Visa First Blog

A blog dedicated to Working Holidaymakers and people willing to immigrate



Terms of working holiday agreement between Canada and Taiwan amended

Canada and Taiwan have jointly announced an amendment to their mutual working holiday visa agreement. Citizens of the two nations are now able to apply for working holiday visas while in each respective country. Taiwanese nationals can apply for a working holiday visa at any government-authorized visa application centre within Canada. Similarly, Canadian citizens can […]

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Applications for 2019 Canadian Working Holiday programme now being accepted

Considering a big move next year? Perhaps Canada will be your destination of choice. The 2019 International Experience Canada (IEC) programme is now open for applications from young people (aged 18-35) around the world. Approximately 30 countries have a reciprocal work and travel agreement with Canada. Under the Working Holiday programme, citizens can live, work […]

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OZ working holiday visas – good news for Irish applicants

Young Irish workers have been granted an additional five years in which they can venture down under for work and travel. Prospective Irish travellers can now apply for an Australian working holiday visa up to the age of 35. Successful applicants can spend up to two years working and travelling around Australia. The previous age […]

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Top 10 Cities in the World to Find a Job Opportunity.

When considering to move abroad it is important to pay attention to several factors. One of the most important is to find a city where you can find easily a job. Each person has different perspectives and factors to evaluate and prioritize in order to find the right city for his future career. Often people […]

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Top 5 Most Popular Australian Visas

You might be surprised, but the Australian Working Holiday Visa is not the only option to get to Australia! Australia is one of the most popular immigration destinations in the world together with the USA and New Zealand. Each year the government grants a number of visas. For 2015 the number of permanent migration Australian […]

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7,000 Canadian Working Holiday Visas Are Expected in 2017

IEC Programme Application Process 2017 As the Irish economy is improving the willingness to travel overseas in seek of employment has dwindled for many, however, experts at VisaFirst say that while some people no longer feel “forced” to move away, Ireland’s love affair with travel has certainly not gone away and an estimated 5,000 Irish […]

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Top Expat Destinations

Today’s life is different than years before when people used to live where they were born. Nowadays many chose to live far from their home town for various reasons. Social, professional, financial or just curiosity could be part of the drivers for moving abroad and choosing the life of an expat. In a recent survey […]

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Top Countries With The Best Reputation. Sweden, Canada, Switzerland Make The Top 3. Australia, New Zealand and Ireland In Top 10.

Having good reputation has become more important than ever in any aspect. This rule applies to companies and big corporations and it becomes a big factor for countries as well. In this report are taken into consideration many factors which are building the entire image of a country from – advanced economy and appealing environment […]

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5 Myths About Australian Working Holiday Visa

Australian Working Holiday visa is one of the most popular visas among young people. Australia has currently working holiday arrangements with 20 countries, allowing their passport holders aged between 18 and 30 to spend one year in the country with limited permission to work up to 6 months in any one job. There’s a lot […]

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Applying for an Australian visa with a criminal history?

Can I apply for an Australian visa if I had a criminal record in the past? You need to satisfy the basic character requirements and to advise us if you have any criminal conviction inside or outside Australia. You may be asked to provide a court transcript and a receipt of fine paid, as part […]

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