Career and Financial Resources for International Professionals
This free and interactive online course, offered by CPA Canada, teaches valuable job search and workplace skills to help you achieve success in the Canadian accounting field.
CPA Ontario works closely with immigrant-serving agencies and community organizations to support international professionals navigate the CPA process and transition their education and experience to become CPAs. Find out more about their services.
These organizations provide loans up to $15,000 to individuals who want to have their foreign credentials recognized in Canada. For more information and eligibility criteria, follow the links to contact the providers below.
WILL Employment Solutions
The Internationally Trained Worker (ITW) Loan Program delivered through WILL Access provides access to the funds necessary to complete foreign credential recognition.
The ACCESS Community Capital Fund Loan Program helps internationally educated professionals relaunch their careers in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area with funding for tuition, courses and exams, and professional certificates.
Achēv is a not-for-profit corporation that delivers employment, settlement and language services in the communities they serve. Achev provides access to Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program.
The Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) partners with the Government of Canada, World Skills, OCISO and LASSA to deliver a Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Program. This program offers funding and essential career resources such as one-on-one career counselling, mentorship and credential assessment assistance.
Windmill Microlending is a Canadian charity that offers skilled newcomers low-interest microloans to pay for the cost of licensing and credentials.