Working Holiday Visa Canada

Canada is described as a paradise of the far west owing to the picturesque sceneries and booming work opportunities. Besides that it is a major tourist hub that attracts global citizens particularly youth. The Canada working holiday program provides an opportunity for youth from select countries to work while travelling in Canada.

The Working Holiday Maker program is a 12 month visa designed for youth between the ages of 18 to 30 to travel and work in Australia. Citizens of certain countries are eligible to apply for this visa and work in Australia for upto 2 years. A major advantage applying for this visa is that you can choose to either travel or additionally take on some temporary work in Australia to supplement funding for your travels or learning new skills.

  • You must be between 18 and 30 years old.
  • You must have a valid passport of an eligible country from the list below.
  • You must have sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay.
  • You must not have any substantial criminal convictions.
  • You must not have any medical concerns.

In order to be eligible for this visa you must be hold a valid passport from a country involved in the Working Holiday Program with Australia. Eligible countries include:

  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Republic of Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (including British National Overseas passport holders)
    Republic of Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom.

The Working Holiday Maker Visa allows you to live and work in Australia for 12 months or study for upto four months. It is a multiple – entry visa so you can leave and re-enter Australia anytime during the validity of your Visa. Please note that no dependants can be included on the visa and partners or spouse can travel with you provided they are eligible for the programme and apply for their own visa.

The biggest advantage of the WHV scheme is that you do not need to secure a job offer before moving to Australia. This eliminates the burden of work sponsorships and complicated visa procedures. Applicants can work for an Australian Employer for a period of 6 months and then switch employers for the other 6 months. However, if you wish to continue working for the same employer or organization after 6 months, you can do so provided you are working in a different branch of the organization in a different location.

You can apply for a second Working Holiday Visa provided that you have worked as a specified worker in regional Australia for 3 months. Australia Working Holiday Visa holders working in Australia in several primary industries, including plant / animal cultivation, fishing, tree farming, mining and construction work, will be defined as ‘specified workers’ and be eligible to apply for a second working holiday visa, thus extending their trip to 24 months.

You must have access to sufficient funds to support yourself for the initial stage of your holiday in Australia and you will be required to furnish evidence regarding the same on arrival. A sufficient amount would mean a minimum of AUD$5,000, although the amount may vary depending on your length of stay and how much travelling you intend to do. You should also have a return or onward ticket or funds for a fare to depart Australia if travelling on a one way ticket

You must have access to sufficient funds to support yourself for the initial stage of your holiday in Australia and you will be required to furnish evidence regarding the same on arrival. A sufficient amount would mean a minimum of AUD$5,000, although the amount may vary depending on your length of stay and how much travelling you intend to do. You should also have a return or onward ticket or funds for a fare to depart Australia if travelling on a one way ticket

International Experience Canada: WHV

The Canadian Working Holiday Visa programme is called the International Experience Canada. IEC is designed for individuals between the age 18-30 or 18-35 depending on their nationality. The duration of the visa is 12 months or 24 months depending on your citizenship. The IEC is in accordance with the reciprocal agreements between Canada and different countries of the world. Citizens of countries with a bilateral youth mobility arrangement with Canada are eligible for IEC work permits. The IEC visa allows youth to travel and work in any part of Canada during the validity of the visa. IRCC typically processes complete applications within eight weeks.

The Working Holiday Maker program is a 12 month visa designed for youth between the ages of 18 to 30 to travel and work in Australia. Citizens of certain countries are eligible to apply for this visa and work in Australia for upto 2 years. A major advantage applying for this visa is that you can choose to either travel or additionally take on some temporary work in Australia to supplement funding for your travels or learning new skills.

  • You must be between 18 and 30 years old.
  • You must have a valid passport of an eligible country from the list below.
  • You must have sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay.
  • You must not have any substantial criminal convictions.
  • You must not have any medical concerns.

In order to be eligible for this visa you must be hold a valid passport from a country involved in the Working Holiday Program with Australia. Eligible countries include:

  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Republic of Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (including British National Overseas passport holders)
    Republic of Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom.

The Working Holiday Maker Visa allows you to live and work in Australia for 12 months or study for upto four months. It is a multiple – entry visa so you can leave and re-enter Australia anytime during the validity of your Visa. Please note that no dependants can be included on the visa and partners or spouse can travel with you provided they are eligible for the programme and apply for their own visa.

The biggest advantage of the WHV scheme is that you do not need to secure a job offer before moving to Australia. This eliminates the burden of work sponsorships and complicated visa procedures. Applicants can work for an Australian Employer for a period of 6 months and then switch employers for the other 6 months. However, if you wish to continue working for the same employer or organization after 6 months, you can do so provided you are working in a different branch of the organization in a different location.

You can apply for a second Working Holiday Visa provided that you have worked as a specified worker in regional Australia for 3 months. Australia Working Holiday Visa holders working in Australia in several primary industries, including plant / animal cultivation, fishing, tree farming, mining and construction work, will be defined as ‘specified workers’ and be eligible to apply for a second working holiday visa, thus extending their trip to 24 months.

You must have access to sufficient funds to support yourself for the initial stage of your holiday in Australia and you will be required to furnish evidence regarding the same on arrival. A sufficient amount would mean a minimum of AUD$5,000, although the amount may vary depending on your length of stay and how much travelling you intend to do. You should also have a return or onward ticket or funds for a fare to depart Australia if travelling on a one way ticket

You must have access to sufficient funds to support yourself for the initial stage of your holiday in Australia and you will be required to furnish evidence regarding the same on arrival. A sufficient amount would mean a minimum of AUD$5,000, although the amount may vary depending on your length of stay and how much travelling you intend to do. You should also have a return or onward ticket or funds for a fare to depart Australia if travelling on a one way ticket