Quebec, Canada: Family Reunification Cap Introduced

Key Points  

  • Quebec, Canada introduced a new cap on the number of family reunification applications submitted over the next two years  


The government of Quebec, Canada introduced a cap on family reunification applications. Beginning 26 June 2024 to 25 June 2026, Quebec will accept a maximum of 13,000 applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  

This includes 10,400 applications for spouses, common-law partners, and dependent children aged 18 or older, and 2,600 applications for parents, grandparents, and other relatives. Once the cap is reached, no more applications will be accepted, except for certain exempt categories like dependent children under 18 and those with disabilities. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Quebec’s website and Envoy Global’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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