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Apply early to get the best selection

Seats in many programs are limited and popular programs fill up quickly. Review application deadlines to give yourself plenty of time. Applications that remain incomplete by the deadline can be deferred to the next semester. Please contact us if you wish to defer.

Studied at UFV before and need to re-apply? 

Effective Winter 2017 all returning students who have not studied at UFV for more than one calendar year (or three semesters) will need to re-apply and pay the $150 non-refundable application fee.  When you reapply online, be sure to enter your UFV Student ID number.


Complete your application

UFV International's online application gives you the ability to save your information so that you can submit your documents and complete your application at your own convenience.

To complete the application, you need to provide the following information:

  • Personal information: Have your passport on hand and enter your name and birthdate exactly as it appears. If you do not have a last name, please leave this field blank.
  • Agency information: If an agent in your country is helping you apply, please enter their Agency ID number.
  • Language information: Enter your English language score.      
  • Education information: List your high school and all colleges or universities you have attended.

Upload all necessary documents

Upload the following with your application:

  • A copy of your high school transcript(s) and, if you attended a university or college, copies of those transcripts too.  UFV can release a conditional letter of admission based on review of your unofficial transcripts. Please note that you will be required to provide the official transcripts of high school and university studies before an official letter of admission can be issued.
  • A copy of your passport.
  • Your English proficiency test results (TOEFL, IELTS, LPI). To get your TOEFL iBT score sent automatically to UFV use code 9736 when you take the test.

If you do not have all your documents available when you apply online, you can send them to us later. Or you can save your application and come back to it later to attach your documents. 


Pay your application fee

When you have completed your online application, you will be prompted to pay a non-refundable fee of $150 CAD. Find out how to pay.


Check your email

You will receive an email from UFV Admissions, which contains your UFV student number and instructions about accessing the UFV student portal, called myUFV. Updates regarding your application will be available on myUFV and sent to your email. Check your account regularly.

Learn how to set up your myUFV account


Wait for your conditional admission letter

You will receive a conditional admission letter by email approximately two weeks after we have received your completed application and all required documents. This letter outlines the steps you need to take to receive your official letter of acceptance to UFV.


Pay your fees and submit official documents

Pay your tuition and fee deposit in full and provide your official high school transcript(s), and/or official post-secondary transcript(s), and official proof of English language proficiency, as detailed in your conditional admission letter to receive your official letter of acceptance and secure your seat at UFV. Payment options will be provided with your conditional admission letter.  If your transcripts are not in English, you may be asked to provide a certified translation.  With timely receipt of your fee payment and all official documents, UFV is able to verify and finalize your admission and send you your official letter of acceptance. View more information about tuition and fees.


Apply for your study permit

Include your official letter of acceptance in your application for a Canadian Study Permit. Check the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for locations. Be sure to review and fulfill the study permit requirements.

Allow at least 4 to 13 weeks for processing. Processing may be faster for Indian and Chinese students who apply and meet the requirements under the Student Partners Program.


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UFV presents students with a unique opportunity to grow not only as students but also as valued members of society where their contributions and participation is constantly appreciated and encouraged.

  • – Eyerusalem Abebe
  •    UFV student
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