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October 3, 2023

IEC invites 2,281 Candidates for Open Work Permit in New Working Holiday Visa Draws

In the latest rounds of invitation sent out by International Experience Canada (IEC), a total of 2,281 candidates from 33 eligible countries were invited to apply for open work permits under the working holiday visa draw in the past two weeks.

See below Country-Wise Working Holiday Visa Invitations

Country Invitations
Sent in Last 2 Weeks
Total Invitations
in 2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
IEC 2023
Quota
Chances of receiving an invite ths week
Andorra 0 26 0 14 25 Excellent
Australia 177 10,205 122 unlimited unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 277 42 0 168 Very Low
Belgium 11 1,468 118 28 950 Very Low
Chile 24 4,714 7,705 1,471 4,118 Very Low
Costa Rica 6 2,060 1,041 6 1,150 Very Low
Croatia 1 178 3 168 275 Excellent
Czech Republic 38 1,209 20 277 1,000 Excellent
Denmark 12 450 4 31 350 Excellent
Estonia 3 144 5 25 110 Excellent
France 0 16,885 15,245 88 12,700 Very Low
Germany 126 5,776 59 727 4,490 Excellent
Greece 13 428 13 99 378 Excellent
Hong Kong 1 474 192 7 200 Very Low
Ireland 117 8,201 87 5,834 10,500 Excellent
Italy 97 3,039 71 268 1,855 Excellent
Japan 96 8,334 500 22 6,500 Very Low
Korea Republic 251 13,188 92 929 8,500 Excellent
Latvia 0 79 37 0 40 Very Low
Lithuania 0 398 90 2 185 Very Low
Luxembourg 3 53 1 40 80 Excellent
Netherlands 42 1,311 20 44 880 Excellent
New Zealand 93 2,971 37 532 2,500 Excellent
Norway 14 177 6 31 130 Excellent
Poland 36 1,040 10 80 635 Excellent
Portugal 62 1,344 17 882 1,750 Excellent
San Marino 0 4 0 22 25 Excellent
Slovakia 0 555 39 5 323 Low
Slovenia 6 66 1 51 80 Excellent
Spain 121 2,711 53 403 1,845 Excellent
Sweden 22 551 2 296 580 Excellent
Taiwan 318 6,269 1,480 462 3,425 Very Low
United Kingdom 591 14,938 238 1,989 10,000 Excellent
Total 2,281 109,523 27,350 14,833 75,747

 

See below Country-Wise International Co-op (Internships) invitations

Country Invitations
Issued In
Last two weeks
Total
Invitations
in 2023
Candidates
in pool
Available
spots
IEC
2023
Quota
Chances of receiving an invite this week
Australia 0 1 0 Unlimited Unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 2 0 0 2 Excellent
Chile 0 7 0 1 2 Excellent
Costa Rica 0 2 0 2 2 Excellent
Croatia 0 0 0 5 5 Excellent
Czech Republic 0 1 0 4 5 Excellent
Estonia 0 0 0 5 5 Excellent
France 55 4,088 45 464 3,150 Excellent
Germany 2 122 1 100 160 Excellent
Greece 0 1 0 2 2 Excellent
Ireland 0 18 0 38 50 Excellent
Italy 0 27 0 7 15 Excellent
Latvia 0 0 0 2 2 Excellent
Lithuania 0 0 0 2 2 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 3 0 9 10 Excellent
Norway 0 0 0 5 5 Excellent
Poland 0 2 0 3 5 Excellent
Portugal 0 3 0 49 50 Excellent
Slovakia 0 0 0 2 2 Excellent
Slovenia 0 0 0 5 5 Excellent
Spain 0 5 0 3 5 Excellent
Sweden 0 16 0 19 20 Excellent
Switzerland 2 55 0 16 50 Excellent
Taiwan 0 19 0 2 2 Excellent
Total 59 4,372 46 745 3,556

 

See below Country-Wise Young Professionals Invitations

Country Invitations
Issued In
Last two weeks
Total
Invitations
in 2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
IEC 2023
Quota
Chances
of
receiving
an invite
this week
Australia 7 193 4 unlimited unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 14 0 7 10 Excellent
Chile 23 540 10 73 130 Excellent
Costa Rica 3 221 5 9 98 Excellent
Croatia 2 15 1 15 20 Excellent
Czech Republic 5 296 2 2 145 Excellent
Estonia 1 17 2 2 10 Excellent
France 77 3,622 56 449 2,550 Excellent
France via Volontariat international en entreprise (VIE) 15 549 68 107 600 Excellent
Germany 17 576 11 68 350 Excellent
Greece 3 164 3 34 120 Excellent
Ireland 2 149 0 124 150 Excellent
Italy 5 203 3 57 130 Excellent
Latvia 0 10 1 6 8 Excellent
Lithuania 0 25 0 2 13 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 3 0 8 10 Excellent
Netherlands 8 178 2 19 120 Excellent
Norway 0 11 1 9 15 Excellent
Poland 1 91 2 74 110 Excellent
Portugal 0 44 1 186 200 Excellent
Slovakia 2 61 2 2 25 Excellent
Slovenia 0 15 0 7 15 Excellent
Spain 4 192 5 61 150 Excellent
Spain via ICEX Vives 0 10 0 43 50 Excellent
Sweden 2 43 0 84 100 Excellent
Switzerland 1 288 0 3 200 Excellent
Taiwan 1 172 2 10 73 Excellent
Total 179 7,702 181 1,461 5,402

Young professionals from the 33 eligible countries still have a chance of getting into Canada under the working holiday visa open work permit as a total of 14,833 spots are still available for 2023 rounds.

Need help creating a work permit profile, a provincial nominaton or an express entry profile, preparing your application after receiving an invitation to apply or even just reviewing an application you prepared yourself? Send us an email on info@eseumohimmigration.com

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