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August 28, 2023

IEC sends 996 Work Permit Invitations

In the just concluded week, the International Experience Canada sent out 996 work permit invites. Out of these, 923 have been sent under the largest IEC category of Working Holiday Visa with the total number of invitations in 2023 now reaching 98,249.

IEC 2023 has also added new spots for Belgium (200), Chile (2,500), and Taiwan (1,000) in the Working Holiday Visa category.

17,220 spots are still available under the Working holiday visa category for 2023, with 24,886 candidates already in the pool from 33 different countries.

A total of 71 invitations have been sent under the Young Professionals category, while just 2 have been issued under the International Co-op (internship) category.

The IEC 2023 season processing time has now improved by 2 weeks to 9 weeks as per the most recent IRCC processing time update.

See below tables listing the breakdown by country and category of invitations sent two weeks back, overall invitations sent in 2023, the number of applicants in the pool, the available spots, and the probability of receiving an invitation this week.

Working Holiday Visa Invitations and Quota

Country Invitations Issued Last Week Total Invitations
2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
IEC 2023
Quota
Chances of receiving an invite this week
Andorra 0 24 0 15 25 Excellent
Australia 115 9,304 108 unlimited unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 271 34 0 168 Very Low
Belgium 0 1,165 247 205 950 Excellent
Chile 0 2,289 8,064 0 1,121 Very Low
Costa Rica 0 1,899 768 93 1,150 Very Low
Croatia 0 161 3 175 275 Excellent
Czech Republic 0 1,074 9 340 1,000 Excellent
Denmark 2 409 3 57 350 Excellent
Estonia 1 129 1 36 110 Excellent
France 0 16,878 12,771 0 12,000 Very Low
Germany 101 5,336 48 984 4,490 Excellent
Greece 7 393 1 111 378 Excellent
Hong Kong 3 457 144 5 200 Very Low
Ireland 74 7,736 46 6,068 10,500 Excellent
Italy 48 2,666 39 443 1,855 Excellent
Japan 110 7,723 97 473 6,500 Excellent
Korea Republic 21 12,185 220 1,511 8,500 Excellent
Latvia 2 76 33 0 40 Very Low
Lithuania 0 394 73 1 185 Very Low
Luxembourg 0 43 2 47 80 Excellent
Netherlands 13 1,196 9 102 880 Excellent
New Zealand 31 2,726 26 685 2,500 Excellent
Norway 4 146 6 49 130 Excellent
Poland 13 967 7 118 635 Excellent
Portugal 27 1,190 13 988 1,750 Excellent
San Marino 0 4 0 22 25 Excellent
Slovakia 5 533 4 18 323 Excellent
Slovenia 1 60 0 53 80 Excellent
Spain 49 2,395 23 544 1,845 Excellent
Sweden 12 486 4 327 580 Excellent
Taiwan 0 4,620 1,911 1,003 3,425 Fair
United Kingdom 284 13,314 172 2,747 10,000 Excellent
Total 923 98,249 24,886 17,220 72,050

Working Holiday Visa Invitations

Young Professionals Invitations and Quota

Invitations
Issued last
Week
Total
Invitations
2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
IEC 2023
Quota
Chances of receiving an invitation this week
Australia 5 175 3 unlimited unlimited Excellent
Austria 1 14 0 6 10 Excellent
Chile 0 395 74 0 130 Very low
Costa Rica 1 213 2 11 98 Excellent
Croatia 0 11 1 15 20 Excellent
Czech Republic 2 267 6 0 145 Excellent
Estonia 0 15 0 1 10 Excellent
France 24 3,314 64 28 1,950 Very Low
France via Volontariat international en entreprise (VIE) 0 443 109 50 450 Excellent
Germany 8 520 4 92 350 Excellent
Greece 5 150 0 41 120 Excellent
Ireland 2 138 0 124 150 Excellent
Italy 2 197 0 57 130 Excellent
Latvia 0 9 0 7 8 Excellent
Lithuania 0 22 1 4 13 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 2 1 9 10 Excellent
Netherlands 0 158 4 28 120 Excellent
Norway 0 11 1 9 15 Excellent
Poland 1 87 1 76 110 Excellent
Portugal 0 41 0 188 200 Excellent
Slovakia 0 57 0 0 25 Excellent
Slovenia 2 15 0 7 15 Excellent
Spain 7 210 0 62 150 Excellent
Spain via ICEX Vives 0 10 Not applicable 44 50 Excellent
Sweden 3 37 0 87 100 Excellent
Switzerland 4 278 1 9 200 Excellent
Taiwan 4 167 2 10 73 Excellent
Total 71 6,956 274 965 4,652

Young Professionals Invitations

International Co-op (Internship) Invitations and Quota

Country Invitations issued last week Total invitations 2023 Candidates in pool Available spots IEC 2023 Quota Chances of receiving an invite this week
Australia 0 0 0 Unlimited Unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 2 0 0 2 Excellent
Chile 0 7 0 0 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 0 3,914 50 8 2,600 Very Low
Germany 1 113 1 104 160 Excellent
Greece 0 0 0 2 2 Excellent
Ireland 0 18 0 37 50 Excellent
Italy 0 27 0 6 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 1 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 1 5 0 3 5 Excellent
Sweden 0 16 0 19 20 Excellent
Switzerland 0 47 1 21 50 Excellent
Taiwan 0 19 0 2 2 Excellent
Total 2 4,179 53 295 3,006

International Co-op (Internship) invitations

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2 Replies to “IEC sends 996 Work Permit Invitations”

  1. captchacoders says: October 16, 2023 at 9:27 am

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