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World Education Services (WES) is North America’s trusted leader in credential evaluation services. Learn about the different types of reports we offer, the documents we require, and how to get started.

Track Your Status
Important Information for Applicants

Follow your progress through our credential evaluation process, access your account, upload new documents, and get help if you need it.

Sustainability & Scale
Our Social Enterprise Model

WES’ mission-driven initiatives identify where progress is needed most, while our self-funding revenue model allows us to reinvest in programs, policies, and philanthropic ventures that reflect our values.

Global Impact
Our Work With Higher Education Institutions

As the industry leader in credential evaluations, WES works directly with more than 48,000 global Higher Education Institutions in more than 200 countries, enabling life-changing outcomes for their students and alumni.

Thought Leadership
Blogs, White Papers & Research

WES publishes original data-driven research, case studies, surveys, policy papers, and articles that reflect WES’ expertise and mission; WES’ publications focus on international education, global mobility, economic opportunity, the future of work, and more.

Get your credential evaluation in three simple steps!

1

Submit your application and receive your WES reference number.

2

Read our document requirements and send in your documents.

3

We verify your credentials, create your report, and deliver it to your recipients.

The WES Mariam Assefa Fund

The WES Mariam Assefa Fund is the only philanthropic initiative focused exclusively on economic inclusion and mobility for immigrants and refugees in North America. The fund fosters collaboration, experimentation, and innovation, awarding grants for projects that empower immigrant leaders, improve employer practices, enhance worker skills, and build more inclusive economies.

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WES Global Talent Bridge

WES Global Talent Bridge highlights the issue of immigrant and refugee community integration. WES Global Talent Bridge works with policy makers, training providers, social and professional networks, and employers to identify and remove individual and structural barriers that inhibit successful integration.

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About WES

World Education Services (WES) is a globally-recognized social enterprise dedicated to helping internationally-educated people find meaningful roles in U.S. and Canadian communities and academic institutions through rigorous credential evaluations, immigrant integration and refugee advocacy, and mission-driven philanthropy.

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Our Work in Global Mobility

From credential evaluations and immigrant integration programs, to the WES Gateway Program for refugees who need to recreate missing credentials, WES is committed to helping people move around the world and ahead in their lives, and to helping communities discover and benefit from the skills of their immigrant members.

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Digital Innovation

WES’ credential evaluation process is fully digitized; we accept and evaluate direct server-to-server files from partner institutions, dramatically improving turn-around times, streamlining tasks for institutions, and creating permanent digital credential portfolios for applicants.

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Why Choose WES?

Fast Service

We can complete your evaluation in seven business days after we receive and approve all your documents.

Trusted Evaluations

We have provided more than 3 million evaluations to international students and professionals.

Unmatched Resources

We have a diverse staff and a custom-built database that contains over 46 years of research.

Success Stories

Kunle Ifesanya

Architect and urban development specialist Kunle Ifesanya discusses how WES credential evaluations, tools, and resources helped him achieve his professional goals in the U.S.

“The WES evaluation is like saying, ‘Okay, she has the equivalent grade point in the U.S., although she received her grades in a different country.’ WES gave me confidence and assured me that my education was worth something.”

“When the opportunity to participate in the Skilled Immigrant Integration Program (SIIP) came, we immediately decided to apply. SIIP really catalyzed everything we were trying to accomplish.”