Clearing Admission Conditions

After accepting your admission offer, use the following required steps to clear your admission conditions:

Please refer to your official admission letter provided in your GSMS application portal to review the condition(s) of admission and your document submission deadline.

Option 1: Physical documents from institutions

The granting institution can provide an official certified hard copy with a fresh-ink institutional stamp of your documents directly to us in a sealed envelope to the Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS).

If English translations are required, and your institution does not provide English documents, English translations must be a literal word-for-word translation of the original; no information may be left out, altered, or added. These translations must be fresh-ink stamped and signed by an official, verifiable translator.

These documents can be sent to the following address:

Graduate Admissions
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies
2-29 Triffo Hall
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2E1

Optional 2: Electronic documents from institutions

We may accept E-Documents directly from the institution if the documents are sent directly from the registrar’s office or equivalent from the issuing institution to the Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) to the following email address The documents must be clear, readable, and sent in a PDF format. Please ensure your name and 7-digit University of Alberta student ID number are included in the email(s).

In order to accept an electronic document directly from an institution, we must be able to verify that email address on the institution’s website.

Note: We are unable to accept any emailed documents for clearing conditions directly from students.

Option 3: Digital Verification Platforms

We can accept documents via the following digital platforms. This is a fast and accurate way to get the documents to us.


myCreds for North American documents.

*For MyCreds please use the option of sending the documents to us via email to rather than using the dropdown menu.

My eQuals

My eQuals for New Zealand and Australia.

Digitary CORE

Digitary CORE for UK universities.


Parchment for credential requests.

National Student Clearinghouse

Natural Student Clearinghouse for documents from the United States.

e-Government (e-Devlet)

e-Government (e-Devlet) for Türkiye

Each issuing institution sets its own parameters, so IF you have options for the following fields, please follow the guidelines below:

Name: Please use your full name (First and Last).

Deadline: Please ensure the document is accessible to us for a minimum of 6 months.

Email: Please have the document sent to

PIN: If you are asked to set a PIN, please send it via email to this address ( immediately after ordering your transcripts to ensure we have the information we need to open your document.

Pakistan and India

Marksheets from India and Pakistan should be official certified hard copies issued individually, one semester per page, as we do not accept consolidated transcripts. Marksheets must be issued from the issuing institution’s Registrar Office or equivalent with an institutional fresh-inked stamp. In the case that your institution does not issue marksheets and was verified by the Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) at the time of your admission, please provide your consolidated transcript.

There could be additional information on your admission letter pertaining to the following:

  1. GPA or Program Requirements: These requirements are generally managed at the department level. Please check with your department if you have any questions about the requirements related to GPA, academic standing, or completion of certain courses.