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Work in Canada - Eligibility

Work in Canada

Check Eligibility

  • Hold a passport from an eligible country e.g Ireland or one of the 30 countries that have a bilateral youth mobility agreement with Canada
  • Aged between 18-35 years (for Irish citizens only) at the time your application is received
  • Have a clean criminal record
  • Provide proof of sufficient funds (c$2500) to support your stay in the country
  • Have health insurance (can be covered by comprehensive travel insurance policy) for the duration of the IEC visa. provide excellent 2 year insurance to meet this requirement. This is key. Your visa duration will be determined by the duration of this policy and not having it will likely result in being denied the visa at point of entry in Canada
  • Where required will need to undergo additional medical examinations if you are seeking to work in the health services, primary or secondary schools, teaching in general or childcare

Note: Your passport needs to be valid for the duration of your stay in Canada (the work permit will not be issued for longer than passport validity)