International Experience Canada (2014) will open on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013.
The application process to participate in the International Experience Canada (IEC) initiative will be conducted in two stages:
Please note that it is not possible to create either an IEC Kompass account or a MyCIC account as long as the 2014 IEC initiative with Costa Rica has not been opened.
Whether it is concerning the new procedure of applying on-line, the eligibility criteria, the required documents, the quotas or the opening date; no additional information regarding the 2014 IEC initiative is available at the moment.
If you have obtained information from a secondary source concerning the IEC initiative, please note that only the information posted on our website should be relied on.
You’ve always dreamed of spending a year living and working in Canada. Maybe you want to gain valuable international work experience in a bilingual country ...travel across Canada while working at stops along the way ...or simply intern abroad for your next co-op placement.
Did you know that the Government of Canada has a bilateral arrangement with the Government of Costa Rica to make it easier to do just that?
Through International Experience Canada, you can apply for a temporary work permit to travel and work in Canada for up to one year.
International Experience Canada
International Experience Canada enables Costa Rican citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years old to:
Get started today - Choose your experience!
Ski in British Columbia: Canadian Tourism Commission
Explore Canada’s Parks: New Brunswick Department of Tourism and Parks
Work and travel in Vancouver: British Columbia: Canadian Tourism Commission
Northern Lights in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories: Canadian Tourism Commission