5.02.A foreign national must file an application for a selection certificate in Québec and the application is examined in Québec if
(a) the minister responsible for the administration of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (S.C. 2001, c. 27) has agreed to process the application for permanent residence in Canada;
(b) protection under paragraph b or c of subsection 1 of section 95 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act has been conferred on the foreign national;
(c) the application is for a selection certificate in the family class;
(d) the application is made by a foreign national who meets the conditions set out in section 38.1; or
(e) the application is made by a foreign national who meets the conditions set out in section 38.2, including the application of a foreign national whose program of studies will be completed within 6 months of the date of filing.