Québec Entrepreneur Program

The Québec Entrepreneur Program is tailored for individuals interested in owning and managing a business in Quebec
The Québec Entrepreneur Program is tailored for individuals interested in owning and managing a business in Quebec. Successful candidates will receive a Québec Selection Certificate (CSQ) and can apply for Canadian permanent residency. Applicants must have a legally acquired net worth of at least CAD 900,000 and have experience in managing a business.

Eligibility

With the Québec Entrepreneur Program, you can develop your project either alone or with up to three other people applying to this program for the same project.

To immigrate to Québec as an entrepreneur, starting and operating an innovative business, you must meet the following conditions.
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Quebec’s dynamic cities, picturesque landscapes, and strong economy make it an appealing choice for immigration. The Business Immigration Programs serve as a bridge for those seeking to contribute to Quebec’s vibrant communities and economic development.

You must seek help from a support organization, such as: a business accelerator, a business incubator or a university entrepreneurship centre

The organization must be able to demonstrate that it can support you in your business project. To do so, the organization must draw up a service offer that describes the services it intends to offer you for carrying out your project. The service offer makes it possible to assess the fit between your business project and the capacity of the organization to support you in carrying it out. The resources used by the support organization must be sufficient and also adapted to the needs related to carrying out your project.

You will need to submit your business plan with your immigration application. This will be the focus of your application review

You are awarded points for each factor as education, age language .. and criterion on the grid. You must score at least 41 out of 85 points on the grid to meet the cut-off for factors.

You must obtain your attestation within a maximum of 60 days after receiving this request

Supporting Organizations

To establish and run an innovative business in Québec, you are required to collaborate with a support organization, which could be a business accelerator, business incubator, or a university entrepreneurship center

Business Accelerator


An organization with an establishment in Québec that offers support services to individuals whose business projects are designed to grow innovative businesses. In particular, it must provide a service for seeking financing​

Business Incobator


An organization with an establishment in Québec that offers coaching services to people whose business projects are designed to start innovative businesses

University Entrepreneurship Center


An organization managed by an institution of higher learning incorporated under the laws of Québec or another province of Canada. It may also be an organization affiliated with such an institution that offers coaching services to entrepreneurs

Process

Here are the steps for applying for permanent selection under Québec Entrepreneur Program

1. Preparing and completing the required forms and documents

2. Paying your application review fee 
The fees are adjusted on January 1 of each year.

  • Principal applicant: $1,176
  • Wife or husband, spouse or common-law partner: $186
  • Each dependent child: $186

3. Send your complete application by mail, in one envelope 

Direction du regroupement familial et de l’enregistrement Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration 
285, rue Notre-Dame Ouest, 4e étage Montréal (Québec) 
H2Y 1T8 CANADA

Québec Entrepreneur Program

What can we help you?

It’s important to choose a reputable and licensed immigration agent or consultant who is knowledgeable about the Québec immigration programs to ensure that applicants receive accurate and up-to-date information and guidance throughout the process. 

GreenTech Resources Worldwide Canada can assist with Québec immigration by providing a range of valuable services to applicants looking to immigrate to Québec as entrepreneurs

Connect to Supporting Organizations

We can help you identify and connect with the appropriate supporting organizations in Quebec, such as business accelerators, business incubators, or university entrepreneurship centers. We can facilitate introductions and guide you on how to access the resources and support these organizations offer

Business Plan Coaching

Our experts in Business Immigration Team can assist in developing a strong and comprehensive business plan. A well-prepared business plan is a crucial component of the Québec immigration process. If required, we can provide interview coaching to help applicants perform well during the immigration interview process

Guidance on Provincial Requirements

Québec has specific immigration requirements, and we can provide guidance on how to fulfill these requirements, including the completion of a Québec Selection Certificate (CSQ) application. We assist in calculating the applicant's points under the Québec immigration system, helping to ensure that you meets the minimum required points for eligibility

Application Completion

Our RCIC can help applicants navigate the application process, ensuring that all required documentation is correctly completed and submitted. This includes assistance in preparing and organizing the necessary forms and supporting materials.
We provide ongoing support and guidance throughout the application process, ensuring that applicants are well-prepared and informed at every stage

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