Quebec Immigrant Investor Program
Candidates for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program are awarded points based on six factors under the Quebec Economic Class selection grid for the program. A minimum passing score of 40 points is required, as are mandatory cut-off scores of 10 points for management experience and 25 points for financial investment, respectively. Candidates for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program are evaluated based on factors such as education level/areas of training, management experience, age, language proficiency in French or English, stay and family in Quebec, and the Investment Agreement. The maximum number of points available for applicants with or without a spouse or common-law partner is 94. Candidates who meet the minimum requirements for management experience and financial investment will only need five more points to reach the passing score of 40. Those points may be obtained if candidates meet only one of the following example requirements: A technical diploma from a post - secondary school attesting to one OR two years of full-time study (value: 6 points) A university undergraduate degree indicating two years of full-time study (value: 6 points) Following a review of their application, Quebec investor programme candidates may be invited to a selection interview. The Benefits of the Quebec Investor Program Investment with no risk: The Quebec government guarantees the investment of CAD $1,200,000 and returns it in full after five years. Passive investment: After the investment is made, no active managerial role is required. All immediate family members of the candidate's (spouse and dependent children) are included in the application and have the same status as the candidate. Advantages of permanent resident status: Enjoy the same benefits as Canadians (universal health care, free public education, access to world-class universities, etc.) QIIP Criteria All Quebec Immigrant Investor candidates are expected to meet the following minimum requirements: Criteria Requirement Minimum Net Worth- A minimum of CAD $2,000,000 in legally acquired net worth, alone or with the help of their spouse or common-law partner if accompanying the applicant. Assets such as property, bank accounts, pension funds, stocks and shares may be included. Business or Management Experience- A minimum of two years of management experience over the course of five years prior to the submission of the candidate’s application. The experience must have been acquired in a specific enterprise (agricultural, commercial, industrial), or in a government or international agency, and in a position defined as full-time. The company does not necessarily have to be profitable. If the management experience is claimed as a professional, the company must have at least two full-time employees (excluding the candidate). The candidate can be retired at the time of the submission of the application as long as he/she can demonstrate a recent management experience of two years within the five past years.The candidate must be able to demonstrate the planning, supervision and control of financial resources AND human resources OR material resources, under his/her authority. Experience acquired in the context of an apprenticeship, training or specialization process attested to by a diploma cannot be included. Investment- Agreement to invest the sum of CAD $1,200,000 through an approved financial intermediary (this investment can be financed). For more information, please contact us.