IRCC invited over 12,000 new candidates under the IEC new draws 2024

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IEC new draws

Over the last week, the IEC new draws for 2024 invited 12,000 new candidates. The pools of International Experience Canada (IEC) from January 22 to February 4, Canada invited 12,501 young foreigners to apply for an IEC open work permit. As of February 4, 31,828 candidates have registered in the pool and are awaiting the invitation. In this round, the ITAs sent out candidates from the countries given in the table below:

No of ITAs Country Name No of ITAs Country Name
18  Switzerland 656  Australia
728  Japan 4,766 Korea
22  Croatia 28  Costa Rica
176  Spain 99  Czech Republic
28  Denmark 17  Estonia
1,610 France 30  Greece
38  Hong Kong 606  Ireland
271  Italy 44  Slovakia
158  Chile 42  Poland
403  Germany 1,864 United Kingdom
1 Luxembourg 123  Belgium
133  Netherlands 202  New Zealand
23  Norway 195  Taiwan
85  Portugal 31  Sweden
44  Slovenia 3 Andorra
33  Austria 1 Iceland
27  Latvia 42  Lithuania

In 2024, Canada issued 31,896 ITAs under the IEC Program.

New changes to the International Experience Canada program

On December 12, 2023, the Canadian Government updated the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. This program fosters travel and work collaboration between Canada and other nations, assisting in arranging transportation, job hunting, and accommodation procurement. The refreshed instructions from December 18 mirror the roster of organizations acknowledged by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada in 2018. 

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