New rules will affect the skilled worker, business, investor and self-employed immigrant visas for Québec.
The following changes to procedures and requirements will come into force between August 1st, 2013 and March 31st, 2014. The number of applications for the Quebec skilled workers will be limited to 20,000 a year and the French language requirements are being toughened.
Investment visa requirements are also changing, with an upper limit of Québec Investor Program applications in one quota year now being capped at 1,750. Self-employed and business visas will be capped at 500 in any one quota year.
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