Frequently Asked Questions

Francophone immigration program
I come from Quebec. Am I eligible for your services?

If you reside or have resided in Quebec and you were born in Canada, you are unfortunately not eligible for our services. The mandate of the British Columbia Francophone immigration program of is to serve the immigrant clientele born outside the country. We thank you for your understanding.

Permanent residents, naturalized Canadian citizens (born outside Canada) and temporary workers are eligible for our services, regardless of their province of origin.

If you were born in Canada, here are some resources that you may find useful:

  • To obtain a driver's licence or car insurance, visit ICBC's website
  • The organization La Boussole can provide you with information related to employment and settlement.
  • RésoSanté is a directory with more than 1,000 Francophone health professionals in British Columbia
  • If you come from Quebec, the provincial health authority has published a document explaining the steps to follow in order to join MSP, the public insurance system in BC
  • The Federation of Francophones of British Columbia publishes an annual directory of Francophone and Francophile professionals and services in the province

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