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Posted on October 06 2021

Quebec invites targeted occupations in New Arrima Draw

By  Editor
Updated June 07 2023

Quebec invited 536 candidates (having work experience in targeted occupations) to apply for permanent residency in the new Arrima Draw held on September 30, 2021.

This is the second draw held in September, 2021 under the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (QSWP).

Candidates who received invitations in the latest draw can apply for permanent selection by the MIFI (Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration). The candidates with a minimum score requirement of 562 in the Arrima pool were invited.

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List of targeted occupations in New Arrima draw

The latest invitations sent through Arrima targeted candidates having a valid job offer outside the Montréal Metropolitan area. These should also match with occupations that are currently in high demand in Quebec.

Below is the list of targeted occupations provided by the Quebec government:

List of occupations NOC Code
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses NOC 0312
Licensed practical nurses NOC 3233
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates NOC 3413
Secondary school teachers NOC 4031
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers NOC 4032
Early childhood educators and assistants NOC 4214

Quebec has picked up in the race by sending out a record number of invitations through the Arrima draw, especially in September. In August, Quebec held Arrima draws on a weekly basis in which the number of candidates invited exceeded 500, which is high compared to other draws in 2021.

The new Arrima Draw held on September 30 is the tenth one in the year. Till date, Quebec invited 3,200 candidates to apply for permanent selection.

Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program

The Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program is more likely for skilled workers who are proficient at establishing themselves economically in the province. This program encourages the

  • Skilled workers and
  • International graduates

who wish to immigrate permanently to Quebec to work.

The candidates who received the invitations will have a maximum of 60 days to submit their application and pay processing fees.

Quebec aims to process complete applications within 6 months, starting from the date of receiving the invitation. This includes the submission of checklist documents and forms required.

The candidates who are successful will receive a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ or Quebec Selection Certificate). This can be used to apply for permanent residence to the Canadian federal government.

If the candidate's application is successful, then they will receive CSQ (Certificat de sélection du Québec) or Quebec Selection Certificate, which can be used to apply for permanent residence to the Canadian federal government.

If you are looking to Study, Work, Visit, Invest, or Migrate to Canada, talk to Y-Axis, the World’s No.1 Immigration & Visa Company.

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