International – Documents

During the application process using the Ontariocolleges.ca International Application Service, applicants are encouraged to upload all supporting documentation directly to your application such as:

  • Passport
  • Secondary/post-secondary transcripts assessed by the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS)
  • Proof of English Proficiency (i.e., International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score sheet

Note: please do not send any documents direct to the college. The Northern College International Application service is hosted by Ontariocolleges.ca. Within the International Application Service (IAS), applications can:

  • Create new applications
  • Upload supporting documentation
  • Manage status updates and requests for more information
  • Receive offer notifications
  • Download letters of acceptance
  • Receive confirmation of payment from our college
  • Notify the college upon receipt of a visa/study permit and upload a copy

Proof of English Proficiency

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
IELTs Academic – Issued with past 2 years

Certificate and Diploma studies:
• General programs require an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual Band score under 6.0; however, one band at 5.5 will be accepted
• Practical Nursing, Paramedic, Personal Support Worker, and Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technician require an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual Band score under 6.0
Degree and Graduate programs
• overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no individual Band score under 6.0

For additional details see visit International English Language Testing System.