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Working Holiday

Travel and work in Canada for up to one year

I can say it was an unforgettable experience. I can highly recommend it. It's a way to see more of this beautiful country Canada.” - Cecile Villiger, Working Holiday in Canada

Eligibility Criteria for the Working Holiday Category

The Working Holiday category is designed for Chilean citizens who intend to travel in Canada and who wish to find temporary paid employment to help pay for their stay (maximum 12 months).

To be eligible for the Working Holiday category, you must:

  • be a Chilean citizen;
  • be between the ages of 18 and 35 (inclusive);
  • have the equivalent of C$2,500 to help cover your expenses at the beginning of your stay;
  • be prepared to take out health-care insurance for the duration of your stay – you may have to present evidence of this insurance when you enter Canada;
  • pay a participation fee;
  • have not participated in any category of the International Experience Canada - Chile initiative before.

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