Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations
86 (1) For the purposes of subsection 12(2) of the Act, the Quebec skilled worker class is hereby prescribed as a class of persons who may become permanent residents on the basis of their ability to become economically established in Canada.
Marginal note:Member of the class
(2) A foreign national is a member of the Quebec skilled worker class if they
(a) intend to reside in the Province of Quebec; and
(b) are named in a Certificat de sélection du Québec issued to them by that Province.
Marginal note:Becoming a permanent resident
(3) Subject to subsection (4), a foreign national who meets the requirements of subsection (2) must, in order to become a permanent resident, present their permanent resident visa to an officer at a port of entry.
(4) A foreign national who meets the requirements of subsection (2), holds a work permit, is working in Canada and has done so for at least one year preceding the date of their application for a permanent resident visa may also become a permanent resident if they present their permanent resident visa to an officer at an office of the Department in Canada.
Marginal note:Requirements for accompanying family members
(5) A foreign national who is an accompanying family member of a person who makes an application as a member of the Quebec skilled worker class shall become a permanent resident if, following an examination, it is established that
(a) the person who made the application has become a permanent resident; and
(b) the foreign national is not inadmissible.
- SOR/2004-167, s. 80(F)
- SOR/2008-202, s. 3
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