Permanent resident

You were granted permanent residency and you’re getting ready to come and live in Montréal. To make things easier, the city has selected short information capsules by theme to assist you as you get settled here.

3 months before

You’ll be leaving soon and there’s still so much to do! To make your life easier, Montréal has selected short information capsules by theme for you to prepare your arrival.

Getting settled in Montréal

To learn more about life in Montréal, check out the “Living in Montréal” guide (in French) by Immigrant Québec, a non-profit organization.

Learn more about life in Québec

“Learning About Québec” is a gold mine of information about life in Québec and the first steps to take upon your arrival.

1 month before

In a month, you’ll be in Montréal! Imagine your new life and take initiatives now that will save you time when you arrive.

5 days before

The countdown is less than five days! Your priority is not to forget anything. Take care of essential items.

2 days after

Welcome to Montréal! We are pleased to welcome you. Take care of your first administrative procedures.

15 days after

Keep up the good work with your first administrative procedures. Check out our information capsules to help you save time.

You may be asked to have official documents translated by a certified translator. If so, the Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec (OTTIAQ) is one organization that can assist you.

2 months after

Make the time to take a break. Discover the city, its cultural identity and its attractions.