individuals seeking to make Quebec their home. It provides an excellent opportunity for candidates with valuable academic qualifications and work experience to contribute to the province’s growth and prosperity.
Quebec’s immigration system has gained recognition for its transparent and fair selection processes. By inviting candidates with strong French language skills and a high points score, the province aims to attract individuals who can readily integrate into the Francophone society and actively participate in Quebec’s economic and social life.
The recent draw represents another step taken by Quebec to fulfill its immigration goals and welcome individuals who can enrich the province’s cultural diversity and economic landscape. Aspiring immigrants are encouraged to explore the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program and ensure they meet the eligibility criteria, particularly with regard to language proficiency, to increase their chances of receiving an invitation in future draws. The latest Quebec draw, extending invitations to 1,006 candidates, reaffirms the province’s commitment to selecting skilled and proficient individuals who can contribute significantly to Quebec’s growth and prosperity. For those considering immigration to Quebec, the Regular Skilled Worker Program presents a promising opportunity to build a fulfilling and successful life in this enchanting province.