Canada | PR Visa | Quebec Immigration | The Government of Quebec announced Immigration application updates

The Quebec government announced the changes in the immigration processing fees. The increment in the fees is applicable to the candidates applying for immigration and its related services on or after January 1, 2021.

The Ministère des Finances du Québec adjusts fee rates with reference to the annual change in the Consumer Price Index of all-items. Accordingly, the fee has been increased by 1.26%.

Updated fee details

Services(Permanent and Temporary Resident applications)Previous fee
in Canadian Dollars
Current Fees
in Canadian Dollars
Permanent Residency applications
Skilled Workers812822
Principal Applicant’s each accompanying family members174176
validation of a permanent job offer- request to be submitted by Employer202205
Business Category
Investors15,76315,962
Entrepreneur and self-employed worker1,0991,113
Temporary Resident applications
Temporary worker202205
Foreign student116117
Person in stay for medical attention116117
Credential Evaluation
Comparative Evaluation for Studies outside Quebec121123
Change in the fees effective from January 1,2021

Updates in the Quebec Experience Program and International Student Programs

The government of Quebec recently announced changes for two of its programs. Candidates applying under the International Student Program (ISP) and the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) have to submit the documents electronically.

It will become compulsory to transmit the documents electronically effective January 26. Post this date Ministry of Immigration will no longer accept paper applications.


Transmission of documents electronically will be applied to the pilot programs that will be implemented in 2021. The government has recently announced that will implement Pilot programs for Orderlies, Workers in Artificial Intelligence, IT and Visual effect sectors as well as workers in food processing in 2021.

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