So you’ve chosen Montréal as your future home. Good call! Whether you come from Brazil, China, France, Morocco or anywhere in between, Montréal is ready to welcome international talent with open arms. Have a look at the vacancies available on our job portal and join the dynamic Montréal market!
Businesses and employers that recruit talent through the Talent Montréal job portal are aware that you’ll need to obtain a work permit and will usually be able to help you. Once you’ve been offered a job, find out if the organization that hired you can assist you when you arrive.
There are a number of options available to obtain a work permit. Check with your new employer to find out which one is right for you.
When applying for your work permit, you can also apply for the family members who’ll be joining you in Québec:
- Your spouse or partner (opposite or same sex)
- Your dependent child(ren) (biological or adopted)
- Work permit
- Study permit
- Visitor permit
In Québec, like elsewhere, certain professions are subject to regulations. If you have questions about your spouse or partner’s profession, don’t hesitate to ask for more information.
The Sector Gateway program is a free virtual networking solution by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal. Your spouse or partner will benefit from direct and privileged access to Montreal businesses thanks to the different activities offered. Learn more.
For certain levels of education (like college), you’ll need to provide proof of enrollment in the educational institution in order to apply for a study permit, so you will need to enroll your children ahead of time.
To learn more about the selection criteria, processing times and associated costs, visit the government of Québec and government of Canada websites.