- No risk investment guaranteed by the Gouvernement du Québec (CAD$800,000 investment is repaid in full after five years, within 30 days of the investment’s maturity date);
- No specific language requirement during periods when the Program is open to all applicants;
- Applicants’ families (spouse and dependent children) are included in applications and will benefit from the same immigration status as the main applicant;
- As a permanent resident, you are entitled to the same benefits as those enjoyed by Canadian citizens (free health care, free public schools, access to world renowned universities, etc.);
- Possibility of obtaining a Canadian passport entitling you to travel to over 100 countries without a visa.
- Have acquired CAD$1.6 million* in net worth, obtained legally, alone or with the help of a spouse or common-law partner;
- Have acquired a minimum of two years of management experience in the past five years;**
- Intend to settle in Québec and and sign an agreement to invest CAD$800,00 with an approved financial intermediary.***
*Included as assets: bank accounts, pension plans, securities, company shares, etc.;
**The company should have at least two full-time employees. It need not be a for-profit enterprise. It could also be an international agency, or governmental ministry or agency.
***Brokers and trust companies can provide financing for the CAD$800,000 investment;