International qualifications assessment
Information on getting foreign-earned credentials assessed for immigration or work and study, and IQAS resources for organizations.
Get your credentials assessed
International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) helps people get recognition for education and training they received outside of Canada.
IQAS issues certificates that compare educational and training credentials from other countries to educational standards in Canada.
IQAS for immigration purposesIf you plan to immigrate to Canada, you need to get an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) for Canadian immigration purposes.
IQAS assessment for employment, education or licensureIf you plan to work or study, you can get an assessment for employment, education or licensure. This cannot be used for immigration.
IQAS for organizations
IQAS information, resources and workshops for employers, educational institutions and professional regulatory organizations.
IQAS International Education Guides
These guides explain how international education credentials compare to Alberta education credentials and standards.
Contact the International Qualifications Assessment Service for assistance.