The information below is for domestic applicants with international education. If you're an International applicant, you can find instructions to upload your documents here.
Get your documents assessed for admission
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 educational documents
Please submit your original secondary school/ or post-secondary documents with certified English translations. Scan your original documents in colour. Please do not send us original documents, for any questions or technical issues when submitting your documents to us please go to our Knowledge Base and type in your question, if you cannot find an answer you can request assistance by filling out a New Inquiry Form.
Review Submit Educational Documents and learn how to upload your documents during the application or through your admission portal if this was missed when you applied.
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.
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
Alternative evaluations and assessments accepted for admission to SAIT
- International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS): Educational Assessment
- WES Canada: document-by-document International Credential Advantage Package
- International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES): Comprehensive Report
- Comparative Education Service (CES): Educational Credential Assessment
- International Credential Assessment Services of Canada (ICAS): Secondary School Comprehensive Assessment Report
- Academic Credentials Assessment Service (ACAS): This assessment service is no longer available but we will continue to accept previous ACAS evaluations for admission
Step 3: 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.
Applying for multiple programs
The method used to apply for multiple programs will depend on if you're a domestic or an international applicant. Find out how to apply for more than one program as a domestic or an international applicant.