Is the PEQ and Quebec Experience Class the same thing?
Yes, they are the same thing.
What is the Quebec Experience Class Program?
It is an immigration program for migrating to the capital province of Canada. It selects the immigrants on the basis of their education and work experience while they had been residing with in the country prior to their application of immigration.
What are the eligibility criteria for PEQ?
They are assessed on the basis of their educational qualification and their language skill and fluency. The candidate must have a foreign diploma and a proof that they are proficient in French, in English as the province is a French dominant province.
Is there a points system to be eligible for PEQ?
No, there is no such system of points when an applicant applies for immigration under this program.
When is the candidate applicable to apply for PEQ?
The applicants in the graduate category can apply any time, from six months before they get their diploma in their hands till after 36 months of graduation. Along with this, all the other criteria are to be met as well.
How is the PEQ application submitted?
PEQ is a paper based program. The applications must be emailed to the office of the Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI) in Montreal, Quebec.
Does the interviewer need to be through an interview after applying for PEQ?
No, the applicant does not need to sit through an interview for PEQ.
Is knowing French a requirement for PEQ?
Yes. Quebec is a French dominated province and knowing how to speak the language is a must for entering the capital province, regardless of the program under which you are migrating.
Does the applicant need to take a test in French?
No, the applicant only needs to have proof that they have knowledge of the respective language.
Does the spouse of the applicant need to have knowledge of the language as well?
No, there is no such mention of the spouse knowing how to converse in French as necessary. The person applying for the immigration needs to have proof of knowing the knowledge only.