Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
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International Experience Canada

About Us

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Created to facilitate travel and work abroad for both Canadian citizens interested in going abroad and non-Canadians interested in coming to Canada, International Experience Canada negotiates bilateral reciprocal arrangements and agreements with countries around the world to offer travel authorization and temporary work permits for up to one year. 

Our role in your travel and work abroad experience is to provide you with timely information on what you need to know before planning your adventure. Whether you choose a: 

we can point you in the right direction to obtain information on:

International Experience Canada strives to achieve a neutral effect on the Canadian labour market by maintaining a careful balance between the number of opportunities for Canadians to work abroad and the number of opportunities for non-Canadians to work in Canada. 


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