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Updates on Latest Quebec Arrima Draw

Published Date: 21st December 2021

In the latest Arrima nomination round invitations were issued to 326 candidates who submitted Expression of Interest in the Arrima Pool.

Quebec held its latest round of invitations by conducting the draw on 9th December. The invitations were issued by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) for candidates to apply for the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (QSWP).

Invitations were issued to 326 candidates who submitted Expression of Interest in the Arrima Pool. Other than inviting candidates who already had profile in the Arrima Pool this latest draw also considered candidates who had a valid job offer outside the Montréal Metropolitan area and those who reside in Quebec as a diplomat, consular official, United Nations representative or representative of any intergovernmental organization operating in the province.

What is Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program?

This program is specifically designed for candidates who wish to establish themselves permanently in the province. International graduates and skilled workers make up a huge part of this program.

Criteria of Selection

  • Must have training and professional skills
  • Language Proficiency
  • Age
  • Characteristics of Spouse
  • Presence of Children
Processing time for applications under this program is usually 6 months starting the day when you successfully submit your application, documentation and pay the fee.

Application Fee

Principal applicant


Spouse or common-law partner


Each dependent child



29 Target Occupations for this Draw

NOC Code

Job Title

NOC 0213

Computer and information systems managers

NOC 2131

Civil engineers

NOC 2132

Mechanical engineers

NOC 2133

Electrical and electronics engineers

NOC 2141

Industrial and manufacturing engineers

NOC 2143

Mining engineers

NOC 2147

Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)

NOC 2171

Information systems analysts and consultants

NOC 2172

Database analysts and data administrators

NOC 2173

Software engineers and designers

NOC 2174

Computer programmers and interactive media developers

NOC 2175

Web designers and developers

NOC 2231

Civil engineering technologists and technicians

NOC 2232

Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians

NOC 2233

Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians

NOC 2241

Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians

NOC 2281

Computer network technicians

NOC 2282

User support technicians

NOC 2283

Information systems testing technicians

NOC 3012

Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses

NOC 3233

Licensed practical nurses

NOC 3413

Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates

NOC 4031

Secondary school teachers

NOC 4032

Elementary school and kindergarten teachers

NOC 4214

Early childhood educators and assistants

NOC 5131

Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations

NOC 5223

Graphic arts technicians

NOC 5241

Graphic designers and illustrators

NOC 6221

Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade


After fulfilling all the requirements of application you have to wait to receive a Quebec Selection Certificate or Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ) which you can use later to apply for permanent residence to Canadian Federal Government.