ECA REPORT NOW ONLINE!! GET REPORT FASTER WITH WES EXPRESS ENTRY CANADA IMMIGRATION
I know exactly what they’re thinking right now. And that is easily report is only for Federal Express Entry System. But what if I tell you that there’s a lot of other things that you can do with your ECA report? No worries, because in this blog we are going to tackle each and every one of them. Second, if you are not aware, let me tell you that WES is already accepting academic reports online.
So when I say academic reports, these are copies of your transcript and degree certificate. Let me show you quickly what a transcript and a degree certificate looks like. So on the right hand side is a sample transcript. And on the left hand side is a sample degree certificate. So we are going to be talking about the two ways of obtaining an easy report from WES.
The first method is traditional way, which is sending your document to WES through mail or courier. Now the second is electronic transfer, which is sending your document to us through email or online. Now before we move on to this step by step process, let me tell you the most important things that you should know. Right now the cost of the application is 220 Canadian dollars. Now, validity of your report is five years. So if you got your evaluation report to pay, then that is going to be valid up until five years from today.
Now the application process takes About 16 business days as far as my application is concerned, and that to me is extremely fast considering the other bodies takes three to four months to process no original copies will be sent to us but only official document copies. Again, the academic reports required our transcript and degree certificate.
So now that those information are clear to you, let the percent the two ways of obtaining an easy report from WES. And then right after that, I am going to tell you what else you can use your ECA report for other than Express Entry application.
First, let’s start off with the traditional process which is sending out your document to WES through mail or courier and then we are going to talk about sending them online or through email. By the way, I am going to make the steps very easy for you to follow and understand, but in case you have any questions, please do let me know down in the comment section below, and I’ll be happy to answer each and every questions you have.
Through Mail Or Courier
First method is through mail or courier. Alright, so for this first method, the first step is to create a WES account online, pay for the fees and then this step will generate a WES reference number for you. Let me walk you through account creation step by step. Alright, so the first step is to go to WES Website change this from United States to Canada
and then click on the get started button and then click Apply Now button then click on Canada and then select for the right option. If you are applying for agrifood pilot, then definitely click on the Start Application button. But if you are applying for Express Entry PNP, AIPP or NIP etc, then definitely click on the Start Application button. And then it will take you to the account creation page,
fill out the form completely and click on the Create Account button and then it will take you to the personnel information page.
Again, completely fill out the form and Once completed, click on the next button and then it will take you to the education page. In this page, we are going to add a credential so go ahead and click on the Add credential button. Now it’s time to add a credential. To simply fill out the form, make sure that the institution type is set to higher education. And notice that this is for my bachelor credential. Once done, click on the Save button. Now I have my bachelor’s degree added on to my education. If you did take up a Masters, or doctoral, then go ahead and click on the add another credential button.
Once completed, click on the next button and then it will take you to the report recipient’s page. Now the address that you put in is where your evaluation report be sent to. Also, a copy of your report will be sent directly to IRCC. Now you can go ahead and click on the next button. Now you’re in your evaluation page, if anytime you want to take a break and do it on a different day, then you can always click on the Save and Exit button. Alright, so this page tells you the primary purpose of your evaluation, which is for immigration, the processing time, which is 35 business days, which is a case by case basis. And then it will tell you the price of the application which is 220 bucks, and then click on the next button. Then it will take you to the delivery options page where you can select a delivery option, whether it is a standard mail, or courier. If you want to fast track your application, you can go ahead and click on courier take note that your ECA report will be delivered to you electronically.
Once completed, click on the next button and then it will take you to the required documents page, where it tells you all of the documents that you must send to Wes for your evaluation report, which is your academic transcript. It also tells you where to send the documents to. And in preparation for step two, all you have to do is to click on this link to
download the academic records request form. Now go back to the previous page, click on the next button. Now will in the review page and all you have to do is to review all of the information that you’ve provided in this application. Take note that the total price is now 305 Canadian dollars, which consists of the 220 bucks application fee, as well as the $85 Courier fee. Finally click on the boxes to make your acknowledgments and click on the next button. A dialog box will pop up telling you to confirm your name and date of birth going to go ahead and click on the box and click Confirm.
Another confirmation will appear which is for the harmonized sales tax eligibility. If you are not a resident of Canada yet, then click on the button and click Continue. Now you will on the payment page, on this page, take a look at the total price which is 305 bucks, and then select the payment method.
Now it will ask you to complete the payment by putting in your credit card information. And after that, you will to go ahead and click on the Submit payment button. Take note that these seven digits on that page are your WES reference number. After you make a successful payment, it will give you the confirmation and that ends step one.
Now let’s move on to step two download and fill out the academic record request form. Remember in step one, we already downloaded the form. Now it’s time for us to fill out the academic record request form. And of course print the WES reference number on the form. Now here you have your academic records request form and this will your reference number. Simply fill out the form completely and don’t forget to append your signature and of course the date. Now after you filled out the form completely.
Step three is to submit that form to your school and instruct them to place your academic records in a sealed envelope with institution stamped sales on the back flap. Now on the upper left hand corner, you will see a perfect example of a perfectly sealed envelope. So here you see the logo of your school which is not broken and a signature of unofficial of your school.
Step four is to mail the sealed envelope to WES, now this step can be done either by you or the school. Now the school sometimes will not mail the envelope directly to WES so in that case, you are going to direct mail that envelope to WES. So what you can do is go to your school, take the envelope, go to the courier and mail it over. Now here is the address or you need to mail the envelope.
Step five is to receive the credential evaluation report from WES on your email showing your Canadian equivalency summary. Now on the upper left hand corner is an example of a credential evaluation and authentication report showing your name and your equivalency which is on this case bachelor’s degree.
Now step six, which is the last step. Once you receive your ECA, report on your email, go ahead and upload that report on your federal or provincial Express Entry profile. So, this is how you would apply for an ECA report from WES using the first method.
Now let’s move on to the second method electronic transfer so if you want your documents submitted to WES not through mail, not through courier, but rather online, then these are the steps that you need to follow.
Now step one, similar with the traditional way is to create a WES account online, pay for the fees and of course this is going to generate a WES reference number for you. Now for this step, simply follow what we’ve done previously in step one of the traditional method because they are exactly the same.
Moving on to step two is to check the platforms that accept online submissions. Now take note that these platforms have an agreement with WES.
Now for example, we have here Australia, the platform is my equals. And another one is the Australian skills qualification authority, which is ASQA. And if you are from China, then we have here, China higher education, student information and careers. Let’s take a look at this one and that leads me to this link or website or platform, scroll all the way down and it will tell you exactly the step by step process on how to send your documents to WES through this platform online. So it says here, firstly, initiate an application on WES website, which we already did on step one. And then after you get your request, reference number and review the rest required documents, simply follow all of these steps down below here, it is very clear.
Step one to register a CHSI account.
Step two to apply for your reports.
Step three, deliver your reports.
Everything is written down here, crystal clear. Now step three is what I’ve mentioned to you a while ago, which is to follow the instructions on the platform on how to submit your documents online.
Now step four is to receive the credential evaluation report from WES showing your Canadian equivalency summary and finally Step five is to upload your ECA report on your federal or provincial Express Entry profile if you are applying for immigration Alright, now let’s talk about what you can use your ECA report for other than Express Entry application.
Number one as we all know is to meet IRCC ECA requirements and that is to provide an ECA report. Now, second, you can use your ECA report to meet Provincial Nominee Program or PNP requirements by selecting the selective PNP office as a recipient. Note that this is highly rated commended for the Ontario immigrant Nominee Program or OINP.
The third thing you can do with your ECA report is to qualify for IRCC agrifood immigration pilot, which is a different pathway to Canadian permanent residents.
The fourth thing that you can use with your ECA report is to gain recognition for your education so that you can pursue your goals in Canada.
And of course the last but not least, number five are to store your report and verified educational documents for future use. Now a very quick reminder before we end this session number one your WES is valid for five years I repeat five years from the date of issue and you can continue using your ECA when you submit a new Express Entry profile.
The second is your Express Entry profile is valid for one year from the date you submit a profile to IRCC.
If you have any questions don’t hesitate to write down in the comment below.