Canada International Youth Visa Exchange Program

Yes, it offers youngsters to make the best of the holiday season by working and holidaying in Canada under this program.

Canada International Experience Canada (IEC) Youth Exchange Programs—Young foreigners who are desirous of coming to Canada for working while holidaying here can apply for Canada International Youth Visa.

Canada International Youth Visa Exchange Program offers Canada work holiday visas to young foreigners cherishing to experience Canadian life for a period of up to two years.

Learn new skills, experience Canada culture—Canada IEC Youth Exchange Programs are a good way for youngsters wanting to learn new skills while experience Canadian way of life and Canadian culture. However, one may have to fulfill various requirements for getting such Canada work holiday visas.

Requirements of IEC visas—You need to fulfill various requirements for getting IEC visas.

Lets see these—

• You must be a citizen of any of these nations—Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Honk Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Spain, South Korea, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, UK, and USA.

• You need to be aged between 18-35 years while applying for the above stated Canada visa.

• You need to be a full-time student (in some cases), and must not be convicted of any crime.

• You must not be suffering from any serious medical conditions.

• Must have private health insurance.

• Sufficient amount of money for the required period of stay.

• And any other conditions as per respective program.

Opportunities under IEC visa program—Young foreigners getting IEC visas can look forward to working while holidaying at ski resorts, take up any self-improvement studies, pursue language course, or any general interest studies in Canada.

The duration of such IEC visas ranges between 1 and 24 months. Since such Canada visas are on first-come-first –serve basis, so you need to be careful of applying for these Canada visas well in time.

Keep in mind that these Canada visas are accepted on an annual basis and issued by Canada immigration department CIC(Citizenship and Immigration Canada).

Some visas may be issued only once in a lifetime while others might offer repeat participation for foreigners. One can extend one’s stay in Canada by making an application for another Canada visa during their stay in Canada.

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