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Canadian Work Permit

The IEC work permit is perfect for working and traveling your way around Canada. 

Work Canada 2019 for US applicants is now closed.

Are you eligible for the IEC Work Permit?




18 – 35

Support funds Not required for US citizens.

Please note : BUNAC have a limited quota of IEC spots for US citizens. Early application is encouraged

More questions on Work Canada

Do I need to be in my home country to apply?
We recommend US citizens being in the US during the time of application; otherwise it can take a long time to process the visa application.
How long can I stay?

1-12 months with option to apply again for a 2nd year.

How long can I work?

1-12 months for one or more employer, with option to apply again for a 2nd year.

What sort of work can I do?

You can do any kind of work in Canada on the working holiday visa category during your stay, but if you want to work with children, teaching or in the health fields you will need to have a Canadian approved medical.

You do not have to pre-arrange work.

How much does the visa cost?

2018 cost: CAN $150 + CAN $100 Open Work Permit Fee.

How do I apply for the visa?

Via an online application on the IEC website.

If you have any questions about a Working Holiday Visa in Canada please call us on 866-220-7771 or request a call back and we'll get in touch at a time that is convenient to you.

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Phone: 866 220 7771