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The Quebec Ministry of Immigration released its Occupation List of 2023 for simplified Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) processing.
The Government of Quebec said that the occupation list affects salaried workers, not self-employed people. Also, it applies to the entire province while considering the labor needs for all regions.
|Year||List of eligible occupations|
The applications made through LMIA by employers in Quebec, must be approved by the provincial as well as the federal government.
The last update made to the occupation list of Quebec was in 2022. The IRCC has transformed to an updated NOC 2021 version from the National Occupation Classification 2016 (NOC 2016) system.
The Government of Quebec has also informed that the LMIA applications received on or after November 16, 2022, will be processed as per the NOC 2021.
|NOC 2021||Occupation Types||Job Roles|
|TEER 0||Management occupations||Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Managers; Financial Managers;|
|TEER 1||Occupations that usually require a university degree||Financial Advisors; Software Engineers|
|TEER 2||Occupations that usually require a university degree, a college diploma, apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or supervisory occupations||Computer Network and Web Technicians; Medical Laboratory Technologists|
|TEER 3||Occupations that usually require a college diploma, apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training||Bakers; Dental Assistants and Dental Laboratory Assistants|
|TEER 4||Occupations that usually require a high school diploma, or several weeks of on-the-job training||Home Child Care Providers; Retail Salespersons and Visual Merchandisers|
|TEER 5||Occupations that usually need short-term work demonstration and no formal education||Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers; Delivery service drivers and door-to-door distributors|
Additional criteria for Quebec’s low wage positions are housing, transportation and health insurance.
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