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International Experience Class or Working Holiday Visa is NOW OPEN for 2021

Good news for all those who have been waiting to visit Canada and work at the same time! The International Experience Class (IEC) also known as the Working Holiday Visa is now open for 2021. This pathway is only for individuals of countries or territories that have an agreement with Canada to participate in the IEC (countries are in the table below). These are mostly for individuals between the ages of 18 to 35 years old. For more explanation of this immigration pathway, you can visit this link.


IEC Countries
Australia Denmark Italy Netherlands Slovenia
Austria Estonia Japan New Zealand Spain
Belgium France South Korea Norway Sweden
Chile Germany Latvia Republic Poland Switzerland
Costa Rica Greece Lithuania Poland Taiwan
Croatia Hong Kong SAR Luxembourg Portugal Ukraine
Czech Republic Ireland Mexico Slovakia United Kingdom

Due to COVID-19, applicants must have a port of entry letter of introduction and a valid job offer from a Canadian employer. Quarantine is still mandatory as of writing this post and you must be able to start your job as soon as the quarantine is completed.

To know more about the IEC or you want to obtain your working holiday visa, contact us so we can get you in that pool. Please note that there is a cap of how many applicants will be admitted into Canada for each country so start the process with us today!