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September 18, 2023

IEC sends out invitations for Work Permit in new Working Holiday Visa Draws

A total of 4,955 invitations has been sent out by International Experience Canada (IEC) to apply for open work permits in the new Working Holiday Visa rounds of invitations in the last 2 weeks. Over 15,000 spots are still open for candidates applying for a working holiday visa from 33 eligible countries.

Apart from the Working Holiday Visa category, 316 new closed work permit invitations was sent in the Young Professional category, 1,527 spots are still available for candidates from eligible countries.

See below Working Holiday Visa 2023 Invitations

Country Invitations
Issued In
Last two weeks
Total
Invitations
2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
IEC 2023
Quota
Chances
of
receiving
an invite
this week
Andorra 2 26 0 14 25 Excellent
Australia 475 10,028 143 unlimited unlimited Excellent
Austria 3 277 37 0 168 Very Low
Belgium 87 1,457 74 28 950 Excellent
Chile 901 4,690 8,518 1,459 4,118 Very Low
Costa Rica 2 2,054 924 2 1,150 Very Low
Croatia 13 177 2 168 275 Excellent
Czech Republic 62 1,171 19 301 1,000 Excellent
Denmark 23 438 5 37 350 Excellent
Estonia 11 141 0 29 110 Excellent
France 0 16,885 14,167 76 12,700 Very Low
Germany 254 5,650 56 819 4,490 Excellent
Greece 21 415 7 104 378 Excellent
Hong Kong 11 473 172 6 200 Very Low
Ireland 264 8,084 74 5,887 10,500 Excellent
Italy 209 2,942 52 309 1,855 Excellent
Japan 298 8,238 332 100 6,500 Low
Korea Republic 475 12,937 102 1,064 8,500 Excellent
Latvia 1 79 33 0 40 Very Low
Lithuania 0 398 86 0 185 Very Low
Luxembourg 5 50 0 43 80 Excellent
Netherlands 56 1,269 12 67 880 Excellent
New Zealand 99 2,878 38 595 2,500 Excellent
Norway 8 163 4 38 130 Excellent
Poland 27 1,004 14 99 635 Excellent
Portugal 69 1,282 28 928 1,750 Excellent
San Marino 0 4 0 22 25 Excellent
Slovakia 16 555 24 6 323 Low
Slovenia 0 60 2 53 80 Excellent
Spain 162 2,590 43 459 1,845 Excellent
Sweden 37 529 6 306 580 Excellent
Taiwan 583 5,951 1,494 527 3,425 Fair
United Kingdom 781 14,347 215 2,273 10,000 Excellent
Total 4,955 107,242 26,683 15,819 75,747

Working Holiday Visa Invitations

See below Young Professionals Category Invitations

Country Invitations
Issued in
last 2 weeks
Total
Invitations
2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
IEC
2023
Quota
Chances of receiving an invitation this week
Australia 8 186 3 unlimited unlimited Excellent
Austria 0 14 0 7 10 Excellent
Chile 46 517 11 67 130 Excellent
Costa Rica 1 218 4 10 98 Excellent
Croatia 1 13 2 16 20 Excellent
Czech Republic 17 291 2 2 145 Excellent
Estonia 1 16 0 0 10 Excellent
France 152 3,545 33 495 2,550 Excellent
France via Volontariat international en entreprise (VIE) 33 534 55 116 600 Excellent
Germany 30 559 9 74 350 Excellent
Greece 11 161 1 36 120 Excellent
Ireland 9 147 6 123 150 Excellent
Italy 1 198 0 60 130 Excellent
Latvia 1 10 0 6 8 Excellent
Lithuania 2 25 0 3 13 Excellent
Luxembourg 0 3 0 8 10 Excellent
Netherlands 7 170 2 20 120 Excellent
Norway 0 11 0 9 15 Excellent
Poland 2 90 1 74 110 Excellent
Portugal 3 44 0 186 200 Excellent
Slovakia 1 59 3 3 25 Excellent
Slovenia 0 15 0 6 15 Excellent
Spain -24 188 6 61 150 Excellent
Spain via ICEX Vives 0 10 0 44 50 Excellent
Sweden 4 41 0 85 100 Excellent
Switzerland 8 287 3 5 200 Excellent
Taiwan 2 171 1 11 73 Excellent
Total 316 7,523 142 1,527 5,402

Young Professionals Invitations

See below International Co-op (Internship) invitations

Country Invitations
Issued in
last 2 Weeks
Total
Invitations
2023
Candidates
in pool
Available
spots
IEC
2023
Quota
Chances of receiving an invite this week
Australia 1 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 1 1 0 4 5 Excellent
Czech Republic 0 1 0 4 5 Excellent
Estonia 0 0 0 5 5 Excellent
France 69 4,033 16 489 3,150 Excellent
Germany 5 120 1 99 160 Excellent
Greece 1 1 0 1 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 1 3 0 49 50 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 5 53 1 18 50 Excellent
Taiwan 0 19 0 2 2 Excellent
Total 83 4,315 18 815 3,601

International Co-op Invitations

The processing timeframe by IRCC still remains 9 weeks.

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

 

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