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

Your IEC application

Get a personalized IEC checklist

Register for a free Moving2Canada account and you can access a personalized checklist for your IEC application.

When should you begin the IEC process?

It may make sense to apply well in advance of your intended travel dates. Find out here.

How to apply for an IEC work permit

Step-by-step instructions on how to submit your IEC application.

Common mistakes to avoid when applying to IEC

Take some stress out of your IEC application ensuring you avoid these common errors.

IEC applications for couples and groups

Tips and tricks for applying to IEC with your partner or friends.

Biometrics for IEC

Biometrics are an important part of your IEC process. Here’s what you need.

IEC Health Insurance

Health insurance is mandatory for IEC participants. Find out what you need here.

Format and file size for your documents

Uploading documents for your application is trickier than you might think. These are the requirements for file size and format.

Adding documents after you submit

Most documents have to be uploaded with your initial application, but in some cases you can upload documents after.

Arriving in Canada: What you need to know

Make sure you have all the correct documents when you arrive in Canada.

Understanding police certificates

Getting your IEC police certificate(s) is a key step in coming to Canada.

The benefits of the Working Holiday Visa for UK travellers

The Canadian Working Holiday Visa presents certain benefits to UK travellers specifically. Discover them here.

What alternatives are there to the Working Holiday Visa?

Although the Working Holiday Visa is one of the easiest pathways to Canada for foreign workers, life doesn’t go as planned and leveraging this permit might not always be straightforward. So, what are its alternatives for moving to Canada?

How much does it cost to move to Canada through IEC?

From pre-arrival to post-arrival costs, here is your guide on how to budget your move to Canada through IEC.

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