Application fees increases have been announced for Quebec immigration’s temporary and permanent residence programs for 2021.
As of January 1, the Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration (MIFI) fees will increase by 1.26 percent compared to the fees for 2021.
Other fees include those for labour market assessments, immigration consultants and credential recognition.
Consult the table below to compare the 2020 and 2021 fees.
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Quebec Immigration Application Fees, 2020 and 2021
|Up to December 31, 2020||As of January 1, 2021|
|Application for permanent selection|
|Entrepreneur and self-employed worker||$1,099||$1,113|
|Each accompanying family member of the principal applicant (except in the case of an application under the Investor Program)||$174||$176|
|Employer submitting a request for validation of a permanent job offer||$202||$205|
|Request for an undertaking as a guarantor of a foreign national of the family group|
|Commitment for the first foreign national||$289||$293|
|For each other foreign national||$116||$117|
|Application for temporary selection|
|Employer requesting an assessment of the effects of the job offer on the Quebec labour market||$202||$205|
|Person in temporary stay for medical attention||$116||$117|
|Application for recognition as an immigration consultant||$1,681||$1702|
|Request for renewal of recognition||$1,367||$1384|
|Comparative evaluation of studies conducted outside Quebec||$121||$123|
Quebec Immigration Levels
Quebec expects to welcome between 13,000 and 18,000 fewer immigrants than planned in 2020, a deficit it will make up in the next two years, the provincial government said recently.
The coronavirus pandemic’s impact on Quebec immigration levels means 2020 admissions will fall to a maximum of 30,500 newcomers, 70 percent of the expected total. The number could drop as low as 25,600 new permanent residents, just 59 percent of the planned admissions.
The French=speaking province plans to make up the 2020 shortfall over the next two years.
It will start by welcoming up to 47,500 newcomers in 2021, with 7,000 immigrants added from the 2020 shortfall.
Quebec’s 2021 Immigration Levels Plan
|Results||Plan 2020||Forecast 2020||Plan 2021|
|– Skilled Workers||24,129||19,098||21,600||22,000||12,800||15,000||3,500||22,900||24,200|
|– Other Economic||859||644||600||700||200||400||100||600||800|