Quebec Immigration Occupation List 2017-18

It has a highly diversified and industrialized economy. With its advanced manufacturing sector produces a variety of products for export, like software, subway trains, compact disks, air purifiers, toys, etc.

To overcome the rise in unemployment because of the current recession. Quebec is steadily adding more and more jobs and attracting companies with high skilled labour. So, the Immigration Authorities releases High Demand occupation list 2017 under Quebec skilled worker program for international skilled applicants seeking Permanent Residency in Canada. The High Demand occupation list announces job openings currently available and requires foreign skill to contribute towards Quebec’s Economic Development.

Quebec immigration occupation list 2017-18 aims to select candidates with the highest probability of successful economic settlement potential.

Find the Quebec Skilled worker program list below to check your eligibility to apply.

CodeQuebec Occupation List
0112Human Resources Managers
0122Banking, credit and other investment managers
0211Engineering Managers
0213Computer and Information Systems Managers
0421Administrators – Post-secondary Education and Vocational Training
0611Sales, Marketing and Advertising Managers
0911Manufacturing Managers
1111Financial Auditors and Accountants
1112Financial and Investment Analyst
1113Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
1114Other Financial Officers
1121Human Resources Professionals
1122Professional Occupations in Business Management Consulting
1223Human Resources and Recruitment officers
1314Assessors, Valuators and Appraisers
2111Physicists and Astronomers
2113Geoscientists and Oceanographers
2121Biologists and Related Scientists
2131Civil Engineer
2132Mechanical Engineers
2133Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2141Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers
2146Aerospace Engineers
2147Computer Engineers (Except Software Engineers and Designers)
2148Other Professional Engineers, n.e.c
2171Information Systems Analysts and Consultants
2172Database Analysts and Data Administrators
2173Software Engineers and Designers
2174Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers
2175Web Designers and Developers
2211Chemical Technologists and Technicians
2221Biological Technologists and Technicians
2222Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors
2231Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
2232Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
2233Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians
2234Construction Estimators
2251Architectural Technologists and Technicians
2252Industrial Designers
2253Drafting Technologists and Technicians
2263Inspectors in Public and Environmental Health and Occupational health & Safety
2264Construction Inspectors
2281Computer Network Technicians
2282User Support Technicians
2283Systems Testing Technicians
3151Head Nurses and Supervisors
3152Registered Nurses
3215Medical Radiation Technologists
3233Licensed Practical Nurses
3237Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
4131College and Other Vocational Instructors
4163Business Development Officers and Marketing Researchers and Consultants
4164Social Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers
4169Other Professional Occupations in Social Science, n.e.c.
4212Community and Social Service Workers
5125Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters
5211Library and Public Archive Technicians
5223Graphic Arts Technicians
5241Graphic Designers and Illustrators
6221Technical Sales Specialists – Wholesale Trade
6411Sales Representatives - Wholesale Trade (Non-Technical)
7231Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
7232Tool and Die Makers
7312Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanics
7316Machine Fitters
7315Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors
9213Supervisors, food, beverage and associated products processing
9214Supervisors, food, beverage and associated products processing
9221Supervisors, Motor Vehicle Assembling
9222Supervisors, Electronics Manufacturing
9223Supervisors, Electrical Products Manufacturing
9226Supervisors, other Mechanical and Metal Products Manufacturing
9227Supervisors, Other Products Manufacturing and Assembly
9421Chemical Plant Machine Operators
9511Machining Tool Operators

candidates selected under the Quebec Skilled Worker Program are given a Quebec Selection Certificate or Certificate de sélection du Québec (CSQ), which eventually leads to Canadian Permanent Residency Visa.

Candidates for Quebec Skilled Worker Program are assessed through a unique system which is based upon several selection factors. These factors are not the same used for Federal Skilled Worker Program from CIC. The Candidates must complete the medical and criminal record checks in advance to their application to the CIC for Canadian Permanent Residency Visa (Canada PR Visa).

To qualify the applicant must score required points under the Quebec Immigration selection system.

  • At least 50 points – for the single (unmarried) applicant.
  • At least 59 points – for the applicant with a spouse or common-law partner.

Quebec Immigration: Visa Process Duration

Processing Times for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program vary from one Canadian Immigration Visa Office to another. Quebec Skilled Worker Processing Time (federal stage only): 13 months

Quebec Immigration: Visa Processing Fees

Processing fees for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program for 2017 are as follows


Applicant Fees
Principal Applicant CAD $779
Spouse, de facto spouse CAD $167
Each dependent child CAD $167

Related Links:

Quebec Immigration Occupation List 2017-18

Quebec skilled worker Program (QSWP)

Express Entry

Federal Skilled Worker Program

Federal Skilled Trades Program

Canadian Experience Class

Provincial Nominee Programs

Canada Express Entry Draw 

Find your NOC under Canada Express Entry Occupation List

Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS)

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