## Canadian Working Holiday Visa To work in Canada you need a work permit from ‘International Experience Canada’ (the IEC) who are the immigration and citizenship department of the Canadian Government. A limited amount of visas are available each year so it’s important to apply as soon as possible for your best chance of being allocated a work permit. # Eligibility ### British, Irish and German passport holders Question | British | Irish and German :- | :- | :- How long does the visa last? | Up to 24 months | How old must I be? | 18 - 30 inclusive | 18 - 35 inclusive How many times can I get the visa? | Once in your lifetime How much does the visa cost? | $253 CAD How much does a visa biometrics appointment cost? | $85 CAD How much do I need to have available in my bank account as support funds? | $2,500 CAD How many visas are allocated to each country? | 5,000 | 7,700 ### American passport holders - Please note : BUNAC have a limited quota of IEC spots for US citizens. Early application is encouraged Question | American :- | :- How old must I be? | 18 - 35 inclusive | How much does the visa cost? | $253 CAD How much do I need to have available in my bank account as support funds? | Not required for US citizens If you hold a passport of another nationality, please head to the [**International Experience Canada**](https://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/iec/eligibility.asp) website to check your eligibility.