Note: On 1 November 2017, the government of Canada announced multi-year immigration targets spanning from 2018 to 2020. An estimated 9,80,000 immigrant will be welcomed by Canada from 2018 to 2020. For complete projected statistics and other valuable information, click here.
The Arrima Portal came into effect in September 2018. It was introduced with an intention to make Quebec immigration faster, but most importantly, secure. Previously, the program was based on the "first come, first served" approach, but has since become an electronic system for receiving applications.
Quebec’s EOI system manages the profiles of candidates applying for the Quebec Selection Certificate (Certificat de sélection du Québec, or CSQ). A CSQ is required to apply for permanent residence through the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program.