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 ( and federal governments (

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.