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Apply early to get the best selection

Seats in many programs are limited and popular programs fill quickly. Please review which semesters are open for application

Applicants who do not complete their application prior to a semester's or a program's closure, or applicants who want to change their program or first semester of study after completing their application, will have to re-apply and pay the $150 non-refundable application fee.

Studied at UFV before and need to re-apply? 

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 re-apply online, be sure to identify yourself as a returning student and enter your UFV Student ID number 300XXXXXX.

Winter 2022 semester is open for application as of May 1, 2021.

Given current English upgrading options available, please apply all applicants with a minimum IELTS 5.5 (no band score below 5.0) or equivalent.

Visit the international application for more information.  

Please note the following: i) there is no guarantee of an offer of admission for the semester applied to, and ii) due to the high volume of applications received, please expect a longer than normal delay in processing applications. In some cases, depending upon the program applied to, processing can take up to six weeks.


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 on this document. If you do not have a last name, please leave this field blank. UFV automatically assigns a period or dot (.) to those applicants who do not have a legal last name in their passport.
  • Agency information: If an agent in your country is helping you apply, please enter their Agency ID number, or better yet, ask your agent to apply on your behalf.
  • Language information: Enter your English language score.   
  • Education information: List your high school and all colleges or universities you have attended.

Please note, a completed application, or an application that meets all academic & non-academic requirements, does not guarantee an offer of admission.


Upload all necessary documents

For a complete application, please upload the following transcripts along with your official English language test score or acceptable equivalent:

High School Applicants please provide a copy of:

  • Your high school transcript(s) and proof of graduation if you have graduated from high school, or a copy of your interim high school transcript(s) if you are currently in high school.
  • If you are currently studying in a high school outside of Canada you will be required to provide your final high school transcript and proof of graduation in August, or at the latest, before fall classes begin.
  • If you are currently studying in a BC high school or BC high school offshore, please provide your Personal Education Number (PEN) in your application. UFV can download your interim and final transcripts if you have provided permission for release of your grades to UFV for one year at the Ministry of Education website.  The deadline to receive your final high transcript and proof of graduation is August 3.
  • Your English language score (TOEFL, IELTS, LPI, DET). To have your TOEFL iBT score sent automatically to UFV use code 9736 when you take the test.
  • Your passport.
  • NOTE: India interim high school applicants please submit a copy of your Grade 11 transcript. India CBSE high school graduates please upload a copy of your Admit or Examination card.

Post-Secondary Applicants please provide a copy of:

  • Your high school transcript(s).
  • Your post-secondary transcript(s) from all institutions attended. Please note that evaluation of previous post-secondary credit is a requirement for admission to some programs. If your official post-secondary transcript(s) are required a document evalution fee will be charged to your student account.
  • If you have completed a degree, your application will be reviewed under the Subsequent and Concurrent Bachelor Degree Policy. Please note that you will be asked to complete the Subsequent Degree Declaration Form within the application process when selecting your program of study. If you missed this step in the application process, please complete the form and send it as soon as possible to
  • Your English language score (TOEFL, IELTS, LPI). To have your TOEFL iBT score sent automatically to UFV use code 9736 when you take the test.
  • Your passport.

Didn't upload all the required documents for a complete application?  Send the documents in an attachment to and we will add them to your application.


Pay your application fee

When you have completed your online application, you will be prompted to pay a non-refundable application fee of $150 CAD for all undergraduate and post-baccalaureate programs, $250 CAD for all graduate certificates and diplomas, and master's degree programs. Find out how to pay.


How can I check the status of my application?

Once you have submitted your completed application (all required documents uploaded) and paid the application fee, you can check the status of your application by logging on to the Applicant Portal.  Please remember to use your UFV temporary ID G00XXXXXX number and the unique PIN you created when you completed your application.  If you forget your PIN, or have locked yourself out of the portal, please contact who will reset your PIN so you can log in again.

Please note that UFV prioritizes the processing of completed applications for the upcoming semester.  


Send your official documents

With submission of a complete application, Admissions will contact qualified applicants by e-mail about the next step required to receive an offer of admission.

NEW! For Winter 2022 applicants, the offer of admission will ask for your full tuition & fee deposit and your official transcript(s) within 8 weeks of the receipt of your offer letter.



Pay your tuition and fee deposit

Pay your tuition and fee deposit and provide any outstanding, final, official documents as detailed in your offer of admission to receive your official letter of acceptance and secure your seat at UFV.
The weblink website in your offer of admission will provide a detailed breakdown of your tuition and fee deposit and the weblink How to Pay will also list payment options.  With timely receipt of your payment and any outstanding official documents, UFV will confirm and finalize your admission and send your official letter of acceptance. View more information about tuition and fees.

You will receive an email from UFV Admissions once you have been admitted to UFV with your official letter of acceptance and receipt. The e-mail will have instructions on how to log on for the first time to your myUFV account. Now that you are a UFV student you need to log in to your myUFV account and review your e-mails on a regular basis. Important information and updates are communicated to your e-mail within your myUFV account.


Apply for your study permit

Include your official letter of acceptance and receipt in your online application for a Canadian Study Permit. Check the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for the nearest 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 legal residents in India, China, Vietnam, Morocco, Pakistan, Senegal and the Philippines who apply and meet the requirements under the Study Permit - Study Direct Stream (SDS).


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