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by spendalifetime » Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:51 pm

I first did IEC back in 2011 and I was in Canada for just under two years, which means I must have reapplied for my second year (memory is a little hazy)

So as I understand it, even though the rules have now changed, this would mean that I'm no longer elligble to apply for the IEC again, right?

My question is: When I apply now, at what point in the process would they flag up the fact that I am actually not eligible to apply? Because I applied yesterday (before I saw the two year rule) and they have accepted me into the pool saying that I am eligible...Does that mean maybe I've slipped through the net somehow or have they just not ran my passport information yet and would I just get instantly rejected as soon as I sent off the full application?

Any help appreciated!
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by GemmaOTT » Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:45 pm

To my knowledge, the first stage just checks basic facts like your age, citizenship etc. So you are very likely to be rejected in the second stage if you receive an invite.
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