Quebec Experience Program (PEQ)

When students come to studying in Canada and thinking about settling permanently, PEQ is key.


  • Fast track to immigrate to Canada and be a Permanent Residence (PR)
  • Able to work while studying

To Be Eligible

  • Graduated secondary school
  • Under age 30

Process Workflow

Students with the right combination of education and language skills can apply for the PEQ. To be considered eligible, students must have an eligible diploma (1,800 hours) or degree which is predominantly in English in Quebec.

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)
The work permit may be issued on completion of the study program. Duration of it is up to a maximum of 3 years.
To learn the eligibility conditions for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program, visit the website of Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

Permanent Immigration to Canada
Transitioning from temporary to permanent status in Quebec is a two-step process. Once in procession of a Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ), applicants can submit an application for Canadian Permanent Residence (PR) and undergo health and police check.