IRCC issued over 12,000 invitations under the IEC 2023

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IEC 2023

IRCC issued over 12,000 invitations under the IEC 2023 over the last week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held new draws in the pools of International Experience Canada (IEC). From February 4 to February 10, Canada invited 12,001 young foreigners to apply for an IEC open work permit. 

As of February 10, there were 16,906 candidates registered in the pool, waiting for the invitation. 


IEC 2023 round Details

Details of IRCCs this round under International Experience Canada are listed in the Table below with country and no of ITAs issued

No of ITAsCountry NameNo of ITAsCountry Name
15 Austria48 Belgium
1,626Chile11 Costa Rica
Croatia44 Czech Republic
17 Denmark1Estonia
29Hong Kong396Ireland
1,857Germany432United Kingdom
42Netherlands93New Zealand
44PortugalSan Marino
192 SlovakiaSlovenia
95Spain18 Sweden


Canada issued 43,999 ITAs under the IEC Program.


International Experience Canada

Young foreigners can travel and work in Canada for up to two years through International Experience Canada (IEC).

Three separate employment and travel opportunities are available:

  • Working Holiday
  • Young Professionals
  • International Co-op (Internship)

It’s a government initiative designed to help young foreigners too:

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


The List of Eligible Countries For the IEC can be found here…


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