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Visiting Canada: International Experience Canada (IEC) Formerly Youth Mobility Program or Working in Canada Program
International Experience Canada is a travel and work abroad initiative of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Created to facilitate travel and work abroad for both Canadian citizens interested in going abroad and non-Canadians interested in coming to Canada, International Experience Canada negotiates bilateral reciprocal arrangements and agreements with countries around the world to offer travel authorization and temporary work permits for up to one year.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada's role in your travel and work abroad experience is to provide you with timely information on what you need to know before planning your adventure. Whether you choose a:
You’ve always dreamed of spending a year living and working in Canada. Maybe you want to work at a ski resort in Banff... gain valuable work experience in the financial district in downtown Toronto... or do an internship entirely in French in Quebec City.
Work permits under IEC are available to young people aged 18-35* who are from one of the countries that have a bilateral reciprocal youth mobility arrangement or agreement with Canada. Consult the list below for participating countries to see if your country of origin has a bilateral reciprocal youth mobility arrangement or agreement with Canada. Click on the name of your country to be redirected to the corresponding Embassy of Canada website for specific application details.