Quebec Investor Program

To be qualified, the applicant:

  • must have a minimum net worth of CAD$1,600,000
  • must invest CAD$800,000 for a period of five years in Quebec
  • must have at least two years of managerial business experience in the five years preceding the application for a Quebec Selection Certificate.

How to Apply

Net Worth CAD$1,600,000:

You must be able to show that you or you and your spouse have acquired the minimum CAD$1,600,000 net worth legally (excludes donation or gifts received less than six months before the application is filed)

You must provide proof of how you obtained your Net Worth, by providing:

  • Current Bank Certification Letter
  • Evidence of Savings Balance
  • Fixed or time deposit statement (i.e. salaries)
  • Evidence of Publicly Traded Stock (if applicable)
  • Real Property Assessment
  • Financial Statements of your business to shows its value

Investment CAD$800,000:

  • The investment of CAD$800,000 will be deposited in Computershare Trust Company; they will place your investment with Quebec government
  • In exchange for investment, Quebec government issues a 5-year CAD$800,000 guaranteed government bond, to be held in trust by Computershare
  • The funds must be invested for a period of 5 years. After 5 years, the CAD$800,000 will be fully refunded to you (if you do not require financing) with no interest

Computershare Trust Company

Computershare is one of the largest and only global share registry/transfer agent in securities industry. All your cash payments are made directly to an account under your name with Computershare. They are also one of the approved financial intermediaries for Quebec Government. Visit Computershare Trust Company site.

Canadian International uses the services of Computershare Trust Company of Canada to:

  • hold all cash deposits in trust
  • advance required investment funds to the Quebec Government
  • process any necessary refunds

Managerial Business experience:

You must have at least two years of management business experience in the five years preceding the application for a Quebec Selection Certificate in either:

  • a profitable and lawful agricultural, commercial or industrial business
  • a government
  • an international organization