Aptech Global - Where Immigration News Comes First Explore, Dream, Discover.. The Latest News & Updates of Immigration
Check Eligibility For Canada PR

Home canada news quebec 91000 eois immigration

Quebec Receives More Than 91,000 EOIs Despite Immigration Controversies

Tue, Feb 19 2019

Quebec Receives More Than 91,000 EOIs Despite Immigration Controversies

The province of Quebec has received more than 91,000 expressions of interest through Quebec's online Arrima portal since it opened last September. This portal was introduced on September 18, 2018, to manage profiles submitted to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program after it was switched to an Expression of Interest (EOI) system.

An EOI system requires interested candidates to create a profile that is then entered into the bank of candidates for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. The profile mentions the key requirements like education, work experience, proficiency in the French language etc. The selected candidates are issued a Quebec Selection Certificate.

Quebec’s CAQ Immigration Minister, Simon Jolin said that the province has to first deal with the backlog of around 18,000 applications that were submitted under the old immigration system of the first-come, first-served model that is replaced by the EOI system.

The new immigration system for Quebec Skilled Worker Program is better suited to address Quebec’s labour needs because it allows the immigration department to identify and select applicants whose work experiences match the labour requirement of Quebec.

The abolishment of backlog would help cut the application processing time for a CSQ from 36 months to six months. The Quebec news agency TVA reports that 91,307 profiles have been submitted to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program through the Arrima portal since it opened on September 18, 2018

Out of submitted profiles, 5,260 candidates have applied in administration, 2,160 listed their occupations in nursing and another 720 applied under electrical engineers.

The immigration to Quebec is meant to ensure that newcomers are better-integrated with the job opportunities available in the province.

Canada offers various immigration programs for the migrants to select for Canada Permanent Resident Visa. Know your immigration chances for Canada by filling the Canada Assessment form. One of the experts will contact you soon to discuss the Canada PR query.

Leave A Reply


Send Your Query Now

Search News

Recent Posts

NSW Visa 190 Released Guaranteed Careers Skilled Occupation List 2019 Quebec Province approves settlement class-action lawsuit against Quebec Immigration Ministry 70th New Manitoba Expression of Interest Draw 18 July 2019 Prince Edward Island Invites 135 Applicants in New EOI Draw held on 18th July 2019 Australia 11th July Invitation Round Results for Program Year 2019-20
Appropriate Program For Australia


Appropriate Programs For Canada