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Quebec: An Ideal Place to Study in Canada

Quebec is Canada’s largest province by area, with Montreal being the second largest French speaking city in the world, after Paris. Compared to other Canadian provinces, Quebec has a more affordable living cost and an efficient social welfare system. Many of Canada’s top universities are situated in Montreal such as McGill University and the University of Montreal.

PEQ: Program Features

Quebec Experience Program (Programme de l’expérience québécoise, PEQ) is an accelerated selection program for skilled workers who wish to obtain a Quebec Selection Certificate (Certificat de sélection du Québec) with a view to becoming permanent residents of Canada. The program is intended for Québec graduates and temporary foreign workers who meet certain conditions, such as demonstrating advanced intermediate knowledge of oral French.

Study Permit Requirements for Canada
  • The main applicant must be 18 years old or above
  • No criminal record
  • Pass medical check
  • IELTS scores of 6.0 or above
  • PEQ: Program Process

    1. Simard & Associates’ professional consultant team will assist clients to select schools in Quebec and obtain Study Permit to Canada.
    2. Applicants will need to obtain an eligible Québec diploma from Quebec. Examples for an eligible Quebec diploma could be:

  • Diploma of college studies, technical training
  • Diploma of vocational studies, attesting to 1,800 hours or more of study
  • Diploma of vocational studies, attesting to a minimum of 1,800 hours of continuing education and leading to a particular trade
  • 3. Applicants need to pass French level B2 or a recognized French course
    4. Simard & Associates will help our clients to apply for Permanent Residence for Canada.

    If you are interested to know more about the Quebec Experience Program or have a question regarding PEQ’s processes, do not hesitate to contact our Canadian immigration specialists at Simard & Associates.