A non-resident can purchase a property in Canada without going through the immigration process. However, you must check with Immigration Canada regarding the conditions on visiting the country.
Immigration within the province of Quebec is a jurisdiction shared by the Quebec (http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/fr/index.asp ) and federal governments (www.cic.gc.ca).
Within Quebec, the Government of Canada grants permission only to candidates chosen by Quebec.
To be selected as a Quebec immigrant, you must meet the criteria of one of the following programs:
Family reunification program
Economic immigration program
- Qualified worker category
- Investor category
- Entrepreneur category
- Self-employed worker category
For more details on these programs or an immigration project, please go to the website of the Ministère de l’immigration et des communautés culturelles du Québec or BCF:
Tél: (001) 514 397-6909