International Experience Canada: About the process

You need to give your biometrics

In most cases, you must give your biometrics to participate in International Experience Canada (IEC). Depending on where you live, you may need to travel to another city or country to do so. Before you apply, find out where to give your biometrics.

You must pay the biometrics fee when you submit your application to get a biometric instruction letter. You need to bring this letter to your biometrics appointment. Find out where biometrics fits in the application process. You can also check if your biometrics are still valid if you gave biometrics in the past.


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International Experience Canada (IEC) provides youth with the opportunity to travel and work in Canada.

If you’re eligible, you’ll be placed into one or more pools of International Experience Canada (IEC) candidates. You’ll get a message in your account that confirms you are in the pool(s).

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