Live and Invest in Quebec

Immigration by Investment


By immigrating to Quebec, you choose, for yourself and your family, a modern, pluralist and egalitarian French-speaking society, at the crossroads of American and European cultures.

Invest Quebec (IQ) is a Quebec government corporation created in 1998 by a law of the National Assembly of Quebec, to promote investment in Quebec by Quebec and international companies. Since its creation, it has carried out more than 2,000 interventions annually with companies in Quebec.

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Quebec Temporarily Suspends the Investor Immigration Program

Decision on the management of Investor Program applications for the period 2019-2020.


The Quebec Government has announced a moratorium on the Immigrant Investor Program as of today August 30th, 2019. The expected re-launch is currently unknown, as the Quebec Immigration Plan for 2020-2022 will be released only on Friday November 1st, 2019. 

This decision has been gazetted since May 22nd, 2019However, please note this does not affect French-speaking investors as they are not subject to any quotas or of the intake period for the province.

When the program reopened in August 2018, the required investment increased to $1.2 million CAD (up from $800,000 CAD), with a new net-worth requirement of $2 million CAD. Furthermore, all financial intermediates are now obliged to have their Head Office and executive committee in the province of Quebec.

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Quebec Immigrant Investor Program is re-opening this September

Re-opening confirmed for September 10th, 2018


According to the Official Gazette submitted on July 18th, 2018 by the Government, the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program is set to re-open. The eligibility requirements will require $2,000,000.00 CAD in net worth, between the principal applicant and his/her spouse.

The program is set to open Monday September 10th, 2018 and will be closing March 15th, 2019.

There are TWO (2) investment options:

  1. Term deposit$1,200,000.00 CAD locked away for FIVE (5) years guaranteed by the Province of Québec, which has a Moody’s credit rating of AA2.


2. Financing option: An investor can use the credit facilities of an authorized broker or trust company to secure the maximum loan. This will be a single payment to cover the total cost of the loan at the time of acceptance into the Program.