IEC Young Professional Job Offer length


New Member
Hi All,

I'm currently in Canada on an IEC Working Holiday visa from Ireland. I work for a Registered Organisation who are willing to give me a job offer and pay the employer fee which means I can apply for a second IEC visa through the Young Professionals pool. My question is - is the length of my work permit dependent on the length of the job offer I receive? If I provide a signed job offer/contract that is for 12 months, will my work permit only be issued for 12 months? Or because I have a job offer Immigration will grant the full two year work permit?

Any help is appreciated,

Riley Haas

Well-Known Member
Well it's an open work permit, so they may grant it for longer than the job offer. If your passport expires during those 2 years, it would affect when the work permit expires as well.