101 – Document Upload

Last updated: September 22, 2022

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You may upload proof of status in Canada and/or other documents to support your application. These documents are not mandatory.

  • Review this list to determine which documents to upload for your chosen universities.
  • Do not upload documents that do not apply to you. The universities will notify you if they require further documentation.
  • Do not send different documents in the same PDF file; upload each document as a separate PDF file.
  • The maximum size for a PDF file is 5 MB.
  • Do not upload any documents that are not on this list, as we will not process them or send them to the universities.

Documentation by University

University Upload Category
Algoma University
  • Unofficial Exam Result
  • Unofficial Credential Evaluation
Brock University
  • N/A
Carleton University
  • N/A
University of Guelph
University of Guelph-Humber
You can submit the following document, if required:

  • Language Proficiency Test

Note: You will be notified via email if this is required for your application.

Université de Hearst
  • N/A
Lakehead University
  • N/A
Laurentian University
  • Proof of Status in Canada
McMaster University
  • N/A
Nipissing University
  • N/A
OCAD University These documents are not mandatory. If the document does not apply to you, you are not required to submit it. You can also submit applicable documents directly to OCAD U.

  • Proof of Status in Canada
  • Language Proficiency Test
  • Unofficial Exam Result
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Unofficial Credential Evaluation
  • Supporting Documentation
Université de l’Ontario français
  • Proof of Status in Canada
  • Language Proficiency Test
  • Unofficial Exam Result
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Unofficial Credential Evaluation
  • Supporting Documentation
Ontario Tech University
  • N/A
University of Ottawa Once you receive your login information for uoZone, the University of Ottawa’s student portal, consult your Admission File to see what documents you need to submit directly to the University of Ottawa.
Queen’s University
  • N/A
University of Toronto
  • Proof of Status in Canada
Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
  • Proof of Status in Canada (not Canadian citizen or Indigenous)
Trent University
  • N/A
University of Waterloo
  • Proof of Status in Canada
Western University
  • N/A
Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Proof of Status in Canada
University of Windsor
  • Proof of Status in Canada (not Canadian citizen or Indigenous)
York University
  • Proof of Status in Canada

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Documentation for Proof of Status in Canada

Upload Category Accepted Documents
Proof of Canadian Citizenship
  • Canadian passport or
  • Canadian birth certificate and government-issued photo identification
Proof of Permanent Resident Status
  • Permanent resident card, front and back, or
  • Record of Landing/Confirmation of Permanent Residence and government-issued photo identification
Proof of Convention Refugee/Protected Person Status
  • Notice of Decision, stamped
Proof of Diplomatic Status
  • Passport (non-Canadian) and visa
Proof of Study Permit Status
  • Passport (non-Canadian) and valid study permit
Proof of Visitor Status
  • Passport (non-Canadian) and visa
Proof of No Status (International)
  • Government-issued photo identification
Proof of Indigenous Status
  • Canadian Certificate of Indian Status or
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status card (SCIS) or
  • Band membership card

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Other Documentation

Upload Category Accepted Documents
Language Proficiency Test
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)
  • Cambridge Assessment English
  • Duolingo English Test
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Unofficial Exam Result
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • American College Testing (ACT)
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
Unofficial Transcript
  • Secondary and postsecondary
Unofficial Credential Evaluation
  • World Education Services (WES)
  • International credential advantage package (ICAP)
  • International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS)
Supporting Documentation
  • Examples include:
    • Extenuating circumstances
    • Medical documentation
    • Personal support letters

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