Situation 8

Situation 8. Three months in Quebec without having resided elsewhere in Canada for more than three months: you have never resided in Canada prior to your first semester at McGill and within three months of your arrival in Canada, you took up residence in Quebec; OR you are a permanent resident of Canada who took up residence in Quebec within the first three months after becoming a permanent resident.



There are three scenarios for this situation:

a) Landed Immigrant: You are a permanent resident of Canada who has taken up residency in Quebec within the first three months after your permanent resident landing date (i.e., the date you became a permanent resident).

Documents Required:

1) Proof of permanent residency.

2) Proof of your Quebec residency since your arrival in the province. Either a copy of your validated* RAMQ issued Quebec Medicare card or proof that your main domicile is in Quebec (PDF icon proof of domicile #8).

b) Returning Landed Immigrant: You are a permanent resident of Canada, who departs from Canada within the first three months of your date of landing and subsequently establish yourself in Quebec immediately upon your return to Canada.

Documents Required:

1) Proof of permanent residency.

2) 
Proof of your activities outside of Canada for the period between when you first landed in Canada and when you returned to live in Quebec (e.g., enrolment letter from former school, academic transcripts clearly indicating range of dates of enrolment, proof of employment or residence).

3) The sworn statement for returning permanent residents.

4) Proof of your Quebec residency since your arrival in the province. Either a copy of your validated* RAMQ issued Quebec Medicare card or proof that your main domicile is in Quebec (PDF icon proof of domicile #8).

c) Canadian citizen (Including Canadian citizens born abroad):
Three months in Quebec without having resided elsewhere in Canada for more than three months: You are a Canadian citizen living in Canada for the first time in your lifetime. Before entering Quebec to begin your studies at McGill, you never resided in another province or territory than Quebec for more than three cumulative months. You have now been living in Quebec for at least three months.

Documents Required:

1) Either a Canadian birth certificate OR Proof of Canadian citizenship.

2) Proof of activities for the 10-year period prior to their arrival in Quebec (e.g., enrolment letter from former school, academic transcripts clearly indicating dates of enrolment, proof of employment and/or residence).

3) The sworn statement for Canadian citizens.

4) Proof of your Quebec residency since your arrival in the province. Either a copy of your validated* RAMQ issued Quebec Medicare card or proof that your main domicile is in Quebec (PDF icon proof of domicile #8).

*We will authenticate your card so as to establish proof of domicile as per the guidelines issued by the Quebec Ministry of Education. Expired cards are not acceptable.

 

IMPORTANT NOTES regarding submission deadlines

 

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