INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS ASSESSMENT SERVICE IQAS, CANADA
Get your academic credentials assessed for Canada Immigration with IQAS. Choose the right ECA report for a precise evaluation.
Headquartered in Alberta, IQAS Canada is an authorized organization that handles the education credential assessment of foreign migrants coming to Canada through any of the programs of the Express Entry System.
It offers thorough instructions, document comparisons, and skill evaluations for major nations seeking to balance their immigration to Canada with those from other nations.
The functions and credibility factors of IQAS will be thoroughly examined in this article.
WHAT PRECISELY IS INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS ASSESSMENT SERVICE?
The International Qualifications Assessment Service, also known as IQAS, is an advanced and powerful advising and grading organization for nations of all economic strata with the highest immigration populations to Canada.
The recognition provided by IQAS is accepted throughout Canada.
HOW MUCH DOES IQAS ECA REPORT COST?
The IQAS performs ECA at a lower cost than other organizations. It costs 220 CAD or 13,354 INR.
|SERVICES||CHARGES IN CANADIAN DOLLARS|
|IQAS Canada Application Fee||$ CAD 200|
|Courier Charges in Canada||$ CAD 15|
|Courier Charges for Internation Address||$ CAD 75|
IQAS FOR CANADA IMMIGRATION – WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
IQAS provides educational credential assessment for immigration, education, and employment purposes. You need to choose it correctly while applying for an ECA Canada IQAS report. Candidates eligible for IQAS education assessment Canada can get an ECA report, which evaluates their academic credentials and compares them to Canadian standards. This assessment is required for many immigration programs in Canada.
|Education Level||Required Document||Length of Course||IQAS Result|
|10th Standard||Result Certificates till 9th Standard||2 years||Completion of 10th Standard.|
|12th Standard||10th Result Certificate||2 years||Completion of 12th Standard.|
|Diploma Degree||10th Result Certificate, 12th Result Certificate||2 – 3 years||Completion of a diploma course with good academic records.|
|Bachelor’s Degree||Higher Secondary School Certificate (12 years)||3-4 years||Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.|
|Master’s Degree||3 years/4 years Bachelor’s Degree||2-3 years||Completion of a Master’s Degree from a recognized University.|
|MBA or Executive MBA||3 years Bachelor’s Degree||3 years||Completion of a specialized Master’s Degree in Business. Administration|
|Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.)||Master’s Degree, LOR, Experience Letter, Rank Card||Minimum of 3 years||Completion of a Ph.D. Degree with at least 2 published papers in recognized journals.|
Have a look at the below table for the required education levels before applying for Canada PR
HOW TO APPLY FOR IQAS CANADA?
Once you have checked the eligibility criteria, and are eager to know how to apply for IQAS for Canada, you can go to the official website of IQAS and begin the online application. Here are the stepwise process of getting an ECA Canada IQAS Report.
Fulfill Eligibility Criteria
Make sure you fulfill the eligibility criteria set by IQAS for Canada Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada. IQAS is an organization established by the govt of Alberta Also have a look at the IQAS Canada fee structure and professions covered by IQAS.
Selection of IQAS Canada required documents
Check out the below list of institutes recognized by IQAS before submitting your documents because IQAS does not authenticate credentials from unrecognized universities or institutes.
Do not send all your diplomas and degrees for assessment. IQAS can evaluate your knowledge and education after analyzing your highest degree. For example, if you have done post-graduation, you don’t need to send your documents for bachelor’s or post-secondary education.
Preparing your Documents
Prepare clear and colored copies of the required documents
Govt recognized ID – Passport, Voter ID, Driving License
Highest Degree obtained from a recognized institute
Score Card for highest education obtained from a recognized institute
For Ph.D., send the cover page of the thesis along with your degree
Translations of all these documents if they are not in English or French Language
IQAS requires the applicants as well as the issuing authority to send the documents through e-mail or post. Here is the address:
International Qualifications Assessment Service
C/O Service Alberta Mailroom – Commerce Place
10155 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
IQAS RECOGNIZED INDIAN EDUCATIONAL BOARDS
Have a look at the IQAS Canada university list before submitting your documents to the Internal Qualification Assessment Service, Alberta.
|1||CBSE||The Central Board of Secondary Education|
|2||NCERT||National Council of Educational Research and Training|
|3||AICTE||All India Council for Technical Education|
|4||CIVE||Central Institute of Vocational Education|
|5||IGNOU||Indira Gandhi National Open University|
|6||NOS||National Institute of Open Schooling|
|7||NIEPA||National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration|
|8||NCTE||The National Council for Teacher Education|
|9||UGC||University Grants Commission|
|10||NIC||National Information Centre|
Validity of IQAS Report for Canadian Immigration
The document assessment report provided by IQAS is valid for up to 5 years. It is recognized by all Canadian universities and companies for education and employment purposes.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO FINISH THE EVALUATION CREDENTIAL ASSESSMENT?
IQAS evaluates applications for Canada more quickly than any other evaluating body. The comprehensive ECA of a candidate takes six weeks to complete.
A multi-step process has an impact on how quickly ECA applications are processed. When IQAS receives your supporting documents, the IQAS ECA Canada processing time begins.
A multi-credential ECA application will require processing that is at a minimum four weeks longer than usual.
Applications requiring extensive research are evaluated more slowly than typical applications. Once an application is in the “In the queue for processing” status in the IQAS application portal, it typically takes an assessment 8 weeks to be processed.
Depending on the volume of applications, processing times cannot be guaranteed and may vary. There are many applications submitted to IQAS.
Applications for ECA are not expedited by IQAS. In the sequence they are received, applications are processed.
The IQAS Canada processing time does not account for parcel delivery or mail delivery times.
OCCUPATIONS NOT COVERED BY IQAS ECA CANADA
IQAS ECA Canada does not provide assessment services for certain regulated professions. Have a look at the profiles that are not covered by the International Qualifications Assessment Service.
If you are applying for Canada PR as a Physician, you would be required to get a Canadian license to start practice. Therefore, you have to get your medical degrees assessed and evaluated by The Medical Council of Canada.
Special physicians are responsible for the health and well-being of Canadian public. It is, therefore, required to get a valid license from the concerned authority. The Medical Council of Canada does not provide a license to practice but verifies medical education received outside Canada. It provides a Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC), which is proof of eligibility to apply for a valid license.
For Pharmacists, IRCC has given the authority to the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC). This organization is responsible for the assessment and verification of pharmacy degrees received outside Canada.
Canadian govt takes complete responsibility for the lifestyle and standard of living of its citizens. Therefore, for the safety of the public, some professions are regulated by the govt. Immigrants desiring to work in such occupations have to get ECA from the concerned regulatory organization.
SO HOW WOULD BOI ASSIST YOU WITH IQAS?
BOI provides a one-stop shop for all IQAS Canada immigration requirements, including post-visa services and the evaluation of profiles and supporting documentation. Throughout the procedure, we offer individualized support and serve as the company’s single point of contact with you. Additionally, we offer assistance with application forms, interview training, French/English standardized testing, working samples for resumes and cover letters, and certificates for clearance from the police or medical authorities. As a result, we can say that we offer comprehensive support for all visa requirements.
WHY ALWAYS CONSIDER BASICS OF IMMIGRATION?
- Expert Visa counselors provide Step-by-step guidance through a secure, online process.
- Apt evaluation of credentials and faster visa processing.
- Identifying all potential hazards and roadblocks in securing a visa.
- Assistance with documentation, immigration rules, citizenship, and border control procedures.
- Multiple case assessment for better conflict resolution.
- Designated process managers to provide personalized guidance.
Just like the basics of anything act as “building blocks” forming a strong foundation for constructing complex structures. The Basics of Immigration serve as the foundational elements of moving abroad, for any aspiring immigrant.