The Preliminary Evaluation for Immigration enables you to obtain a summary evaluation of your chances of being
selected for any country. Note that this, It does not however, lead to a formal decision under An Act Respecting
Immigration to any country, but rather provides you with a positive or negative opinion from the ministry of
Immigration regarding your candidacy.
Rules have been adopted regarding procedures for the intake and processing of applications for a selection
certificate submitted by economic immigration candidates.
Anyone wishing to immigrate to a specific country to work as a paid employee or self-employed worker;
His or her spouse, if applicable, who is 16 years of age or over, and is accompanying the applicant.
The applicant must commit to meet personal and family needs from the time when he or she arrives in any country
and during the first few months thereafter.
The Preliminary Evaluation for Immigration is completed anonymously and contains no information that could identify
This evaluation takes into account the selection program for which you may be eligible and is based on the following
seven criteria: your profile, training, work experience, knowledge of the preferred language, your ties to the country
and the stays you have had here in the past, an employment offer made by an employer in the country, and
information regarding the accompanying spouse or common-law spouse.
The Preliminary Evaluation for Immigration must be completed in one session.
Therefore, before you start, make sure you have on hand all of the information you will need to answer the questions,
as well as all information pertaining to your spouse, if applicable.
You must accurately answer all of the questions and not overstate your skills, work experience and language abilities
(which will be evaluated during the official selection process). The evaluation provides tools to help you assess your