Latest Quebec PNP Draw issued 1220 Invitation

Latest Quebec PNP Draw issued 1220 Invitation On October 31st, 2023, Quebec province made an important announcement regarding its seventh immigration draw of the year. This draw, conducted on October 26th, 2023, by the Quebec Ministry of Immigration, resulted in the issuance of 1220 invitations. These invitations were sent out from the Arrima Bank on October 23rd, 2023, starting at 6:30 a.m. They were extended to applicants based on factors like labor market demands and their potential for successful integration into Quebec. Those who received these invitations will typically have around six months to obtain a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ) after submitting their application.

Now, let’s take a closer look at the eligibility criteria for this Quebec PNP draw:

Eligibility Criteria for Quebec PNP Draw:

1. French Proficiency: Applicants were required to have a proficiency level of at least 7 or higher in oral French. This proficiency was assessed based on the Échelle québécoise des niveaux de compétence en français des personnes immigrantes adultes, which is Quebec’s scale of French proficiency levels for adult immigrants, or its equivalent standard.

2. Minimum Points: Candidates had to score equal to or greater than 575 points.

3. Occupation: Their profession had to be included in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) under specific categories. Here are the occupations that were considered eligible:

2154 Land surveyors
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
7233 Sheet metal workers
7234 Boilermakers
7236 Ironworkers
7237 Welders and related machine operators
7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system)
7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers
7252 Steamfitters, pipefitters, and sprinkler system installers
7271 Carpenters
7281 Bricklayers
7282 Concrete finishers
7283 Tilesetters
7284 Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
7291 Roofers and shinglers
7293 Insulators
7294 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
7295 Floor covering installers
7311 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
7313 Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
7318 Elevator constructors and mechanics
7371 Crane operators
7384 Autre personnel des métiers et personnel assimilé, n.c.a.
7521 Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.
7611 Construction trades helpers and laborers

Invitations were Extended to Individuals Who Met the Following Criteria:

They demonstrated a proficiency level of 7 or higher in oral French.
Their occupation was listed in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) as specified.

Their score was equal to or greater than 608 points.

It’s important to note that these invitations were specifically intended for individuals who had a valid job offer outside the territory of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal.

0213 Computer and Information Systems Managers
2131 Civil Engineers
2132 Mechanical Engineers
2133 Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2141 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers
2147 Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers and Designers)
2171 Information Systems Analysts and Consultants
5241 Database Analysts and Data Administrators
2173 Software Engineers and Designers
2174 Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers
2175 Web Designers and Developers
2231 Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
2232 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
2233 Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians
2241 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians
2281 Computer Network Technicians
2282 User Support Technicians
2283 Information Systems Testing Technicians
3012 Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses
3233 Licensed Practical Nurses
3413 Nurse Aides, Orderlies, and Patient Service Associates
4031 Secondary School Teachers
4032 Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers
4214 Early Childhood Educators and Assistants
5223 Graphic Arts Technicians
5225 Audio and Video Recording Technicians
5241 Graphic Designers and Illustrators

So, how can you immigrate to Quebec in 2023?

Step 1: Assess your eligibility criteria.
Step 2: Register your profile on the Arrima Portal.
Step 3: After receiving an invitation, apply for permanent selection along with the required application fee.
Step 4: Once the permanent selection is approved, you will receive a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ).
Step 5: Submit your application for a Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) Visa.

Following these steps can help you navigate the immigration process and work towards your goal of settling in Quebec.

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