Investment Programs

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program

Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) can be seen as a unique Provincial Nominee Program. However, the program is currently under review and the intake of applications has been suspended until April 1, 2023. You may also consider the Start Up Visa (SUV) program that allows entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada to establish a new business.

Before suspension, QIIP is the only business immigration program in Canada that allows passive investment. Applicants of QIIP do not need to own and manage a business and what they need to make a term investment guaranteed by the Government of Quebec.

Key requirements:

  • Program is currently under review

Processing time:

  • It would take as long as 4 to 6 years from QIIP submission to approval of permanent residency

What are the competitive edges:

  • Passive investment
  • Obtain permanent residency directly, no need to go through a “work permit” stage
  • No need to take language test

QIIP is suitable for:

  • High net worth individuals;
  • Experienced business owners;
  • Senior Executives with more than 2 years senior management experience at decision making level

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