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The Summer Job Visa for students gives young French people the opportunity to work in Canada for 3 months. This visa is often used by young people seeking work during the summer holidays in Canada.This visa is designed for young French nationals aged between 18 and 35 who wish to work for a few months. The Student Summer Job Visa is granted when you have received an offer of employment for up to three months.

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How to get a summer job visa for students in canada

To get a Summer Job Visa for students in Canada, you must:

  • be aged between 18 and 35 on the day you apply to join the WHP,
  • be a French citizen and reside in France (Metropolitan France, the French overseas departments and regions and St. Pierre and Miquelon only),
  • hold a valid French passport (validity must extend at least one day after the return date),
  • be enrolled in a college or training centre,
  • not have previously participated in this category,
  • have health and repatriation insurance which is valid for the duration of the stay

Applying for a summer job visa for students in canada

There are four steps to follow:
1. Download and print out the Download Certificate and complete the IEC application form,
2. Assemble the various copies of the IEC form (to help you, there is a list of documents on the website of the Canadian Embassy),
3. Complete the checklist and attach it to the Download Certificate,
4. Send your completed application to the following address:
Expérience Internationale Canada (FR- JOB 2012)
Ambassade du Canada en France
35, avenue Montaigne
75008 Paris

You will be informed of the status of your application in real time by email.

Quota for student summer job visas in canada

Under the Canada-France Youth Mobility Agreement, the Canadian Embassy sets an annual quota of visas allocated to the IEC.

To find out more about student summer job visas in canada:

Visit the website of the Canadian Embassy in France to track the number of places remaining and keep up to date with WHP news in Canada

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