Application Fee



Steps to Apply to the EAP Program

Watch our 2-minute video on YouTube or Youku for step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

  • Step 1: Click the Apply Now button below to apply to the EAP Program.
  • Step 2: Create an ELS Student Account and complete your profile. Once your account has been successfully set up, you can come back and log in at any time to update your student profile or check your application status.
  • Step 3: Complete the EAP Application and pay the $100 application fee (non-refundable).

What Happens After You Apply

  • Your application will be reviewed within 10 business days. We will email you if we need further information from you.
  • If we can confirm your placement based on your submitted proof of English language proficiency, there is nothing further you need to do.
  • If we cannot confirm your placement and need you to take the EAP Placement Test, we will arrange a test as soon as possible. The EAP Placement Test determines the most appropriate level for you to begin in the EAP Program.
  • Once we confirm your placement, we will then process your application and issue you the ELS Acceptance Letter and the Letter for Visa Purposes within 10 business days.

Learn about the four levels of the EAP program and where you could be placed. 

Applying For Your Visa and/or Study Permit

  • Please visit the website of the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) if you have any questions about your visa/study permit application.

  • If you choose to apply to our EAP program and confirm your attendance, you will receive a code for a 10% discount if you book your airfare through Air Canada (offer valid until November 30, 2022). This offer is available only for students travelling to attend English language programs offered by Dalhousie University and other Languages Canada member institutions. 

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