IEC 2022

IEC 2022 (International Experience Canada) To End On Oct 17


IEC 2022IRCC has posted a notification on their official website regarding the final round of invitations for international experience Canada. As per the notification, the last round of invites will be sent out for all remaining pools during the week of October 17, 2022.

All new profiles must be submitted by October 17 at 9:00 a.m. EST/EDT (Toronto time) to be considered for the IEC 2022 season.

As per IRCC, if you got an Invitation to Apply before the season ended or began your work permit application, you can still finish and submit it. International Experience Canada 2022 Season applications have IRCC processing time of 6 Weeks.

Below is the list of countries having an excellent chance of getting the invite under IEC Working Holiday, Young Professionals, and International Co-op (internship) categories.



1. IEC Working Holiday

The type of work permit you get for Working Holiday is an open work permit. This lets you work for almost any employer in Canada. This category is for you if you:

  • don’t have a job offer
  • want to work for more than one employer in Canada
  • want to work in more than one location
  • like to earn some money so that you can travel
CountryInvitations issued As Of October 7, 2022Candidates In PoolAvailable Spots
Ireland12,1361284,469
Germany6,91671506
Japan7,7121011,205
Australia8,240123Unlimited
New Zealand2,87351752
Czech Republic (This pool has not opened yet)1,7851495
Belgium1,66231242
Portugal1,42215864
Poland1,1611641
Netherlands1,2502333
Denmark595386
Sweden5541300
Estonia (This pool has not opened yet)190245
Croatia2153166
Norway104669
Slovenia71139
Luxembourg42048
Andorra19116
San Marino7023

IEC 2022 – Working Holiday

2. IEC Young Professionals

The type of work permit you get in the Young Professionals category is an employer-specific work permit. This category is for you if

  • you have a job offer in Canada that contributes to your professional development
  • you’ll work for the same employer in the same location during your stay in Canada
CountryInvitations issued As Of October 7, 2022Candidates In PoolAvailable Spots
France4,8909797
Germany3801779
Czech Republic33833
Ireland2092110
Netherlands19433
Australia2440Unlimited
Switzerland194563
Poland78267
Portugal560179
Austria3204
Sweden36281
Estonia2002
Croatia6018
Norway5013
Lithuania1300
Latvia301
Slovenia3013
Luxembourg0010

IEC 2022 – Young Professionals

3. IEC – International Co-op (Internship)

The type of work permit you get in the International Co-op (Internship) category is an employer-specific work permit. This category is for you if

  • you’re a student registered at a post-secondary institution
  • you have a job offer for a work placement or internship in Canada
  • you need to do this work placement or internship to complete your studies
  • you’ll work for the same employer in the same location during your stay in Canada
CountryInvitations issued As Of October 7, 2022Candidates In PoolAvailable Spots
France3,24132368
Germany163586
Taiwan2802
Switzerland25231
Ireland12244
Spain1300
Chile905
Portugal9044
Australia60Unlimited
Costa Rica902
Sweden4017
Poland204
Austria102
Czech Republic102
Greece101
Luxembourg (This pool has not opened yet)109
Norway604
Croatia005
Estonia (This pool has not opened yet)002
Latvia (This pool has not opened yet)002
Lithuania002
Slovakia002
Slovenia005

IEC – International Co-op (Internship)

Source: IRCC


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