Features and Benefits

Verify international student’s Letters of Acceptance with confidence

The Canadian LOA Verification System is an initiative governed by elected leaders from Canada’s international education sector. As such, accountability rests with educators whose mission is to advance the well-being of Canadian international education and students.

The core values behind the system are:

  1. Respect for data ownership and data integrity. Accordingly, education institutions remain the sole owners of their data. Only aggregate data can be shared with users, partners, and governments, for the purpose of advancing international education in Canada.

  2. Protecting Canada and Canadian institutions against fraud.

  3. Protecting students and supporting a positive visa application and port of entry experience.

  4. Simplifying processes and reducing costs for institutions and those needing to verify LOAs.

The Canadian LOA Verification System was created and tested successfully in 2022. On April 3, 2023, a soft launch with full implementation will take place with a group of representative institutions from across Canada. The system will officially launch on October 1, 2023, at which point it will be available to all EduCanada brand eligible institutions.

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Save time and reduce fraud by verifying LOAs anytime, anywhere, with only three data points and one click.

Benefits of Using the Canadian LOA Verification System for Government

Reduce fraud

Save time

Verify LOAs issued through the Canadian LOA Verification System in a matter of seconds with three clearly identifiable data points and a single click, through a web interface that is accessible anytime, anywhere.

Reduce fraud

The Canadian LOA Verification System provides real-time access to the most up-to-date version of a Letter of Acceptance issued to a student by a Canadian educational institution. The verification tool gives visa processing agents and border officials confidence that they are respecting immigration protocols and safeguarding program integrity by allowing only bona fide international students into the country.

Provide a superior experience

Through improved visa processing and port of entry wait times, government officials using the System contribute to a positive Canadian experience for bona fide international students and help preserve Canada’s reputation as a welcoming study destination.

Protect Canada’s education sector and students

The Canadian LOA Verification System is an initiative led by Canada’s education sector for the benefit of Canada and Canadians, with a deep commitment to data integrity, privacy protection, and student satisfaction.