In our previous articles, we have discussed what an ECA is and why it is necessary. You can find the related articles in the recent blogs section for complete detail in educational credential assessment. There are many agencies or you can say education services that do the educational credential assessment. WES is by far the most popular choice among students for the same. In this article, we are going to discuss the right way to apply for ECA from WES for Canada. For a better reference, we are going to take the example of a transcript from ICAI to be evaluated.
So let us consider you have completed your CA course from ICAI. You recently got your ICAI transcript and want it to get evaluated for its validity in Canada as well. Just for a brief information ECA or educational credential assessment is a process in which a degree from one country is compared and its equivalency is obtained with that of another country’s degree. It is simply the standardization of a degree from one country as per the destination country’s standard. Before the student can finally make use of his ICAI degree abroad, he first needs to get his transcript, then gets his credentials assessed and finally get embassy attestation done. Therefore student needs to be vigilant in each of the processes. Now let us see what the correct procedure to apply for WES for Canada is.
First check your ICAI transcript is correct and error-free. Check the details of subjects, marks obtained, college name, enrolment number, etc. and get it rectified if there is an error. Otherwise, the whole process of ECA and embassy attestation has to be repeated making further delays in the application process for study or job abroad. Okay, so now considering you have correct details in the transcript, you can proceed for ECA from WES for Canada. For your information, WES is the most popular credential assessment body trusted by students from across the globe for their ECA for Canada, the USA and all other countries. You can apply for ECA from WES through their website wes.org. WES is a completely digitalized organization that processes all its applications digitally. Therefore you have to submit your ECA application online only.
Once you have gone through WES official website, register as a new user or make an account from where you can apply and track your application. When you have opened the online application form, fill in the correct details, right communication details, choose ECA for Canada, upload the self-attested document like ICAI transcript and passport size photograph along with other documents, pay processing fees online and submit the application. Once you have got your ECA report from WES for Canada, it can be sent for embassy attestation at later stages. The normal processing time for WES certificate generation is 7 working days after the correctly filled application and payment of fees. WES has a reputation for delivering properly generated certificates within the stipulated time. So you can definitely trust it.
So, this is how you apply for your ICAI transcript to be assessed from WES for Canada. It’s a completely digitized process. If you find it confusing or if you are afraid that you may make a mistake and your application might get delayed, then please do not worry. There are professional services available that can get your ECA from WES done. You can ask them for embassy attestation as well because in many agencies it is part of their service portfolio. If you still have a doubt regarding the application, fees, documents, etc., you can write to us in the comments section below or fill in the enquiry form and we will revert at the earliest.