09 632 1138 info@iwh.co.nz
Planning your OE?  Welcome to International Working Holidays
 
 
 

Canada Adds to Woes For Young Kiwis Planning Their Big OE

Canada Adds to Woes For Young Kiwis Planning Their Big OE

Author -  Vicki Kenny

 

Canada Adds to Woes For Young Kiwis Planning Their Big OE

Young New Zealanders planning a Big OE are finding it continues to get more complicated to organise as Canada changes its working holiday visa regulations for Kiwi travellers. 

The move follows more restrictions in Britain on New Zealanders wishing to work there.

Young New Zealanders planning a Big OE are finding it continues to get more complicated to organise as Canada changes its working holiday visa regulations for Kiwi travellers. The move follows more restrictions in Britain on New Zealanders wishing to work there.

Citizens Immigration Canada (CIC) has just announced the 2016 quota for New Zealanders allowed into the country on a working holiday and changes to the International Experience Canada (IEC) application process mean more young Kiwis than ever are fighting for a place.

Working overseas is now such a tricky enterprise to organise that increasingly people are calling on expert services, says Vicki Kenny, founder of International Working Holidays, the specialist overseas employment agency.

She says: `The Canadian Working Holiday application process is now so competitive that receiving an invitation after 12 months on the waiting list still won't guarantee that the applicant will obtain a working holiday visa. We’ve produced an indepth guide for our clients on how to navigate the new Working Holiday Visa process, which not only makes applying, but ensures participants get their timing right, so that they have the visa for the summer or winter resort season in Canada.'

The strict regulations allocate a limited amount of working holiday visas every year to countries all around the globe. New Zealand quotas have been set at just 2,500 working holiday visas a year, while across the Tasman, Australia remains the only country to have a reciprocal no limits agreement with Canada.

Prior to the latest changes, New Zealand applicants lucky enough to pass the screening and registration process joined in a mad rushed for placements due to the CIC's first come, first serve policy.

Young New Zealanders planning to take their big OE in the UK are already finding it more difficult to get visas and jobs.

Vicki Kenny says: ` It used to be simple to get a UK visa, but these days if you make just one mistake the application will get sent back and you will have to reapply and pay another application fee. Since they don’t tell you what you have got wrong you might end up doing it all again and still have the application rejected. It’s a big risk if your flights are already booked and you get it wrong. A lot of kids choose bargain flights, which don’t allow refunds or date changes.

‘You really do need a specialist service these days. We’ve been doing this for so long, we know exactly what the immigration authorities are looking for. We fill out the form for our clients, which takes the stress out of it.’


Further information:

http://www.iwh.co.nz

Vicki Kenny, IWH: 027 670 9968

Peter Boyes, BPR: 0275 540 500

Canada Adds to Woes For Young Kiwis Planning Their Big OE

Young New Zealanders planning a Big OE are finding it continues to get more complicated to organise as Canada changes its working holiday visa regulations for Kiwi travellers.

 

Canada Adds to Woes For Young Kiwis Planning Their Big OE

Young New Zealanders planning a Big OE are finding it continues to get more complicated to organise as Canada changes its working holiday visa regulations for Kiwi travellers. 

The move follows more restrictions in Britain on New Zealanders wishing to work there.

Young New Zealanders planning a Big OE are finding it continues to get more complicated to organise as Canada changes its working holiday visa regulations for Kiwi travellers. The move follows more restrictions in Britain on New Zealanders wishing to work there.

Citizens Immigration Canada (CIC) has just announced the 2016 quota for New Zealanders allowed into the country on a working holiday and changes to the International Experience Canada (IEC) application process mean more young Kiwis than ever are fighting for a place.

Working overseas is now such a tricky enterprise to organise that increasingly people are calling on expert services, says Vicki Kenny, founder of International Working Holidays, the specialist overseas employment agency.

She says: `The Canadian Working Holiday application process is now so competitive that receiving an invitation after 12 months on the waiting list still won't guarantee that the applicant will obtain a working holiday visa. We’ve produced an indepth guide for our clients on how to navigate the new Working Holiday Visa process, which not only makes applying, but ensures participants get their timing right, so that they have the visa for the summer or winter resort season in Canada.'

The strict regulations allocate a limited amount of working holiday visas every year to countries all around the globe. New Zealand quotas have been set at just 2,500 working holiday visas a year, while across the Tasman, Australia remains the only country to have a reciprocal no limits agreement with Canada.

Prior to the latest changes, New Zealand applicants lucky enough to pass the screening and registration process joined in a mad rushed for placements due to the CIC's first come, first serve policy.

Young New Zealanders planning to take their big OE in the UK are already finding it more difficult to get visas and jobs.

Vicki Kenny says: ` It used to be simple to get a UK visa, but these days if you make just one mistake the application will get sent back and you will have to reapply and pay another application fee. Since they don’t tell you what you have got wrong you might end up doing it all again and still have the application rejected. It’s a big risk if your flights are already booked and you get it wrong. A lot of kids choose bargain flights, which don’t allow refunds or date changes.

‘You really do need a specialist service these days. We’ve been doing this for so long, we know exactly what the immigration authorities are looking for. We fill out the form for our clients, which takes the stress out of it.’


Further information:

http://www.iwh.co.nz

Vicki Kenny, IWH: 027 670 9968

Peter Boyes, BPR: 0275 540 500

Canada Adds to Woes For Young Kiwis Planning Their Big OE

What do you think? Love to hear your comments!

Name *
Subscribe
Comment *

Related Articles

Find the Perfect Balance in Bali

Find the Perfect Balance in Bali

Date:Friday, 3 November 2017

If you need to escape from reality for a while, Bali is the perfect place. It’s beautiful beaches and spectacular natural sites, combined with the warm and welcoming Balinese people, make it the ...

Events in Canada You Need to Know About

Events in Canada You Need to Know About

Date:Thursday, 2 November 2017

If you’re thinking of heading to Canada, make sure you add these events to your diary! ...

Alicia's Experience in South Africa

Alicia's Experience in South Africa

Date:Thursday, 26 October 2017

I always wanted to do a project with animals and I really wanted to help volunteer to protect them! Not many people get to say they experienced wildlife so hands on. I thought the work would be more ...

 
 
 
We'll find you the perfect job overseas.
 
Copyright © 2001 - Nannies Abroad Limited trading as International Working Holidays. All rights reserved  |  Website Design by Labyrinth Solutions  |  Content Management by Contegro
International Working Holidays™, International Working Holidays Logo, Nannies Abroad™ and Nannies Abroad Logo are trade marks of Nannies Abroad Limited trading as International Working Holidays.