IRCC invitation rounds of January 2023 invited 7500 Candidates under IEC

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IRCC invitation rounds of January 2023

IRCC invitation rounds of January 2023 invited over 7,500 candidates under the International Experience Canada over the last week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held new draws in the pools of International Experience Canada (IEC). From January 13 to January 20, Canada invited 7,539 young foreigners to apply for an IEC open work permit. 

As of January 20, there were 24,317 candidates registered in the pool, waiting for the invitation. 


Details of this round are in the table below with the Country name and Number of ITAs 

No of ITAs Country Name No of ITAs Country Name
425 Australia 12 Austria
89 Belgium 57  Costa Rica
18  Croatia 106 Czech Republic
25 Denmark 14 Estonia
2,243 France 54 Greece
34 Hong Kong 648 Ireland
178 Italy 386 Japan
1,200 Korea Latvia
138 Lithuania 2 Luxembourg
95 Netherlands Norway
170  New Zealand 52 Poland
83  Portugal 176  Slovakia
Slovenia 195  Spain
25  Sweden 10  Switzerland
360  Taiwan 725  United Kingdom


In 2023, Canada issued 19,349 ITAs under the IEC Program.


IRCC invitation rounds of January 2023 

The First IRCC Round of invitations was held on January 9, 2023 Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) increased the IEC quota for 2023 by 20%. The IEC provides a two-year opportunity for foreign youth aged 18-35 from 36 partner countries. The program allows Canadian employers to hire foreign workers for an extended period and enables young people to travel, get international experience and explore the country.


The quota for 2023 has been increased by 20% by IRCC in comparison to 2022. IEC 2023 will have a total quota of 90,000 applicants from partner countries. The first round of invitations will be issued on January 9, 2023. Australia, Ireland, France, Japan, the United Kingdom, Korea, New Zealand, and Italy have each received more than 50% of the quota. You can read more about the First IRCC Round of 2023 by clicking here

Also, Read the latest blog about  IRCC OPENED THE IEC SEASON 2023

And List of Eligible Countries For IEC


International Experience Canada

Through International Experience Canada (IEC), you can work and travel in Canada if you’re between the ages of 18 and 35 (18 to 30 in some countries). It’s a government initiative designed to help you.

  • get valuable work experience internationally.
  • improve your French and English language skills.
  • Work in Canada to fund your dream trip.


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