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Some universities require you to upload proof of status in Canada and/or other types of documents to support your application.

  • Review this list to determine which documents to upload for your chosen universities.
  • Upload PDF files only with a maximum size of 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 you specify.

Documentation by University

University Document Type
Algoma University
  • Unofficial Exam Result
  • Unofficial Credential Evaluation
Brock University
  • N/A
Carleton University
  • N/A
University of Guelph
  • Proof of Status in Canada
  • Language Proficiency Test
  • Unofficial Exam Result
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Unofficial Credential Evaluation
  • Supporting Documentation
Lakehead University
  • Proof of Status in Canada
  • Language Proficiency Test
  • Unofficial Exam Result
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Unofficial Credential Evaluation
  • Supporting Documentation
Laurentian University
  • Proof of Status in Canada
McMaster University
  • N/A
Nipissing University
  • N/A
OCAD University
  • 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
  • Proof of Status in Canada
  • Language Proficiency Test
  • Unofficial Exam Result
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Unofficial Credential Evaluation
  • Supporting Documentation
University of Ottawa
  • N/A
Queen’s University
  • Proof of Indigenous Status
  • Language Proficiency Test
  • Unofficial Exam Result
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Unofficial Credential Evaluation
  • Supporting Documentation
Ryerson University
  • Proof of Status in Canada (not Canadian citizen or Indigenous)
University of Toronto
  • Proof of Status in Canada
Trent University
  • N/A
University of Waterloo
  • Proof of Status in Canada
Western University
  • Proof of Status in Canada (only permanent resident [landed immigrant], Diplomatic and Convention Refugee/Protected Person are required)
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

Document Type 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)

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Other Documentation

Document Type 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 (only if currently enrolled)
  • Secondary and postsecondary
Unofficial Credential Evaluation
  • World Education Services (WES)
  • International credential advantage package (ICAP)
Supporting Documentation
  • Examples include:
    • Extenuating circumstances
    • Medical documentation
    • Personal support letters
    • Letters of intent

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