Quebec France Labor Mobility Agreement

Young Canadians who wish to do an internship as part of their studies or training. The internship conditions must be defined by a tripartite internship agreement between the home institution in Canada, the host institution in France and the student. Young professionals, interns and students must have their visa validated online within three months of their arrival in France on the following website: For Quebec and French workers, it will soon be easier to live and work in the jurisdictions of other countries. A new labour mobility agreement, signed by Quebec Premier Jean Charest and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, will deregulate a dozen trades and almost as many trades in France and Quebec to allow foreign candidates to quickly enter the job market. As part of this agreement, France and Québec have expressly agreed to apply a common procedure for the recognition of professional qualifications in order to obtain more easily and more quickly the legal authorization necessary for the exercise of a regulated profession or activity in France and Québec. Canadian citizens residing abroad may apply for an extended stay visa under the mobility agreement with any French consular office authorized to issue visas. The application must be launched on the France Visas website ( Depending on your place of residence, your application must then be filed with: the first international convention of Quebec was signed in 1965 to encourage exchanges of professors and university researchers, offer opportunities for continuing education for teachers, develop educational programs and allow greater mobility for students. Several agreements and initiatives to support university cooperation were then drawn up: within the institutional channel of university cooperation, three main agreements have made it possible to improve student mobility between France and Quebec: each driving licence legally issued in Canada is valid in France for 12 months from the date of validation of the VLS-TS.