Working Holiday Visa Canada

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 originAge RequirementCountry of originAge Requirement
Australia18 to 30Korea, Rep.18 to 30
Belgium18 to 30Latvia18 to 35
Chile18 to 30Lithuania18 to 35
Czech Republic18 to 35Mexico18 to 29
Costa Rica18 to 35Netherlands18 to 30
Croatia18 to 35New Zealand18 to 35
Denmark18 to 35Norway18 to 35
Estonia18 to 35Poland18 to 35
France18 to 35Slovakia18 to 35
Germany18 to 35Slovenia18 to 35
Greece18 to 35Spain18 to 35
Hong Kong18 to 30Sweden18 to 30
Ireland18 to 35Taiwan18 to 35
Italy18 to 35Ukraine18 to 35
Japan18 to 30United Kingdom18 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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