Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) provides an opportunity for people to legally live and work in Canada. The Working Holiday Visa is a part of the International Experience Canada (IEC) program, which allows youth people, in particular, to travel and work in Canada. Notably, the Working Holiday Program does not require a job offer to qualify.
Who can apply?
Foreign workers, students and other individuals from certain countries who meet the requirements may apply for this program. Canada designed this program for visiting youth seeking Canadian work experience.
If you are from any of the following countries and fall within the listed age range, you are eligible for the Working Holiday Visa:
|Country of origin||Age Requirement||Country of origin||Age Requirement|
|Australia||18 to 30||Korea, Rep.||18 to 30|
|Belgium||18 to 30||Latvia||18 to 35|
|Chile||18 to 30||Lithuania||18 to 35|
|Czech Republic||18 to 35||Mexico||18 to 29|
|Costa Rica||18 to 35||Netherlands||18 to 30|
|Croatia||18 to 35||New Zealand||18 to 35|
|Denmark||18 to 35||Norway||18 to 35|
|Estonia||18 to 35||Poland||18 to 35|
|France||18 to 35||Slovakia||18 to 35|
|Germany||18 to 35||Slovenia||18 to 35|
|Greece||18 to 35||Spain||18 to 35|
|Hong Kong||18 to 30||Sweden||18 to 30|
|Ireland||18 to 35||Taiwan||18 to 35|
|Italy||18 to 35||Ukraine||18 to 35|
|Japan||18 to 30||United Kingdom||18 to 30|
Once you have verified your eligibility for an IEC work permit, you must create your International Experience Canada Profile. After that is completed, you are required to answer a few basic questions before submitting your profile for consideration. and can then Your profile will be in a pool and selected applicants will be invited to apply for a work permit. There are a limited number of visas available for each country applicants apply from.
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