IEC 2023 Round of Invitations

IEC 2023: Comprehensive Analysis of the Latest Round of Invitations

IEC 2023: Comprehensive Analysis of the Latest Round of Invitations

The International Experience Canada (IEC) program has recently concluded its latest round of invitations for 2023. This round saw approximately 1,500 invitations to apply (ITAs) for work permits being issued. In this article, we delve into the specifics of this round, providing a detailed analysis of the invitations, categories, and processing times.

Working Holiday Visa Category

The majority of the invitations, precisely 1,369, were issued to applicants from eligible countries under the Working Holiday visa category. This category offers open work permits, and so far in 2023, around 85,000 invitations have been sent.

Young Professionals and International Co-op Categories

In addition to the Working Holiday category, 152 applicants were invited under the Young Professionals category. This category is designed for individuals who wish to further their careers by gaining professional work experience in Canada.

The International Co-op (internship) category saw over 17 people receiving invitations. This category is aimed at students who are required to complete a work placement or internship as part of their academic curriculum.

IRCC Processing Times

According to the most recent update from the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the current processing time for the IEC season is approximately 9 weeks.

Detailed Breakdown of Invitations

Below, we provide a comprehensive breakdown of the invitations sent during this round. This includes the number of invites sent this week, the total number of invitations sent so far in 2023, the number of open seats, and the applications in the pool.

Working Holiday Invitations – June 30

CountryInvitations Issued  Week Ending June 30Total Invitations
Issued In 2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
Chances of Receiving An Invitation Next Week
Andorra022016Excellent
Australia2807,483199unlimitedExcellent
Austria625097Excellent
Belgium11,153791Very Low
Chile02,2927,5100Very Low
Costa Rica06711,3280Very Low
Croatia61322192Excellent
Czech Republic2192114423Excellent
Denmark7350292Excellent
Estonia1114246Excellent
France116,8869,9880Very Low
Germany1194,420821,512Excellent
Greece73475140Excellent
Hong Kong7341959Excellent
Ireland996,898826,470Excellent
Italy692,22938616Excellent
Japan1846,1361511,669Excellent
Korea Republic2110,7301,19122Very Low
Latvia072260Very Low
Lithuania2386522Very Low
Luxembourg137152Excellent
Netherlands251,03618173Excellent
New Zealand482,26051956Excellent
Norway398674Excellent
Poland1882817188Excellent
Portugal24966211,123Excellent
San Marino04022Excellent
Slovakia11487633Excellent
Slovenia054058Excellent
Spain532,00944718Excellent
Sweden93998370Excellent
Taiwan144,5981,29110Very Low
United Kingdom33210,4522744,144Excellent
Total1,36985,06122,50619,188
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Young Professionals Invitations – June 30

CountryInvitations Issued  Week Ending June 30Total Invitations
Issued In 2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
Chances of Receiving An Invitation Next Week
Australia51434unlimitedExcellent
Austria01108Excellent
Chile23935710Very low
Costa Rica3189317Excellent
Croatia07016Excellent
Czech Republic422288Excellent
Estonia21314Excellent
France732,79361582Excellent
France via Volontariat international en entreprise (VIE)1334881234Excellent
Germany1641410145Excellent
Greece4129049Excellent
Ireland21231128Excellent
Italy4177464Excellent
Latvia0607Excellent
Lithuania01805Excellent
Luxembourg0209Excellent
Netherlands5144438Excellent
Norway11109Excellent
Poland078182Excellent
Portugal1361186Excellent
Slovakia04914Excellent
Slovenia11009Excellent
Spain4183274Excellent
Spain via
ICEX Vives
Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable46Excellent
Sweden030088Excellent
Switzerland8251428Excellent
Taiwan4140224Excellent
Total1525,9202451,874

International Co-op (Internships) Invitations – June 30

CountryInvitations Issued
Week
Ending June 30
Total Invitations
Issued In 2023
Candidates
In Pool
Available
Spots
France173,695331,772
Ireland017038
Germany01022106
Luxembourg0309
Switzerland037126
Taiwan01902
Total173,873361,953

 

The IEC program continues to offer a unique opportunity for young individuals to gain international work experience. With the latest round of invitations, many more have been given the chance to explore this opportunity. We will continue to provide updates and detailed analyses on future rounds of invitations.

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Conclusion

The IEC 2023 round of invitations has once again demonstrated the program’s commitment to facilitating international work experience for young individuals. With a significant number of invitations issued across various categories, the program continues to offer valuable opportunities for international exposure and professional growth.

Stay tuned for more updates and comprehensive analyses of future rounds of invitations. We are committed to providing you with the most accurate and timely information to help you navigate your journey with the International Experience Canada program.


Please note that the data presented in this article is based on the latest available information and may be subject to change.

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