Before applying, check that you meet the entrance requirements. You can become an ELS student if:
- English is not your primary language;
- you have completed Grade 12 or equivalent OR you are 19 years of age or older before the first day of classes; AND
- you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (landed imigrant). Some exceptions may be made in certain instances, primarily for those who are refugee claimants whose claims have been accepted and who have been grandted protected persons or convention refugee status.