Quebec opened its doors wider, extending 1,210 invitations for permanent selection in the latest Arrima immigration draw held on November 16, 2023. The detailed insights into this draw were unveiled by the Minister of Immigration, Francization, and Integration (MIFI) on November 28, 2023.
For aspiring immigrants, the journey begins with the expression of interest filed on the Arrima Portal. This places their profiles in the Expression of Interest bank, a reservoir from which candidates with profiles meeting Quebec’s criteria and exhibiting strong integration potential are chosen to receive invitations for permanent selection.
If you’re among the fortunate invitees, a notification will land in your Arrima message center, providing the necessary details to access the form and initiate the application process.
Arrima Draw Highlights – The November 16, 2023
Quebec’s latest immigration draw was nothing short of remarkable. The Quebec Arrima draw conducted on November 16, 2023, marked a significant milestone by extending invitations to 1,210 candidates to apply for permanent residency under the Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP).
Let’s Delve into the Specifics of This Draw
- Number of Invitations: 1,210
- Minimum Score Range: 609
- Extraction Date and Time from Arrima Bank: November 13, 2023, at 6:30 a.m.
Criteria for Invitation
The recipients of these coveted invitations fulfilled specific criteria, distinguishing them as prime candidates for permanent selection:
- French Proficiency: Demonstrated a level 7 oral ability (or higher) in French according to the Échelle québécoise des niveaux de compétence en français or its equivalent.
- Score Requirement: Achieved a score equal to or greater than 609 points.
Special Consideration for Employment Opportunities
Additionally, invitations were extended to individuals meeting the following criterion of possessing a valid employment offer outside the territory of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal.
Quebec’s strategic approach in targeting individuals with French proficiency and a commitment to contribute to areas beyond Montreal reflects its dedication to fostering a diverse and skilled immigrant community. As the province continues to make bold moves, opportunities abound for those seeking to make Quebec their new home.
Stay tuned for more updates on Quebec’s evolving immigration landscape and the myriad opportunities it unfolds!