How to Transfer From a Community College in the US to a College in Canada

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If you are attending community college in the United States, but want to transfer your credits to a Canadian college, it is possible to do so by filling out the proper paperwork and contacting the schools involved. In order to have your credits evaluated for transfer, the community college you attend in the United States must be accredited.

1 Contact the Canadian college

Contact the Canadian college you want to transfer your credits to and inquire on the requirements needed to be admitted as a student.

2 Contact the community college

Contact the community college you currently attend and inform them that you want to transfer the credits you have earned to the Canadian college of your choice. They will help you to gather and send the required documentation needed to be admitted as a student at the Canadian college you have chosen.

3 Go

Go to the "World Education Services" website to fill out an application to have your credits evaluated for transfer eligibility.

4 Click the Student section

Click the "Student" section located at the top of the web page, then click "Get a WES Evaluation" on the left-hand side of the screen.

5 Click Evaluation in Canada

Click "Evaluation in Canada" under the "Apply Now" section.

6 Enter the requested personal information

Enter the requested personal information, then click "Next" to continue to the next screen.

7 Choose United States

Choose "United States" from the "Country" drop-down box, then gather copies of the listed required documents.

8 Enter your post-secondary education information

Enter your post-secondary education information, then click "Next."

9 To continue my education

Type "To continue my education" in the "Purpose" dialog box, then click "Comprehensive Course by Course Evaluation."

10 Click Add Recipient

Click "Add Recipient," then click "Educational Institution."

11 Enter the name

Enter the name of the Canadian college you will be attending, then click "Search."

12 Click the correct college

Click the correct college from the listed results, then click "Select this institution."

13 Choose a payment method

Choose a payment method to pay the evaluation fee, then click "Submit."

14 The requested documents

Mail the requested documents to: World Education Services 45 Charles Street East, Suite 700 Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1S2

  • There is a $200 fee that must be paid to have your credits evaluated.

Edmund Lukavics has been writing professionally since 2009. He has served as the copy editor for the blog Hello Moon and has experience in the hotel and travel agency industries. Lukavics is pursuing an associate degree in information technology and website design from the University of Phoenix.