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October 9, 2023

IEC invites 2,850 Candidates in Working Holiday Visa Rounds

A total of 2,850 candidates were invited by International Experience Canada (IEC) to apply for work permits as at October 6, 2023.

Under the 3 categories of IEC, 15,719 spots are still available. Since the beginning of the year 2023, IEC has sent a total of  124,447 work permit invitations across all 3 categories; Young professional category, International Co-op (internship) category and Working Holiday Visa Category.

See below the breakdown of IEC invitations so far in the 3 categories:

Young Professional Invitations

Country Invitations Sent in Week Ending Oct 6 Total Invitations in 2023 Candidates In Pool Available Spots IEC 2023 Quota Chances of receiving an invite next week
Australia 8 201 4 unlimited unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 14 0 7 10 Excellent
Chile 19 559 9 68 130 Excellent
Costa Rica 7 228 4 6 98 Excellent
Croatia 0 15 0 14 20 Excellent
Czech Republic 5 301 2 2 145 Excellent
Estonia 2 19 0 1 10 Excellent
France 68 3,690 34 414 2,550 Excellent
France via Volontariat international en entreprise (VIE) 5 554 73 102 600 Excellent
Germany 19 595 8 58 350 Excellent
Greece 3 167 1 31 120 Excellent
Ireland 3 152 2 124 150 Excellent
Italy 6 209 2 54 130 Excellent
Latvia 1 11 0 5 8 Excellent
Lithuania 0 25 2 3 13 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 3 0 8 10 Excellent
Netherlands 3 181 1 18 120 Excellent
Norway 1 12 1 8 15 Excellent
Poland 2 93 0 72 110 Excellent
Portugal 1 45 0 186 200 Excellent
Slovakia 2 63 0 0 25 Excellent
Slovenia 0 15 1 7 15 Excellent
Spain 9 201 3 58 150 Excellent
Spain via ICEX Vives 0 10 0 43 50 Excellent
Sweden 0 43 2 84 100 Excellent
Switzerland 1 289 1 2 200 Excellent
Taiwan 2 174 1 10 73 Excellent
Total 167 7,869 151 1,385 5,402

 

Working Holiday Visa Invitations

Country Invitations Sent in Week Ending
Oct 6
Total Invitations in 2023 Candidates In Pool Available Spots IEC 2023 Quota Chances of receiving an invite next week
Andorra 0 26 1 14 25 Excellent
Australia 186 10,391 117 unlimited unlimited Excellent
Austria 2 279 43 0 168 Very Low
Belgium 31 1,499 118 14 950 Very Low
Chile 938 5,652 6,952 836 4,118 Very Low
Costa Rica 9 2,069 1,104 1 1,150 Very Low
Croatia 4 182 0 165 275 Excellent
Czech Republic 26 1,235 17 263 1,000 Excellent
Denmark 6 456 3 28 350 Excellent
Estonia 5 149 0 23 110 Excellent
France 0 16,885 15,700 89 12,700 Very Low
Germany 100 5,876 65 678 4,490 Excellent
Greece 17 445 6 89 378 Excellent
Hong Kong 7 481 193 3 200 Very Low
Ireland 152 8,353 81 5,757 10,500 Excellent
Italy 95 3,134 51 235 1,855 Excellent
Japan 15 8,349 594 9 6,500 Very Low
Korea Republic 140 13,328 120 895 8,500 Excellent
Latvia 0 79 38 0 40 Very Low
Lithuania 3 401 90 1 185 Very Low
Luxembourg 3 56 0 39 80 Excellent
Netherlands 25 1,336 12 28 880 Excellent
New Zealand 47 3,018 23 512 2,500 Excellent
Norway 7 184 4 27 130 Excellent
Poland 19 1,059 10 73 635 Excellent
Portugal 31 1,375 16 870 1,750 Excellent
San Marino 0 4 0 22 25 Excellent
Slovakia 5 560 41 3 323 Very Low
Slovenia 5 71 0 49 80 Excellent
Spain 72 2,783 45 381 1,845 Excellent
Sweden 6 557 5 296 580 Excellent
Taiwan 339 6,608 1,290 309 3,425 Very Low
United Kingdom 323 15,261 224 1,916 10,000 Excellent
Total 2,618 112,141 26,963 13,625 75,747

 

International Co-op (Internship) Invitations

Country Invitations Sent This Week Total Invitations in 2023 Candidates in pool Available spots IEC 2023 Quota Chances of receiving an invite next week
Australia 0 1 0 Unlimited Unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 2 0 0 2 Excellent
Chile 0 7 0 1 2 Excellent
Costa Rica -2 0 0 5 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 62 4,150 28 428 3,150 Excellent
Germany 1 123 1 99 160 Excellent
Greece 0 1 0 2 2 Excellent
Ireland 0 18 0 38 50 Excellent
Italy 3 30 2 4 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 1 56 0 17 50 Excellent
Taiwan 0 19 0 2 2 Excellent
Total 65 4,437 31 709 3,556

According to an update from IRCC, IEC processing timeframe is now 7 weeks.

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