PR For NOC C or D In Quebec. If you are a semi-skilled (NOC C) or unskilled worker (NOC D) living in Quebec and want a Permanent Residency (PR), then you are in the right place. There are many options to move to Canada even if you are working in a NOC C or D job.
Quebec has a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), for NOC C and D workers that lets you live and get a PR in Canada. The federal government had granted Quebec more autonomy in immigration policies and procedures.
Quebec has a Permanent Immigration Pilot Program for Workers in Food Processing. Furthermore, this is a pathway to PR is only for jobs in 7 NOC C and D occupations. This pilot program has come into effect on March 24, 2021, and will close on January 1, 2026.
Who is Eligible?
Work Experience— You need to have a full-time experience in an eligible sector in Quebec. Also, you should have worked full-time for at least 24 months during the 36 months preceding the application date. However, your work experience must be in one of the following occupations
Education— You need to have at least completed a high school diploma, or a Quebec vocational diploma. This should be a full-time study program of at least one year.
Language Proficiency— You need to have an advanced intermediate French language proficiency. So, you should have a CLB level 7 in French. Click here for CLB language equivalency chart.
Funds— You need to prove that you are financially self-sufficient for at least the first three months after arriving in Quebec.
General Requirements—You should be 18 years of age or older. Also, you should intend to settle in Quebec to work. And, you should meet the conditions of your stay in Quebec.
How to Apply?
- Submit your application on Quebec’s online immigration platform Arrima.
- Firstly, you have to submit an application to the Quebec government. This helps you to obtain a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ).
- After you get your CSQ, you have to submit an application for PR to the federal government.
Shanvi Kaur is a content writer at Immigration News Canada. She moved to Canada as an immigrant and now focuses on bringing the latest news to immigrants to make their journey easier in Canada!