A practical guide has been released by the Quebec government help the immigration candidates who appear for the Quebec values test. From January 1, 2020, it is mandatory for the immigration candidates to pass the Quebec values test in order to settle in Quebec. Those who pass the test will obtain an ‘Attestation of learning about democratic values and the Quebec values expressed by the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms’.
The practical guide for Quebec values test has been published in French language and it observes that knowledge about the Quebec’s values is essential for a new immigrant to integrate well to the Quehttps://www.canapprove.com/quebec-points-calculator/bec society. The guide has divided these values into five key principles:
- Quebec is a French-speaking society
- Quebec is a democratic society
- Equality between women and men
- The rights and responsibilities of Quebecers
- Quebec is a secular society
Quebec values test
Candidates under the following Quebec immigration programs need to appear for the Quebec values test:
- Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP)
- Quebec Experience Program (PEQ)
- Quebec Entrepreneur Program
- Quebec Self-Employed Program
- Quebec Investor Program
It is necessary for a candidate to pass the Quebec values test for obtaining the Quebec Selection Certificate, without which they cannot apply for permanent residence in Canada. However, children below the age of 18 years and those with serious physical or cognitive impairments need not pass the test.
After passing the test, candidates will obtain the attestation, which proves that they have passed the test,which has to be submitted within 60 days after submitting their application for Quebec Selection Certificate. In order to pass, the candidate has to score at least 15 out of 20 or 75%. The attestation has a validity of two years. If in case a candidate fails in the test, their application for Quebec Selection Certificate is terminated. If that happens, they have to submit the application all over again. A candidate will get maximum three chances to pass the test.
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