Do you wish to immigrate to Québec and do business there? A typical immigration procedure, based on the actual experience of numerous immigrants, is described below. Take the time to read it carefully and learn about the steps you can take to make your immigration a success.
If you have not yet decided to immigrate to Québec, you will find a wealth of information to help you make an informed decision.
If you have already made up your mind, take advantage of this opportunity to save both time and energy. You will find plenty of tips to make your immigration and integration easier, but also to assist you in investing in Quebec or establishing or buying a business there.
Your 7-step procedure!
Here is an overview of the steps you will have to take to achieve your immigration and business goals. You can carry them out in any order you see fit.
- Finding out about Québec and the business environment
Discover Québec and its diversified, modern and dynamic economy. It will be useful for you to know about its most promising sectors, competitive operating costs, corporate taxation system, quality labour force and open and stimulating business environment. Québec offers you a wealth of potential! Find out more.
- Applying as a business immigrant
You’re planning to immigrate to Québec and want to file an official application form. Please note that no priority or special consideration is given to the file of an applicant who uses the services of animmigration intermediary. To directly submit your application for the immigration program of your choice, find out about the appropriate procedure.
- Making an exploratory trip to Québec
The experience of many business immigrants has shown that it is a preferable to devote one or two years to carefully preparing your immigration plan. This is the ideal time to make one or moreexploratory trips to Québec.
- Developing your business project
A number of resources are available to help you develop, evaluate and put down on paper your business project. Don’t hesitate to use them. Preparing a business project is among the conditions for your business to succeed in Québec.
- Preparing for you life in Québec
Take advantage of the time it will take to receive your permanent resident visa to prepare yourself. This will make you and your family’s integration that much easier.
- Going into business or acquiring a business
You will have to complete a number of formalities to establish your business in Québec. Do not hesitate to use the assistance available to guide you in your business endeavour in Québec.
If you’re looking for a business opportunity, there are a variety of sources that can provide information on attractive options.
- Getting settled and facilitating your family's integration
Find out about the first steps you should take as soon as you arrive and the services offered by the government and its partner organizations to facilitate your integration and that of your family.