- Canada officially signed a new Canada-United Kingdom (UK) Youth Mobility Arrangement on July 14, 2023
The government of Canada officially signed a new Canada-United Kingdom (UK) Youth Mobility Arrangement on July 14, 2023. Under the arrangement, Canadian and British youth will benefit from reciprocal work opportunities in each country.
The following measures will take effect under the arrangement:
- The eligibility age will expand from 18 to 30 and 18 to 35
- Two new streams: International Co-op (Internship) and Young Professionals, will be added to complement the existing Working Holiday category for UK nationals visiting Canada
- The total period that participants will be able to stay will increase from two to three years
What are the Changes?
The government of Canada will open a youth mobility pathway in collaboration with the government of the UK. According to the government of Canada, this arrangement will provide work and travel opportunities to UK nationals.
The arrangement is anticipated to enter into force by early 2024. Continue to check the government of Canada’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of Canada