|Services and Forms||What is it for?||Download||Fees|
|Canadian Immigration Program Assessment||Immigration ECA reports is used for Canadian immigration (including Provincial Nominee Programs). Immigration ECA reports contain a unique immigration client reference number.||Access Form||$210 per credential|
|General Use Assessment (Document-by-Document)||General ECA reports can be used for employment, education, licensure, TN visa, and general purposes.||Access Form||$149 per credential|
|General Use Assessment (Course-by-Course)||A course-by-course assessment provides the Canadian equivalency of an internationally-earned education credential and its GPA. The assessment report analyzes all courses and grades pertaining to the educational credential and can be used for admissions and licensing purposes.||Access Form|
$155 first credential
$149 for each additional credential
|Adding Additional Credential to an In-progress/Completed Application||To add a credential to your completed or in-progress ECA report application, please submit a request to receive instructions.||Submit a Request|
General Use $149 per credential
Canadian Immigration Program $210 per credential
|Application for Educational Program Pre-Assessment||If you want to find out the Canadian equivalence of an international academic program before you enrol, CES can pre-assess up to three foreign degree programs with a single application.||Download PDF||$226 for up to three international educational programs|
|Application for Institution Assessment||Find out if a college, university, academy, or other higher education institution is recognized or accredited. CES can assess up to three institutions with a single application.||Download PDF||$226 for up to three institutions|
|Assessment Report Conversion Application||You may apply to convert your General-purpose assessment to Immigration-use ECA report. Similarly, your immigration-use ECA report can be converted to a general credential document-by-document assessment or course-by-course assessment. Please check the conversion criteria in the PDF form. If you are converting your existing assessment report for licensing purposes, please contact CES at email@example.com||Download PDF||$135.60|
|Renew Expired ECA for Canadian Immigration Purposes||If you have obtained an ECA assessment report from CES that has since expired or is about to expire, you may apply to CES to get it re-issued for immigration purposes. NOTE: Your assessment outcome may change to reflect current CES policy. If it does, the new (renewed) report will supersede the previous report.||Online renewal application||$189.00|
Request Official Academic Records
sent to CES by mail
|Use this form to have your official academic records (transcripts/statements of marks) sent from your former institution(s). Official academic records must be sent directly to the CES office in a sealed envelope by each educational institution that granted the qualification. Please ensure you check the country specific document requirement. This application form is provided for your convenience to help you in this process – it’s not necessary that you use it.||Download PDF||Free|
Request Official Academic Records
sent to CES electronically
|Use this form to have your official academic records (transcripts/statements of marks) sent electronically by your former institution(s). Official academic records must be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org from the appropriate institutional email address or shared by your institution via a third party document sharing platform. Please ensure you check the country specific document recuirement requirement. This application form is provided for your convenience to help you in this process – it’s not necessary that you use it. |
CES does not accept official documents attested by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan by email.
|Sharing ECA report with the Provincial Nominee Program(s) (e.g. OINP)|
If you are applying for immigration through the provincial nominee program (PNP) and have received a nomination (NOI) requiring you to have your ECA report shared with them, please submit a request using our online support request form.
In your request, please include:
Your request will be processed in 3 business days once the request is received.
|Submit a request||Free|
|Designate/Withdraw a Third-Party and/or Release Information||Complete this form to authorize CES to share information about your assessment application with a third party, or to assign an individual or organization to act as your representative to CES. This form can also be used to discontinue such authorization.||Download PDF||Free|
|Duplicate/Additional Copies of ECA report and/or Send to Third-Party|
Use this form to have additional copies of your CES educational credential assessment report sent to yourself or to a third party. CES can provide additional copies of your original ECA report for a small service fee. CES will not send your assessment report to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on your behalf, because IRCC only accepts original reports submitted directly by applicants. The processing time is five (5) business days upon receipt of your request and payment. Please note that the processing time does not include delivery.
Note: If you wish to share your ECA report with the provincial and/or territorial nominee program officials under the Provincial Nominee Programs (e.g. OINP), please do not use this form. Instead, please email email@example.com with your request.
|Request to Duplicate Copies of Assessment Report and/or Send to Third-Party||$30 per set|
|Duplicate Copies of Official Transcript Sent Directly to Institutional Third-Party||Complete this form to have duplicate copies of your Official Transcript sent to an institutional third party. This package also includes a duplicate copy of your ECA report. The processing time is five (5) business days upon receipt of your request and payment. Please note that the processing time does not include delivery. |
If your assessment was completed prior to 2015, please contact us before you submit the request.
|Request to Duplicate Copies of Assessment Report and/or Send to Third-Party||$63 per set|
|Split Credentials into Separate Reports||If you want to have separate ECA report for each academic credential assessed, you may make a request.||Submit a request||$51 per set|
|ECA Administration Fee|
A non-refundable application fee required for all ECA applications and services submitted. If your application is deemed out of scope to assess by CES, and cancelled, refunds will still be subject to this fee.
|ECA Decision Appeal||If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of your ECA report, you may submit a written appeal within 90 days of the date on your report. Detailed information about the appeal process is availabe at CES Help and Information page.||What do I do if there is an issue with my assessment report?||$199 (fee refundable if appeal is successful)|
|CES Payment Authorization Form||Please complete this form and follow submission instructions to authorize CES to process a courier charge for your application.||Download PDF||Not applicable|
|Optional Certified Electronic Copy (effective May 1, 2022)||$21|
|Courier within Canada and Continental USA (Tracking Available) (effective May 1, 2022)*||$37|
|Courier International (Tracking Available) (effective May 1, 2022)*||$83|
|*Note: For IRCC applicants, you must select one of the two courier delivery options according to your shipping address in your online profile, as physical copies are the only official copies recognized by IRCC.|