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International Document Assessment

Get your documents assessed for admission

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Applicants who were educated outside of Canada require an international document assessment.

Step 1: Apply to a SAIT program

Choose a program and submit an application

Step 2: Submit your anticipated final grades

To be considered for admission or selection while you wait for your assessment results, you must provide anticipated final grades for the program admission requirements.

Step 3: Email your educational documents

Send us your original secondary school and/or post-secondary documents with English translations. Scan your documents in colour and attach them to an email to international.assessment@sait.ca.

Make sure to include the following:

  • Secondary and/or post-secondary transcripts, mark sheets and examination results.
  • Secondary diploma or graduation certificate and/or post-secondary degree.
  • Explanation of the grading scale often found on the back or the front page of certifications or transcripts.
  • Original educational documents (in original language). If your original documents were not issued in English, you must provide certified translations.
  • Your transcripts must show at least three years of consecutive education (secondary and/or post-secondary).
  • If your name has changed, we will require validation of name change (marriage certificate, etc.). 

If you have documents from the following countries, you must include additional information. Select the country for specific requirements.

Brazil
Original Secondary School documents required:
  • Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education (Certificado de Conclusão do Ensino Médio) or Title of Technician (Título de Técnico)
  • Academic transcript (Histórico Escolar)

Word-for-word English translations are required.

Original Post-secondary documents required:

    • Degree Certificate (Bacharel or Licenciado)
    • Academic transcript (Histórico Escolar)

Word-for-word English translations are required.

China
  • Original graduation certificates.
  • Secondary final exam grades.
  • English Language Testing (TOEFL, IELTS, CLBA results).
India/Pakistan
  • Secondary School Certificate and mark sheet (Grade 10).
  • Senior/Higher Secondary School Certificate and mark sheet (Grade 12).
  • You may need to provide verification letter from school indicating the language of instruction.
Philippines
Original Secondary School documents required:
  • Graduation Diploma (Katibayan
  • Academic record (e.g. Form 137-A)
Original Post-secondary documents required:
  • Graduation Certificate, Diploma, Degree
  • Academic record
  • If your education does not fall under the new K to 12 system, we strongly suggest that you submit post-secondary education.
Vietnam
Original Secondary School documents required:
  • Secondary Education Graduation Diploma (Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học)
  • Academic transcript (Học Bạ)
  • National Exam results (Diem Kỳ Thi Tốt Nghiệp THPT or Giấy Chứng Nhận Tốt Nghiệp THPT)

Original post-secondary documents required:

    • Graduation Certificate for:
      • Diploma (Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Cao Đẳng) or
      • Bachelor Degree (Bằng Cử Nhân) or
      • Master’s Degree (Bằng Thạc sĩ)
    • Academic transcript

Word-for-word English translations of these documents are required.

West Africa
WAEC or NECO results accompanied by a scratch card and PIN number.

Certified translation

All documentation must be translated into English, signed and stamped by a certified translator. We will not accept translations from an associate member. We will accept translations completed by an official translator in your home country.

What to expect

Once all of the required educational documents have been submitted, the assessment will be completed within six weeks. You can monitor your application status at mySAIT.ca.

Alternative evaluations and assessments accepted for admission to SAIT

Step 4: Meet SAIT's English proficiency requirement

If your primary language of instruction was not English, you will be required to submit a valid English proficiency assessment test score completed within the last 12 months. If you don't meet the English proficiency requirement, consider English Language Foundations.

Contact the Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar

Heritage Hall, AA211
403.284.7248 | toll-free in North America at 1.877.284.7248
international.assessment@sait.ca

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