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New Working Holiday Visa Draws Sent 2,281 Work Permit Invitations

Last Updated On 30 September 2023, 10:08 AM EDT (Toronto Time)

The new Working Holiday Visa rounds of invitations sent out 2,281 invitations to apply for open work permits over the last 2 weeks, as updated on September 29, 2023.

14,833 spots are still available in the 2023 season for youngsters from 33 eligible countries under the Working Holiday Visa category of International Experience Canada (IEC).

Additionally, 179 invitations to apply for closed work permits have been issued under the Young Professionals category of the IEC.

Only 59 closed work permit invitations have been sent under the smallest category of IEC, the International Co-op (Internships).

IEC 2023 has a processing time of 7 weeks, as per the most recent official update by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

This article enlists comprehensive details on:

  • the country-wise invitations extended in the past 2 weeks,
  • the total number of invitations issued in 2023 and annual Quota
  • number of candidates in the pool and available spots, and
  • the likelihood of obtaining an invitation in the upcoming week.

Country-Wise Working Holiday Visa Invitations

CountryInvitations
Sent in Last 2 Weeks
Total Invitations
in 2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
IEC 2023
Quota
Chances of receiving an invite next week
Andorra02601425Excellent
Australia17710,205122unlimitedunlimitedExcellent
Austria0277420168Very Low
Belgium111,46811828950Very Low
Chile244,7147,7051,4714,118Very Low
Costa Rica62,0601,04161,150Very Low
Croatia11783168275Excellent
Czech Republic381,209202771,000Excellent
Denmark12450431350Excellent
Estonia3144525110Excellent
France016,88515,2458812,700Very Low
Germany1265,776597274,490Excellent
Greece134281399378Excellent
Hong Kong14741927200Very Low
Ireland1178,201875,83410,500Excellent
Italy973,039712681,855Excellent
Japan968,334500226,500Very Low
Korea Republic25113,188929298,500Excellent
Latvia07937040Very Low
Lithuania0398902185Very Low
Luxembourg35314080Excellent
Netherlands421,3112044880Excellent
New Zealand932,971375322,500Excellent
Norway14177631130Excellent
Poland361,0401080635Excellent
Portugal621,344178821,750Excellent
San Marino0402225Excellent
Slovakia0555395323Low
Slovenia66615180Excellent
Spain1212,711534031,845Excellent
Sweden225512296580Excellent
Taiwan3186,2691,4804623,425Very Low
United Kingdom59114,9382381,98910,000Excellent
Total2,281109,52327,35014,83375,747
Working Holiday Visa invitations

Country-Wise Young Professionals Invitations

CountryInvitations
Issued In
Last two weeks
Total
Invitations
in 2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
IEC 2023
Quota
Chances
of
receiving
an invite
next week
Australia71934unlimitedunlimitedExcellent
Austria0140710Excellent
Chile235401073130Excellent
Costa Rica32215998Excellent
Croatia21511520Excellent
Czech Republic529622145Excellent
Estonia1172210Excellent
France773,622564492,550Excellent
France via Volontariat international en entreprise (VIE)1554968107600Excellent
Germany175761168350Excellent
Greece3164334120Excellent
Ireland21490124150Excellent
Italy5203357130Excellent
Latvia010168Excellent
Lithuania0250213Excellent
Luxembourg030810Excellent
Netherlands8178219120Excellent
Norway0111915Excellent
Poland191274110Excellent
Portugal0441186200Excellent
Slovakia2612225Excellent
Slovenia0150715Excellent
Spain4192561150Excellent
Spain via ICEX Vives01004350Excellent
Sweden243084100Excellent
Switzerland128803200Excellent
Taiwan117221073Excellent
Total1797,7021811,4615,402
Young Professionals Invitations

Country-Wise International Co-op (Internships) invitations

CountryInvitations
Issued In
Last two weeks
Total
Invitations
in 2023
Candidates
in pool
Available
spots
IEC
2023
Quota
Chances of receiving an invite next week
Australia010UnlimitedUnlimitedExcellent
Austria02002Excellent
Chile07012Excellent
Costa Rica02022Excellent
Croatia00055Excellent
Czech Republic01045Excellent
Estonia00055Excellent
France554,088454643,150Excellent
Germany21221100160Excellent
Greece01022Excellent
Ireland01803850Excellent
Italy0270715Excellent
Latvia00022Excellent
Lithuania00022Excellent
Luxembourg030910Excellent
Norway00055Excellent
Poland02035Excellent
Portugal0304950Excellent
Slovakia00022Excellent
Slovenia00055Excellent
Spain05035Excellent
Sweden01601920Excellent
Switzerland25501650Excellent
Taiwan019022Excellent
Total594,372467453,556
International Co-op Invitations

What is a Working Holiday Visa Canada?

Young people from 33 member countries can work and travel in Canada for any business thanks to the Working Holiday Visa for Canada program.

It is intended to encourage cross-cultural interaction and provide foreign guests with options for temporary work.

Throughout their visit, participants are able to work in a variety of capacities, which enables them to sustain themselves while travelling throughout Canada.


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