How to apply

2024 Applications
are closed. Register now for 2025.


Check your eligibility

  • Age 18 - 30 years old
  • Meet the requirements under the Canadian Working Visa (you must be 18 when you apply for our visa)
  • Are a high school graduate or equivalent.

Complete your Application

When you're ready, click on APPLY to complete your application. You will also need to make your first payment of $299.00.

Once you have applied, we will be in touch about the next steps in the process. 2024 applications have closed. Registration for 2025 are open.


Attend an Online Interview

Once your online profile is completed, you'll be invited to attend an interview with one of our team before we start your placements process. Your Interview is the opportunity for us to learn more about you and the type of placement you are seeking.


Finishing your Application

Occasionally there are additional questions we will need you to complete to ensure your application after your online interview. These steps will ensure your Winter Work Canada application is ready to move to finding the right job for you!

When you've completed your interview and online application in full, you will move forward to the matching process (the exciting part!) which is when you speak to potential employers. Again, we will explain the process, and questions that will be helpful to ask.


Apply for your visa

You will need to apply for your visa well ahead of your placement confirmation. The visa process does take time so please note that you need to apply for your visa at least 12 weeks prior to departure.

Securing your job

Congratulations, you have been offered work! You will receive email notification of your placement together with information about next steps.


Getting Ready to Go!

W are here to help with questions right up to the day you depart! If you are doing the 'COMBI' option of Winter Work Canada and Camp America, you will need some additional help before you go.


Flights & Insurance

You will be responsible for getting yourself to Canada in order to start your job at on the agreed date. You can either arrange your flight independently or we can connect you with our Flight Centre representative. Flight Centre are experienced with flights to Canada and the US and can also assist you if you are planning to do Camp America before or after Winter Work Canada.

It is a requirement of the Canadian visa that you show proof of insurance. Your visa length will normally be dependent on the length of your insurance so please ensure you purchase insurance of a sufficient duration for your work placement and any travel you plan to do.


Travelling to Canada

You will be responsible to ensure you arrive in Canada in time to start your job on the agreed date. We will coordinate your arrival with our Canadian partner who will also be scheduling your arrival orientation.

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Make the most of your experience

In addition to your Arrival Orientation, our partner offices in Toronto and Vancouver are there to help you for the full duration of your visa. Canada is wonderful all year round so why not stay longer!

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