Referrals and Applications
To apply for the WES Gateway Program, eligible individuals need to be referred by a designated referral partner.
The WES Gateway Program is currently available to individuals who:
- Possess at least one piece of credible evidence issued by their academic institution
- Were educated in one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Syria, Türkiye, Ukraine, and Venezuela
- Are referred to WES by a designated U.S. partner organization
Note: Whenever possible, WES recommends that applicants use its standard evaluation process. If you are able to submit standard country-specific required documents, please start your application here.
WES works with partner organizations across the U.S. to refer individuals to the WES Gateway Program. These referral organizations confirm the eligibility of prospective applicants, submit documents for evaluation, and provide additional information. Please note, referral partner organizations may have additional criteria when determining which individuals are eligible for their services, including Gateway referrals.
For more information contact us (select “WES Gateway Program” as the question category).