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When do you need to get your credentials assessed?

You will need to get your credentials assessed, if you have obtained/gained your

  • Education
  • Professional credentials
  • Work experience

from outside Canada. Assessment is required, if you wish to immigrate to Canada to:

  • Study and
  • Work

Why is credential assessment done before you put your immigration application?

Assessment of credentials is necessary, in order to:

  • Identify your needs for more education, training and experience in order to be eligible to work in Canada
  • Help employer understand your qualifications and the type of jobs you're qualified for
  • Determine if your qualifications and work experience are equivalent to the standards set for Canadian workers
  • Check if you fulfill minimum standards of studying or working in Canada

Who is involved in credential assessment process in Canada?

  • Government of Canada
  • Independent Credential Assessment Organizations
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • Apprenticeship Authorities
  • Provinces and Territories
  • Employers

However, their role and level of involvement may vary from case to case.