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Program of the Quebec experience

Eligibility as a graduate or prospective graduate
The program of the Quebec experience (PEQ) is designed to meet the needs of the Québec job market. To be admitted to the program you must:

  1. Be at least 18 years.
  2. Intend to settle in Québec to hold a job;
  3. have conformed to the conditions on your stay as an international student;
  4. hold a Québec diploma eligible for the PEQ obtained after February 13, 2008, or expect to complete your study program within six months of the date on which you submit your application;
  5. Have an intermediate level knowledge of spoken French (listening and speaking);
  6. You do not hold a bursary hold with a return clause in your country, unless you have already fulfilled this condition;
  7. You don’t have started a new program of study in Quebec;
  8. Undertake to provide for your needs and, where applicable, those of your spouse or de facto spouse and dependent children included in your application, for a minimum period of three months from the date you obtain your permanent resident status

Québec diplomas eligible for the PEQ are:

  • DEP – Diploma of Vocational Studies, involving 1,800 hours or more of study;
  • DEP followed by an ASP totalling a minimum of 1,800 hours;
  • DEC – Diploma of College Studies, technical training;
  • Bachelor’s degree, university undergraduate;
  • Master’s degree, MBA;
  • Doctorate.

Time of filing the application under the Program PEQ:

As a future graduate of Quebec, you may file your application for a certificate of selection of Quebec (CSQ) no earlier than six months before the date of completion of your pass certificate or diploma qualifying.


 If you are abroad and you have a PEQ qualified degree obtained after February 13, 2008. You have no time limit to file your application for CSQ as a graduate of Quebec under the PEQ.


For more information contact us or take an appointment with us to discuss about details and available options for you.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 10:31

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