Working Holiday Canada News
In only two weeks, nearly 18,000 invitations have been issued so far in the IEC 2020 season.
Following a mammoth first week, the second week of invitations has brought more huge invitation rounds for certain countries. Read below to find our updates.
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Highlights of the invitations issued week of January 17, 2020:
- A total of 7,928 invitations were issued in this week’s round.
- Big invitation rounds were for issued to Working Holiday participants in several countries including: Australia (685), Belgium (330), Chile (100), Czech Republic (325), France (500), Germany (1,092), Ireland (1,408), Italy (335), Japan (425), Netherlands (175), New Zealand (238), Poland (336), Slovakia (125), South Korea (300), Spain (200), and Taiwan (150).
- The first round of invitations for Greece will occur on January 20, 2020. Notably, the United Kingdom remains the only country not currently issuing invitations.
- The majority of pools have “Excellent” chances for receiving an invitation in the next round. However, some pools are already in the “Very Low” category, including Chile, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic, France, Latvia, Lithuania, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Full details about invitations, quotas, and spots left for all participating countries are listed below.
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Invitation History – IEC 2020 season
Most recent update: January 17, 2020
The table below shows invitation history for each pool in the IEC 2020 season. We’ll update this table over the course of the season, typically on Fridays, to bring you the latest details for each pool and your chances of receiving an invitation in the next round.