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Youth from over 30 countries can live and work in Canada under the International Experience Canada work permit program.

IEC Categories & Latest Updates

Which countries participate in IEC?

IEC Working Holiday News Hub

Working Holiday

IEC International Co-op Category

IEC Young Professionals category

Recognized Organizations (ROs)

Your IEC application

Get a personalized IEC checklist

When should you begin the IEC process?

How to apply for an IEC work permit

IEC applications for couples and groups

Biometrics for IEC

IEC Health Insurance

Format and file size for your documents

Adding documents after you submit

Arriving in Canada: What you need to know


While in Canada

10 alternative IEC destinations

6 common mistakes made by IECers

Self-employment while on a Working Holiday

Can you extend your IEC work permit?

Staying in Canada after a Working Holiday

Maintained Status

IEC Community & Resources

IEC Facebook Group

IEC FAQ section

Where to do your Working Holiday

Latest Updates