Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program

Financial Loan Plus one-on-one career counselling for internationally Trained Individuals to get their career started in Canada

Eligibility Criteria

  • You are a Permanent Resident, Canadian Citizen or Convention Refugee, who is legally permitted to work in Canada

  • You have obtained education and related work experience outside of Canada

  • You are seeking to have your credentials recognized in Canada OR undertaking training for an alternative career (or both)

  • You have demonstrated financial need and a lack of access to comparable financial resources

  • You reside in Peel Region, Toronto, Halton Region or Hamilton

Loan Features

  • NO Credit History Required*

  • A Loan up to $15,000 *

  • Competitive Low-Interest Rate

  • Repayment Terms From 1-4 Years

  • NO Hidden Fees

* Eligibility and established service criteria applies

Career Counselling

A Career & Training Counsellor will assist you with:

  • Developing Your Career Action Plan

  • Developing Your Learning Plan

  • Job Search Tools and Strategies

  • FInding Interim Employment

  • FInding a Related Job in Your Targeted Section/Occupation

Expenses Covered By the Loan

  • Qualification Assessment Fee

  • Association and Exam Fees

  • Short Term Bridge Training

  • Books and Course Materials

  • Travel Expenses

  • Living Expenses