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January 22, 2024

IEC sends out 19,482 Work Permit invitations in two draws

In the just concluded week, International Experience Canada (IEC) sent out a total of 19,482 Canada Work Permit invitations in its first two rounds of invitations. Profiles under the Working Holiday, Young Professional and International Co-op pools were invited in the two rounds.

See below IEC 2024 Working Holiday Invitations

Invited individuals from eligible countries in the Working Holiday category received an open work permit, allowing them to work for almost any firm in Canada. Candidates that have no employment offer, desire to work for more than one Canada employer or would like to work in more than one location and earn money to travel fall under this category:

Country Total Invitations in first two rounds as of January 19 Available Spots Candidates in Pool 2024 Quota Chances of being invited to the next round
Andorra 4 22 3 25 Excellent
Australia 1,261 Unlimited 318 Unlimited Excellent
Austria 86 46 15 100 Excellent
Belgium 450 441 46 750 Excellent
Chile 90 670 6,193 725 Very low
Costa Rica 17 68 1,402 80 Very low
Croatia 21 263 7 275 Excellent
Czech Republic 210 870 35 1,000 Excellent
Denmark 68 306 14 350 Excellent
Estonia 26 95 6 110 Excellent
Finland 0 0 0 TBA Excellent
France 664 6,533 16,905 7,000 Very low
Germany 945 3,889 165 4,490 Excellent
Greece 59 146 6 180 Excellent
Hong Kong 111 139 22 200 Excellent
Iceland 5 117 0 120 Excellent
Ireland 1,175 9,792 267 10,500 Excellent
Italy 590 1,395 120 1,750 Excellent
Japan 1,710 5,310 385 6,500 Excellent
Latvia 29 26 32 40 Low
Lithuania 137 101 21 175 Excellent
Luxembourg 4 78 0 80 Excellent
Netherlands 334 218 62 430 Excellent
New Zealand 433 2,210 87 2,500 Excellent
Norway 26 115 8 135 Excellent
Poland 142 546 13 635 Excellent
Portugal 183 1,626 37 1,750 Excellent
San Marino 1 24 1 25 Excellent
Slovakia 145 229 20 315 Excellent
Slovenia 10 74 4 80 Excellent
South Korea 4,250 7,389 4,143 10,000 Fair
Spain 421 522 70 800 Excellent
Sweden 69 541 16 580 Excellent
Taiwan 178 847 2,128 940 Very Low
UK 3,085 7,126 1,131 9,000 Very Good
Total 16,939 51,774 33,682 61,640

See below IEC 2024 Young Professional Category Invitations

Invited applicants from eligible countries are granted an employer-specific work visa. In this category, candidates must have gotten a valid job offer from a Canadian company and must work for the said company in the same location

Country Total Invitations in first two rounds as of January 19 Available Spots Candidates in Pool 2024 Quota Chances of being invited to the next round
Australia 34 Unlimited 12 Unlimited Excellent
Austria 3 58 1 60 Excellent
Chile 9 16 155 20 Very low
Costa Rica 8 10 99 15 Very low
Croatia 3 18 1 20 Excellent
Czech Republic 61 104 3 145 Excellent
Estonia 1 9 0 10 Excellent
Finland 0 0 0 TBA Excellent
France 494 1,897 77 2,200 Excellent
France – VIE 53 955 79 1,000 Excellent
Germany 80 302 8 350 Excellent
Greece 19 3 3 10 Excellent
Ireland 30 139 6 150 Excellent
Latvia 1 7 0 8 Excellent
Lithuania 5 17 1 20 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 0 0 10 Excellent
Netherlands 46 145 4 170 Excellent
Norway 3 14 2 15 Excellent
Poland 11 103 1 110 Excellent
Portugal 6 195 2 200 Excellent
Slovakia 18 21 1 30 Excellent
Slovenia 4 14 1 15 Excellent
South Korea 246 1,417 34 1,500 Excellent
Spain 44 95 4 120 Excellent
Spain — IECX Vives 0 49 0 50 Excellent
Sweden 8 96 2 100 Excellent
Switzerland 40 172 6 200 Excellent
Taiwan 23 41 1 50 Excellent
UK 197 821 35 900 Excellent
Total 1,447 6,718 538 7,478 0

 

See below Invitations for International Co-op (Internship)

In this category, an employer-specific work visa is issued.

This category is for candidates that are post-secondary students with a valid job offer for an internship or work placement in Canada or candidates that have the intention of completing their education by finishing an internship. It also applies to candidates that will work in same location for the same employer all through their stay in Canada.

Country Total Invitations in first two rounds Available Spots Eligible candidates in pool Quota Chances of being invited to the next round
Australia 2 Unlimited 1 Unlimited Excellent
Austria 20 20 0 20 Excellent
Chile 6 3 2 5 Excellent
Costa Rica 1 4 0 5 Excellent
Croatia 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Czech Republic 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Estonia 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Finland 0 0 0 TBA Excellent
France 877 3,120 112 4,250 Excellent
Germany 31 138 5 160 Excellent
Greece 100 10 0 10 Excellent
Ireland 14 41 1 50 Excellent
Latvia 0 2 0 2 Excellent
Lithuania 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 0 0 10 Excellent
Norway 5 5 1 5 Excellent
Poland 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Portugal 5 50 2 50 Excellent
Slovakia 0 5 0 5 Excellent
Slovenia 0 5 0 5 Excellent
South Korea 9 495 0 500 Excellent
Spain 1 29 0 30 Excellent
Sweden 0 20 0 20 Excellent
Switzerland 10 42 1 50 Excellent
Taiwan 7 8 0 100 Excellent
UK 8 97 3 100 Excellent
Total 1,096 4,118 128 5,402 0

 

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