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May 13, 2024

IEC sends out 1,818 Work Permit Invitations

Dear future neighbour,

During the past week, International Experience Canada (IEC) issued 1,818 invitations for work permits across various categories including Working Holiday, Young Professionals, and International Co-op Internship.

1,568 invitations were sent for the Working Holiday category, with 169 invitations allocated for the Young Professional category and 81 for the International Co-op (Internship) category.

1. IEC 2024 Working Holiday

Individuals invited from eligible countries in the Working Holiday category are granted an open work permit, enabling them to work for nearly any company in Canada.

Candidates qualify for this category if they;

  • have no employment offer.
  • want to work for more than one employer in Canada.
  • would like to work in more than one location and earn money so that you can travel

See below IEC Working Holiday Invitation

Country Invitations issued last week Available Spots Candidates in Pool 2024 Quota Chances of being invited to the next round
Andorra 0 15 0 25 Excellent
Australia 248 0 198 Unlimited Excellent
Austria 7 31 3 168 Excellent
Belgium 27 37 24 750 Excellent
Chile 3 6 8,754 725 Very low
Costa Rica -28 0 2,161 80 Very low
Croatia 1 245 2 275 Excellent
Czech Republic 13 635 12 1,000 Excellent
Denmark 6 168 12 350 Excellent
Estonia 2 61 0 110 Excellent
Finland 1 0 2 Unlimited Excellent
France 133 86 17,144 7,000 Very low
Germany 96 2,394 69 4,490 Excellent
Greece 3 32 8 160 Excellent
Hong Kong 13 23 7 200 Excellent
Iceland 0 112 2 120 Excellent
Ireland 78 8,087 75 10,500 Excellent
Italy 70 720 50 1,750 Excellent
Japan 189 2,180 166 6,500 Excellent
Latvia 1 1 13 45 Very Low
Lithuania 6 34 5 188 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 65 1 80 Excellent
Netherlands 0 0 139 500 Very low
New Zealand 53 1,404 59 2,500 Excellent
Norway 8 76 2 135 Excellent
Poland 20 344 11 635 Excellent
Portugal 26 1,335 21 1,750 Excellent
San Marino 0 24 0 25 Excellent
Slovakia 13 108 7 315 Excellent
Slovenia 2 57 2 80 Excellent
South Korea 32 1,325 1,695 10,000 Fair
Spain 47 125 46 875 Excellent
Sweden 15 424 10 580 Excellent
Taiwan 53 48 2,290 940 Very Low
United Kingdom 430 2,136 300 9,000 Excellent
Total 1,568 22,338 33,290 61,851

2. Young Professionals Category

In the Young Professionals category, selected candidates from eligible countries are provided with an employer-specific work visa.

Candidates qualify for this category if they have;

  • A legitimate job offer from a Canadian firm that can help you progress professionally.
  • to work for the same company in the same location.

See below IEC Young Professionals Invitation:

Country Invitations issued last week Available Spots Candidates in Pool 2024 Quota Chances of being invited to the next round
Australia 8 0 7 Unlimited Excellent
Austria 1 4 0 10 Excellent
Chile 0 2 194 20 Very low
Costa Rica 0 1 138 18 Very low
Croatia 0 17 0 20 Excellent
Czech Republic 5 25 6 145 Excellent
Estonia 1 7 0 10 Excellent
Finland 1 0 0 Unlimited Excellent
France 70 1,179 58 2,200 Excellent
France 9 791 56 1,000 Excellent
Germany 9 165 5 350 Excellent
Greece 6 11 2 38 Excellent
Ireland 2 124 2 150 Excellent
Latvia 0 0 0 3 Excellent
Lithuania 2 5 0 10 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 10 0 10 Excellent
Netherlands 0 0 9 100 Very low
Norway 0 11 1 15 Excellent
Poland 4 92 0 110 Excellent
Portugal 1 190 0 200 Excellent
Slovakia 1 3 0 30 Excellent
Slovenia 0 11 0 15 Excellent
South Korea 14 309 18 1,500 Excellent
Spain 5 5 5 70 Excellent
Spain — IECX Vives 0 49 0 50 Excellent
Sweden 5 85 3 100 Excellent
Switzerland 11 72 2 200 Excellent
Taiwan 0 0 14 50 Very Low
United Kingdom 14 715 14 900 Excellent
Total 169 3,883 534 7,324

3. International Co-op (Internship)

In the International Co-op (Internship) category, participants are issued an employer-specific work visa.

Candidates qualify for this category if they;

  • are a post-secondary student with a job offer for a work placement or internship in Canada.
  • will finish your education by completing this work placement or internship.
  • will work for the same employer in the same location for the duration of your stay in Canada.

See below International Co-op (Internship) Invitation:

Country Invitations issued last week Available Spots Candidates in Pool 2024 Quota Chances of being invited to the next round
Australia 0 0 0 Unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 2 0 2 Excellent
Chile 0 4 0 5 Excellent
Costa Rica 0 1 0 2 Excellent
Croatia 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Czech Republic 0 4 0 5 Excellent
Estonia 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Finland 0 0 0 Unlimited Excellent
France 71 1,859 37 3,800 Excellent
Germany 5 108 2 160 Excellent
Greece 0 2 0 2 Excellent
Ireland 0 34 0 50 Excellent
Latvia 0 2 0 2 Excellent
Lithuania 0 2 0 2 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 10 0 10 Excellent
Norway 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Poland 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Portugal 0 50 0 50 Excellent
Slovakia 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Slovenia 0 5 0 5 Excellent
South Korea 1 197 0 500 Excellent
Spain 0 2 0 15 Excellent
Sweden 0 20 0 20 Excellent
Switzerland 1 32 3 50 Excellent
Taiwan 2 6 1 100 Excellent
UK 1 93 2 100 Excellent
Total 81 2,458 45 4,905

Require assistance with securing a visitor visa for Canada, seeking professional aid in submitting a study visa or work permit application, crafting an Expression of Interest, setting up an express entry or provincial nomination profile, preparing your application post receiving an invitation to apply, or simply reviewing your self-prepared application? Schedule a consultation or reach out via email at info@eseumohimmigration.com

 

 

 

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