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International Document Assessment

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.

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

  • Original graduation certificates.
  • Secondary final exam grades.
  • English Language Testing (TOEFL, IELTS, CLBA results).

  • 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.
Post-secondary education transcripts.

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.


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