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Quebec's New EOI Portal 'Arrima' for QSWP to go online in September 2018

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 18, Aug 2018

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Quebec is opening a new EOI (Expression of Interest) portal for the applicants of Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). The Immigration Ministry of Quebec, i.e. MIDI, has announced this via a news release on 17th August. The new EOI portal, i.e. 'Arrima' is going through a testing phase as of now and subsequently, it will go online in September 2018.

New 'Arrima' Portal shall replace the old 'Mon Projet Quebec'

The new EOI portal of QSWP will replace the old 'Mon Projet Quebec' online system, which remained in news for all wrong reasons, as the applicant had real hard time registering and applying through the same. The new 'Arrima' Portal will manage the profiles of the candidates submitting their EOI (Expression of Interest) in Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP).

Also read- Quebec to introduce new EOI based system & regulations for QSWP w.e.f. August 2

QSWP has recently switched (on 2nd August) to EOI based system from the old 'First come, first served' system of accepting application. In the new EOI portal, the applicants interested in QSWP, will register their profile by entering key information with regards, to their profile, i.e.

  • Education
  • Language skills
  • Contact details
  • Professional experience
  • Personal information
  • Family details
  • Status in Quebec
  • Validated employment offer (if applicable)
  • Related information

After entering all the above details, the applicant will find place in Quebec's EOI bank and will also get a set point score based on the information he provided. The express entry system of Canada is also based on the similar EOI system. The IRCC select the top ranking candidates from express entry pool and issue them Invitation to Apply for Canada PR.

Quebec will issue Invitation for CSQ

Similarly, Quebec will also select the candidates from EOI bank and will invite them to apply for Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ). The invites will be sent to the applicants based on some key factors, i.e. employability factors, notably their age, area of training, work experience, education and ability in French.

The applicant who receive ITA from Quebec and submit the application, will be required meeting the minimum point score.

New Portal will be fast and proficient

As per MIDI, the new EOI based system will benefit the applicants in terms of reduced the application processing time and ease of submitting the EOI profile at any point of time.

Also read- Quebec released new Areas of Training List for Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP)

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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