Work and travel in Canada with 
International Experience Canada

If you're 18 to 35 (18 to 30 in some countries), come work and travel in Canada through International Experience Canada (IEC)! It's a government program designed to help you

  • gain valuable international work experience
  • improve your language skills in English and French
  • work in Canada and fund the trip of a lifetime

More about IEC

Are you Canadian? Learn how you can work and travel abroad with IEC.

Who can apply

See eligibility by country and category.

The 2024 season is now open

The pools for the 2024 season are now open. If you’re eligible, you can create a profile.

Check the rounds of invitations for key dates and to find out how many spots are available.



Additional fees may apply

After you apply

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after you submit all documents and give biometrics

Prepare for arrival

Recognized organizations (ROs)


ROs may be able to help plan your experience

Check out RO services

Watch IEC videos

IEC is a rewarding experience that can launch a life full of international adventure.

Watch the application walk-through guide.

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