It took just under one hour yesterday for all working visas for Canada to go in an internet lottery in Croatia as part of the Canadian Embassy’s International Experience Canada Programme.
All 275 working visas for 2013 have now been allocated, leaving only 14 Young Professionals and 5 International Co-op Student visas remaining. It was the same situation last year when the scheme was launched. In just a few days all available visas were snapped up.
The International Experience Canada programme have a bilateral reciprocal youth mobility arrangement with in Croatia, allowing a quota of young Croats aged between 18-35 to be issued with Working Holiday, Young Professionals, and International Coop visas for Canada.