Latest Arrima draw issues 1011 invitations for Quebec permanent selection

Latest Arrima draw issues 1011 invitations for Quebec permanent selection

Quebec conducted its second Arrima draw from Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) candidates on Feb 16, 2023. Where the latest Arrima draw issues 1011 invitations for Quebec permanent selection. To qualify in this draw applicants needed to:

  • Firstly, have a draw score of 583 or more.
  • Secondly, their job profile must come under 1 of the 27 eligible occupations such as:
6221 Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants
2282 User support technicians
2281 Computer network technicians
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
0213 Computer and information systems managers
5241 Graphic designers and illustrators
2173 Software engineers and designers
2175 Web designers and developers
2172 Database analysts and data administrators
2283 Information systems testing technicians
4031 Secondary school teachers
4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
2131 Civil engineers
2231 Civil engineering technologists and technicians
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers
2132 Mechanical engineers
2233 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
2141 Industrial and manufacturing engineers
2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
3233 Licensed practical nurses
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants
3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • In addition, people who have a valid job offer from outside the metropolitan community of Montreal also have an invitation for permanent selection.


Feb 09, 2023, Quebec Arrima draw VS Feb 16, 2023, Arrima draw: Analysing draw trends

The latest Arrima draw issues 1011 invitations for Quebec permanent selection. But in comparison to the first Quebec Arrima draw on Feb 09, 2023, we can see the following changes in Feb 16, 2023, Quebec Arrima draw:

  • Firstly, the number of invitations issued is 1011 in both the Arrima draws. But the Arrima draw cut-off is lower by 36 points.
  • Secondly, Feb 09 Arrima draw did not target specific occupations. Whereas Feb 16 Arrima draw targeted 27 occupations for permanent selection.
  • However, both draws extended invitations to applicants who had a valid job offer from outside the metropolitan community of Montreal.


In short, looking at the above details, we can see a positive draw trend. Where we see the Arrima draw score cut-off falling. As a result, we should be able to see a change in the number of selection of applicants as well.

Such a change is important as well due to Quebec’s complex immigration system. Unlike the rest of Canada, this province does not follow the general federal Canadian immigration pathways. But has its own immigration system. This is because Quebec is a French-speaking province and it aims to foster the growth of the language and culture. However, the final decision for permanent residency in Canada rests with IRCC.


Step to get a Canada PR visa via Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP)?

If you wish to get Canada PR via the RSWP then you must do the following:

  • Firstly, submit an online Express of Interest (EOI) via the Arrima portal.
  • Secondly, get as many points as possible on the Quebec points grid for factors such as:
    • Education
    • Work experience
    • Age
    • French and English language skills
    • Family in Quebec
    • Valid job offer
    • Spouse Factors
    • Dependents
    • Proof of funds
  • Also, match or exceed the Arrima draw cut-off to get an invitation.
  • Besides, submit a complete application for permanent selection with all supporting documents.
  • Further, get a CSQ post-application approval.
  • Finally, apply to IRCC with CSQ for a quick and easy Canada PR visa.


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