It provides temporary work permits to young people from over 30 countries, so they can legally live and get a job in Canada. The permits are valid for either 12 or 24 months, depending on your country of citizenship.
Your country of citizenship must have an agreement with Canada that allows you to apply for an IEC work permit, or You may be able to use a Recognized Organization.
The International Experience Canada (IEC / Work Visa Canada / Working Holiday) program is an incredible opportunity to travel and work for young adults from certain countries, who are between the ages of 18 and 35.
If you are an IEC participant, you have the unique opportunity of exploring this beautiful country, its nature, its culture and its people, who have come here from all over the world!
The International Experience Canada program requires its participants to have proof of their IEC / Working Holiday Travel Insurance in order to ensure their financial safety from unforeseen medical emergencies that may happen during the trip.
International Experience Canada participants have a wonderful opportunity to enjoy staying in Canada for up 2 years without renewing their status. Insurance coverage for the 2-year Canadian IEC Work Visa consists of 2 policies for 365 days of consecutive coverage each, which gives you a greater flexibility with your insurance in case your travel plans change! Find out more about the 2 year insurance package using the button below and take advantage of our IEC / Working Holiday Insurance Calculator to browse your options and get a free quote toda
You may be refused entry if you do not have insurance.
Your insurance must cover:
Medical Care / Medical Emergency
Repatriation (Returning you to your country in the event of severe illness, injury or death)
Note: When you arrive at the port of entry, you must have health insurance valid for your entire stay in Canada. Having a valid provincial health card is not enough.