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How To Apply For WES Canada Evaluation


There are many assessment services available for your ECA. However,  most candidates find themselves frustrated by the lack of transparency regarding the process and results.

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WES Canada is a popular Canadian equivalency service that offers an affordable, transparent and simple solution to assess your education credentials in order to apply under Express Entry or any other immigration program offered by IRCC.

What is WES?

WES is short for World Education Services. It is primarily an education assessment that compares your country’s academic credentials with the equivalent grading system of another country.  

  • The U.S, Canada and some other countries have their own assessment standards. Hence, a WES Assessment helps them compare the grades using a standardized system.
  • WES Report can give you the right to seek professional licensing.
  • It is a not-for-profit organization that helps immigrants reach their educational or career goals in the country of their choice.
  • WES Canada is accredited by the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada (ACESC). It provides nonbinding advisory opinions by converting foreign academic documents into Canadian equivalents.

Why is WES Canada the most popular choice among Indians for ECA?

World Education Services (WES) is the most popular choice among aspiring immigrants as it:

  • Offers a faster ECA report processing time (7 business days)
  • Has a simple 3-step evaluation process
  • Is recognized worldwide to provide high-quality, error-free reports
  • Offers low, competitive pricing as compared to other assessing bodies
  • Has a very supportive customer service team
  • They also have a separate FAQ section called India FAQ that answers important points relevant to Indians who want to migrate to Canada.

What are the different kinds of WES Evaluation Reports?

  1. Document-by-Document Evaluation: For freshman University admissions and employment.
  2. Course-by-Course Evaluation: For course analysis and grade point equivalence for transfer and graduate university admissions and licensing boards.
  3. Evaluation for Immigration or Education Credential Evaluation (ECA)

Is WES mandatory for a Canada PR?

Yes, WES is mandatory for a Canadian PR via Express Entry. However, candidates who select the Federal Skilled Worker Program and the Canadian Experience Class Program (CEC) are exempt from this requirement.

How do I apply for a WES Report?

Follow these steps:

Step 1: Create a WES account.

Visit the official WES site and create your account with all the relevant information.

Step 2: Submit your documents.

Read all the document requirements prior to submitting them. Each of your transcripts must be attested and sealed by a notary and translated into English or French.

If your university doesn’t have the electronic transmission option:

You must submit your documents for verification in a sealed envelope as shown below 


Step 3: Submit the application for processing.

Click on the submit button after reviewing all the details in your application. Any spelling errors or misspelled words may cause a delay in processing the report.

Step 4: Note down the reference number that pops up on the screen

You need to include the WES Reference number on all your documents, envelopes, and correspondences for the final visa application. Your reference number is a WES I.D. that groups your documents to avoid any delays in processing time.

Cost and Process Time

A WES Report Assessment costs around $200 and is usually processed between 7 days to 4 weeks

Other Important FAQs


  • A WES Report is mandatory for Express Entry Applicants.
  • It must be submitted when you create your Express Entry Profile.
  • A WES ECA report compares your education credentials to its Canadian equivalence.
  • You will be awarded points for your education.
  • If you have a second degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or, Ph.D.) in education, you acquire additional points.
  • Higher points mean a higher chance of selection in the Express Entry Pool.
  • A WES Credential Evaluation is valid for five years.

How can Kansas help?

Kansas Overseas Careers specializes in Permanent Residency Visas, Work Visas, Study Visas, Temporary visas, and Dependent Visas to Canada, UK, USA, Germany, and Hong Kong. We have a decade of experience in handling WES Applications and reports for Canada Visa Seekers.

Apart from these services, Kansas offers its clients personalized services such as:

Profile Evaluation: Professional guidance based on an in-depth assessment of the client profile to determine the chances of visa success.

Documents & Review: Detailed, error-free documentation based on the visa type drafted to meet specific formats.

Dedicated Case Officer: A dedicated consultant to assist clients throughout the process.

Visa Filing: Kansas ensures that the visa applications meet all the standard requirements of concerned immigration authorities and governing bodies.

Test Preparations: Complimentary online courses are offered to help aspirants improve their Language Proficiency for important exams like IELTS, French, TOEFL, and PTE.

Visa & Interview: Guidance is provided for aspirants attending visa interviews along with verified documents.  

Post-Landing Service: Kansas helps clients settle down in the new country with a comfortable stay after they have received their visas.

Additional services offered to job-seekers:

Resume Writing: Dedicated team of resume experts to craft the best resumes that meet prerequisites of immigration authorities and potential employers. This greatly improves their chances of selection.

Profile Marketing: Kansas is well-known for creating the best-in-class portfolios that boost applicant profiles in job-portals. And yes, this is a complimentary service!

Additional services For students looking for a study visa:

Admission Guidance: Comparisons between the best programs, colleges, and countries to study in, including arranged mentorship from existing students.

Writing Services: Admission Essays, Student CV, Statement of purpose (SOP), Letter of recommendations (LOR), and other important services offered by a dedicated team.

Scholarships & Financial Aid: Offer help to find the best Scholarships programs, Education loans, Study abroad loans, and also offer help in sourcing paid-Internships.

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