Inform the applicant of the assessment outcome

Provide information to the applicant about the outcome of the process, including the terminology used, the rights conferred, and guidance on the next steps.

For the applicant:
  • Issue an official statement to detail the outcome of the assessment process;
  • State the purpose of the assessment (e.g., admission to further studies);
  • Provide a reference for the terminology found in the official statement. Terminology used outside Canada may differ from that used in Canada;
  • Explain the rights conferred by this statement to the applicant;
  • When possible, provide guidance on the next steps, depending on the purpose of the assessment.

Comply with the Pan-Canadian Quality Assurance Framework for the Assessment of International Academic Credentials (QAF)

This step complies with the guiding principles 31, 32, 33, and 34 of QAF.

Consult QAF to get more information.

Consult additional resources

You may find useful information in other resources, such as:
  1. CICIC's English Terminology Guide for Academic Credential Assessment in Canada.
  2. EAR Consortium (EP-Nuffic, UK NARIC, ENIC-NARIC France, and ENIC-NARIC Poland). (2012). European Area of Recognition (EAR) Manual, chapter 2;
  3. EAR-HEI Consortium (EP-Nuffic, ENIC-NARIC France, ENIC-NARIC Latvia, ENIC-NARIC Ireland, European University Association (EUA), ENIC-NARIC Lithuania, ENIC-NARIC Denmark, ENIC-NARIC Poland and Tuning Educational Structures in Europe). (2016). European Recognition Manual for Higher Education Institutions (EAR-HEI), part III, item 11.