Educational Credential Assessment – Service Providers

We use Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) reports to:

  • authenticate an applicant’s foreign credential
  • determine the equivalent completed Canadian credential

The purpose of the reports is to award immigration selection points or make program eligibility decisions.

We have designated both multipurpose assessment organizations and professional bodies to assess foreign credentials. Multipurpose assessment organizations authenticate and assess foreign educational credentials across a wide range of regulated and non-regulated occupations. The designated organizations are: 

Professional bodies authenticate and assess foreign educational credentials to determine how they compare to a Canadian credential needed to practice in their respective regulated occupations. They are also recognized as a step in the licensing process. The designated professional bodies are:

Find out more information about how skilled immigrants can get their education assessed.

Call for service proposals

Call for Service Proposals for Multipurpose Educational Credential Assessment Organizations
This call was closed on March 13th, 2015.

Call for Service Proposals for the Designation of Professional Bodies Conducting Foreign Educational Credential Assessment for Immigration Purposes
This is an open-ended call, launched on March 23rd, 2015.

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