Québec: Emigration by Investment Explored

Eligibility Criteria

Proficiency in French is required.

A secondary school education

A minimum residency period of six months under a work permit

Minimum Net Worth Requirement

An individual must possess a net worth of at least CAD 2,000,000. Proof of lawful acquisition of this wealth is required. Donations received less than six months prior to application are not considered.

Senior Management Experience

Acting as a senior manager with budgetary responsibilities for at least two of the past five years. 

Investment Agreement Stipulation

A binding agreement with an investment broker or a trust company approved by the Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration and IQ Immigrants Investor Inc. is required.

Five-Year Investment Obligation

A mandatory five-year investment of CAD 1,000,000 with IQ Immigrants Investisseurs Inc. is stipulated. This investment is government-guaranteed in Quebec. A non-refundable financial contribution of CAD 200,000 is also requisite, with credit facilities available for financing the investment.

Upon investment maturity, the financial intermediary will refund the amount of CAD 1,000,000 without interest within 30 days. However, the reimbursement amount may vary if the investment is financed.

Residency Condition

The applicant must hold a valid work permit.

Within two years of the permit’s issuance, a minimum six-month stay in Quebec is required for both the applicant and, if applicable, their spouse or de facto spouse.

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The Process


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Documentation Preparation:

Investors provide documentation, including identification, proof of prior investments, financial records, and so forth.

Application Submission:

To the Québec Government and the Canadian Emigration Authorities.


Await a decision from the Québec Government. Processing time may vary; patience is advised.

Visa Acceptance:

Adhere to all visa conditions, including residing in Québec as stipulated.

Your Best Option

Before starting an often lengthy and complex case, it is best to scrutinise all possible options. 

Our team will quickly identify the correct pathway.

Finding Investments

Our network of partners provides emigration-compliant investment opportunities.

Delivering emigration by investment options.

Preparing Your Case

We work alongside your investment fund to prepare the mandatory emigration files.

As we build your emigration case.

Invitation to Emigrate

Once we have filed your case we work with the Québec Government, until they offer an invitation.

An invitation to emigrate is an important step.

Apply For A Visa

Only after being invited to emigrate can you apply for an Investor Visa.

We ensure your visa case is processed smoothly.

Relocation Assistance

From Banking, Medical Insurance, Investments, shipping, real estate, Pets and more.

We have an extensive network of trusted partners.

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