Terms & Conditions for Work Canada

Your Work Canada Program Conditions Your Work Canada program conditions are supplementary to the BUNAC general terms and conditions listed [here](https://bunac.org/terms-and-conditions). The BUNAC General Terms & Conditions are not limited or restricted by any points mentioned in the Work Canada program specific conditions which are set out below. 1. PROGRAM INCLUSIONS UK Work Canada programs (independent IEC visa application) inclusions Work Canada Essentials: 2 nights’ hostel accommodation, pre-departure support, visa support and 24 months in-country support. Full program inclusions are listed [here](https://www.bunac.org/working-holidays/canada/work-canada/essentials) Work Canada Ultimate: 2 night’s accommodation, pre-departure support, visa support, pre-arranged seasonal resort job, 24 months in-country support. Full program inclusions are listed [here](https://www.bunac.org/working-holidays/canada/work-canada/ultimate/ultimate) UK and US Recognised Organisation (RO) Work Canada program inclusions Work Canada Young Professionals: Pre-departure support, visa assistance for applicants with a confirmed job offer in Canada. In-country support in Canada for visa duration. Full program inclusions are listed [here](https://www.bunac.org/working-holidays/canada/work-canada/young-professional-visa/costs-inclusions) Work Canada Recognized Organization Program (Essentials): 2 night’s hostel accommodation, pre-departure support, expedited visa invite (RO Letter) and 24 months in-country support. Full program inclusions are listed [here](https://www.bunac.org/working-holidays/canada/work-canada/visa-eligibility ) Work Canada Recognized Organization Program (Ultimate): 2 night’s hostel accommodation, pre-departure support, pre arranged seasonal resort job, expedited visa invite (RO Letter) and 24 months in-country support. Full program inclusions are listed [here](https://www.bunac.org/working-holidays/canada/work-canada/visa-eligibility) 2. LIFETIME PROGRAM DEPOSIT The £95 program deposit on the UK program is non-refundable, except in the case of your application being rejected by BUNAC. In such cases only the £25 refund administration cost will be charged. Your deposit is transferable to another date, BUNAC program, but not to another person. Once you have paid your program fees and your application is progressed, your deposit will be deemed used and therefore non-transferable. 3. PROGRAM COSTS AND PAYMENTS If you are a UK applicant applying for an IEC visa independently: Payment Schedule for UK Work Canada Applicants Non-refundable deposit payment: Due when booking (see point 2 above): £95 Program fees: Due at least 10 weeks before departure on the Essentials program: £294 Due before your application is sent to a Canadian employer on the Ultimate program: £434 Total Cost: Essentials: £389 / Ultimate: £529 If you are a US or UK Applicant applying for an IEC visa through BUNAC’s Recognised Organisation (RO) program: Fee’s for programs requiring a RO letter (all due at the time of booking) Pool Nomination program (Essentials) £629/$869 Pool Nomination program (Ultimate) £769/ $1059 Young Professionals Program £629/ $869 Please note: If you are booking on to a BUNAC Work Canada program that requires an RO letter, due to the new requirement in 2021 of needing to provide the IEC proof of a job offer letter before progressing with the visa application, you must send BUNAC all your required application forms and job offer letter on or before 3rd May 2021 to members@bunac.org. Failure to provide documents by this date will result in cancellation from the program (and standard cancellation fees will apply) and your RO space will be re-sold. Accommodation extensions BUNAC can extend the length of your arrival accommodation subject to availability. The additional costs for extending will vary based on room type. Once booked, accommodation extensions are non-refundable. 4. TRANSFERRING OR CHANGING YOUR BOOKING • Date changes for bookings more than 60 days prior to departure incur no cost • Date changes for bookings less than 60 days will incur a change fee of £45 • You can upgrade from the Essentials program to Ultimate program by emailing members@bunac.org to request this at least 10 weeks before departure • You can downgrade from the Ultimate to Essentials program at any time before your job placement is confirmed. After your job placement is confirmed Work Canada Ultimate cancellation terms will apply. • All changes are subject to availability • If we are unable to assist you with obtaining a pre-arranged job before departure to Canada, your program option will be switched to the Essentials program and the difference in program fee refunded to you • You Work Canada booking is not transferable to another person. Work Canada Jobs Promise The Work Canada Job booking promise only applies to new bookings made on or after the 1st March 2021. Due to changes in the IEC Visa application this year, to receive an Invitation to Apply (the document you need before applying for your Work Permit) you will need to submit a job offer form to the Canadian Government. Details on how to do this are detailed in your Work Canada Hub which is emailed to you upon booking If you book onto BUNAC’s Work Canada Ultimate programme and pay the full program fee, we are offering the following booking promise: - If you submit your Job Offer form to the IEC but do not receive your Invitation to Apply – we will refund you your programme fees minus the programme deposit Work Canada Job Booking Promise conditions: - No refunds will be paid until the IEC visa pools have closed for the 2021 season. If you don’t receive a ITA before the start date on your job offer form, you will need to liaise with your employer directly about delaying your start date. - If you cancel from the programme after securing a job offer, BUNAC will cancel your job offer with your BUNAC employer in Canada and the standard program cancellation fee will apply - If you enter Canada and start your employment contract with the Canadian employer, you will not receive a refund as your program inclusions will be deemed as used - If you do not meet IEC deadlines of accepting your Invitation to Apply (ITA) within 10 days of receiving it, or submitting your full IEC application within 20 days of accepting your ITA you will not receive a refund under the booking promise and the standard program cancellation fee will apply - If you are seeking a refund under the Work Canada Job booking promise, you will need to show proof you have not received an ITA by providing proof of your IEC status to BUNAC by providing a copy of a screen shot of your GCKey profile page to members@bunac.org - If your visa application is rejected due to undisclosed information such as holding a criminal record or not being eligible as stated on the BUNAC website [https://www.bunac.org/working-holidays/canada/work-canada/visa-eligibility] you will not receive a refund. - The Work Canada Job booking promise does not affect the COVID-19 booking promise listed at - https://www.bunac.org/terms-and-conditions/covid-19-booking-promise which is still valid if you cannot proceed with your programme because visa application centres or borders are closed due to COVID19. 5. PROGRAM CANCELLATION Cancellations will not be acted on until confirmation by email has been received by BUNAC. Program Cancellation for UK Work Canada program: Cancellation Fees for Essentials and Ultimate programs are calculated as a % of your program fees paid (in addition to the non-refundable deposit) Work Canada Essentials Cancellation received 14 days or less before departure: 100% (No refund) Cancellation received 15-30 days before departure: 50% Cancellation received 31 days+ before departure: 25% If you are yet to advise BUNAC of your departure date: 25% Work Canada Ultimate Cancellation received 14 days or less before your departure: 100% (No refund) After your job placement has been confirmed: 75% Before your placement has been confirmed: 25% Program cancellation for UK or US Recognised Organisation (RO) programs: • Cancellation is received before RO letter is issued: £100/ $150 • Cancellation is received after RO letter is issued: 100% (No refund due) BUNAC are not liable for and cannot refund third party costs including police checks, travel costs, flights, medical costs, visa costs under any circumstances. For Work Canada Ultimate bookings: BUNAC will communicate deadline dates to put your resume forward to apply for jobs. Failure to comply to these deadlines or being unsuccessful during interviews with employers may result in your programme option being switched to the Essentials programme or cancelled as per the Ultimate cancellation fees. BUNAC can assist you with securing one job position (pre-departure) on the Ultimate program. Once you have received a job offer from an employer, BUNAC Work Canada Ultimate pre-departure job assistance services will be deemed fulfilled. If you choose not to proceed with your job offer the listed cancellation fees to cancel from the program will apply. 6. VISA UK IEC Independent applications VISA TYPE: 24-month Working Holiday Visa VISA ELIGIBLITY: 18-30 years old for eligible passport holders VISA SUPPORT FUND: $2500CAD – you must be able to prove access to these funds with a current bank statement on arrival to Canada VISA CONDITIONS: Open work permit UK and US Recognised Organisation Programs VISA TYPE: 24-month Working Holiday Visa VISA ELIGIBLITY: 18-35 years old for eligible passport holders VISA SUPPORT FUND: $2500CAD – you must be able to prove access to these funds with a current bank statement on arrival to Canada VISA CONDITIONS: Open work permit VISA TYPE: 12-month Working Holiday Visa VISA ELIGIBLITY: 18-35 years old for eligible passport holders VISA SUPPORT FUND: $2500CAD – you must be able to prove access to these funds with a current bank statement on arrival to Canada VISA CONDITIONS: Open work permit VISA TYPE: Young Professionals Visa VISA ELIGIBLITY: 18-35 years old for eligible passport holders VISA SUPPORT FUND: $2500CAD – you must be able to prove access to these funds with a current bank statement on arrival to Canada VISA CONDITIONS: Pre-arranged job which meets NOC codes level O, A or B. Visa valid for duration of job contract (max 24 months) • Visas are issued at the discretion of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) • BUNAC do not accept responsibility for any costs incurred through a delay in visa processing or where a visa is refused. If your visa is refused the above program cancellation conditions apply • The visa cost is set by the Canadian Government and is subject to change without notice. BUNAC will notify participants of any change to the advertised cost listed on our website o Where there is an increase in the visa cost, the participant will be responsible for meeting such costs. • BUNAC will endeavour to inform you when the visa pool open date is announced by the Canadian High Commission, however we cannot guarantee this as it may be announced at short notice. It is your responsibility to check the [IEC website](https://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/iec/selections.asp) for updates • We strongly advise not entering Canada until your Visa has been sent to you by the Canadian Government. Any entry before this time would be as a tourist. Entry to Canada before your Invitation to Apply (ITA) is issued is at your own risk and BUNAC does not accept any responsibility for refused entry to Canada. • Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, IEC entry requirements may change and require you to have a pre-arranged job offer or arrival isolation arrangements. BUNAC will update relevant visa conditions and entry requirements on their [Travel advice page](https://www.bunac.org/contact/travel-advice/canada). It is your responsibility to review and understand the necessary conditions of your visa. Working Holiday Visa information, estimated processing times and FAQ’s are listed by the Canadian government [here](https://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/iec/selections.asp) 7. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION AND FEES To apply for your Canadian IEC Visa, you will be required to submit a police criminal background check and/or medical examinations. You will also be required to attend a biometrics appointment in the country you are applying from. Police checks, medical exams and biometrics all incur third party costs. It is your responsibility to meet such costs within the given timeframes given to you by Canadian immigration. You are required to disclose information relating to existing medical conditions, criminal history, nationality and occupation during the initial application stage so BUNAC can determine if you will be required to submit extra documents and how it will affect your application processing time. 8. FLIGHTS You are required to communicate your travel date to Canada to BUNAC at least 4 weeks before your arrival date so the necessary arrangements can be made for your arrival accommodation. BUNAC are not responsible for any flight changes, delays or cancellations. 9. INSURANCE Travel insurance is mandatory for all BUNAC participants. Please refer to our [General Terms and Conditions](Ghttps://bunac.org/terms-and-conditions)