The August 12 draw required a minimum score of 591 points in the Quebec Expression of Interest points system, where a maximum of 1,320 points are available.
- Candidates with skills and experience in one of 17 National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes:
|213||IT systems managers|
|2133||Electrical and electronics engineers|
|2141||Industrial and manufacturing engineers|
|2147||Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)|
|2171||IT Analysts and Consultants|
|2172||Database analysts and data administrators|
|2173||Software engineers and designers|
|2174||Computer Programmers And Interactive Media Developers|
|2175||Web designers and developers|
|2241||Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians|
|2281||Computer network technicians|
|2282||User support agents|
|2283||Computer systems assessors|
|5131||Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations|
|5223||Graphic design technicians|
|5241||Graphic designers and illustrators|
|6221||Technical sales specialists – wholesale|
- Candidates with a job offer outside the Montreal Metropolitan Area
- Candidates in Quebec as a diplomatic agent, consular officer, representative or a duly accredited official of a foreign country or of the United Nations. For more information, read section 26 of the Regulation respecting immigration to Québec (CQLR, chapter I-0.2.1, r.3).
- Candidates invited by the immigration minister deemed able to contribute to the prosperity of Quebec. For more information, read section 47 of the Act respecting immigration to Québec (CQLR, chapter I-0.2.1) .
The draw featured a number of firsts for the Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration (MIFI):
- The first draw since a new scoring system was published for Expression of Interest profiles.
- The first draw to target specific occupations.
- The first draw to target candidates with a job offer outside the Montreal Metropolitan Area.
Candidates receiving an invitation have 60 days to submit a full application to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program.
Quebec Expression Of Interest Draws 2021
|Date of invitations||Invites Issued||Minimum Score||Date of extraction from Arrima bank|
|12-Aug-21||515||591||August 9, 2021 at 6.30am|
|17-Jun-21||69||N/A||June 16, 2021 at 6.30am|
|27-May-21||90||N/A||May 26, 2021 at 6.30am|
|29-Apr-21||83||N/A||April 28, 2021 at 6.30am|
|30-Mar-21||208||N/A||March 29, 2021 at 6.30am|
|26-Jan-21||95||N/A||January 25, 2021 at 6.30am|