[UPDATED: January 6, 2022] Applications for 2022 are now open! Please note that due to COVID-19, your desired study abroad options may be affected. ApplyESL recommends applying well ahead of your desired start date to ensure adequate time for processing. Contact your program, or ApplyESL, to check program status, and your local embassy or consulate to confirm visa services currently available. We look forward to receiving your application!
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Admissions and Visa


Once you have selected the school you wish to attend, you will need to provide documentation which proves that you have the minimum amount of money estimated as being necessary by the school. Institutions require new students to submit proof of sufficient funding to cover the period of study you request. Acceptable forms of proof of funding are a letter from your sponsor (if applicable) and/or a bank statement from the person providing funds. You should also receive a letter or invoice from your institution stating the full cost of the course and the arrangements for payment available.

All financial documents should be in English or translated into English by a certified translator. Ask your bank to calculate and specify the foreign currency equivalent on your bank statement. Your name should be clearly indicated on each document of support. If you need to send an e-mail or letter to the school regarding the admissions process, refer to our Resource Library where there are sample letters for you to use.