Processing Time

*All rush requests have been suspended until further notice. (Effective August 30th, 2017) 

For General Applicants

The estimated processing time for a Basic Evaluation Assessments: four weeks from the date all required documents are received.

The estimated processing time for a Comprehensive Evaluation Assessments: seven weeks from the date all required documents are received.

For Immigration

The estimated processing time for an ECA is approximately eight weeks from the date on which all required documents are received in our office.

* Note: When ICES gives an estimated time of completion, the timelines are not calculated from the day that the client applies. They are calculated from the day that all required documents are received. Please note that this is an estimate only and is not a guarantee. Timelines may also be affected by incoming volume, additional research or inquiries required to complete the evaluation report. Lastly, processing times do not include the time it takes for mail delivery.