How to Apply (International)

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Step 1: Pick a Program and Confirm Availability

International admission to NBCC can be competitive, and as a result, program availability is subject to change throughout the year. Applicants should note the status of the availability prior to submitting an application.

Important: Please check Programs Open for Application before applying

Step 2: Review Program Admission Requirements

Review the admission requirements needed for your desired program.

  • An official high school transcript must be received (Please note that receiving only your diploma will not allow us to complete an evaluation on your application)
  • Other post-secondary transcripts (If Applicable)
  • Other admission documents required to assess the file (Examples: Proof of Language Requirements, Portfolio, etc.)

Step 3: Check Seat Availability or Waitlist Status of Your Program

Seat availability changes quickly throughout the application period. All applicants should check the status of available seats, or waitlisted programs, prior to applying. Refer to Programs Open for Application to see which programs have international seats available.

Step 4: Review Tuition and Fees

Review the costs associated with studying full time at NBCC.

Step 5: Submit your Application

Apply Online

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When you apply online, you must pay online. The $100 application fee (non-refundable) payment is required before submitting your application online.  [see PAYMENT OPTIONS]

Please note that your required documents can be uploaded when you submit your application online.  Upload your Official High School (Secondary School) transcript(s) as a single attachment.  If applicable, please upload an official copy of any post-secondary supporting documents such as Diplomas, Certificates and/or Transcripts as a single attachment. A transcript will assist with your application processing.  Official transcripts normally bear the sending institution’s official seal, stamp or imprint, and the original signature of the issuer.  Documents in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by notarized English translations.  NBCC reserves the right to audit random files by contacting schools to validate.  Fraudulent activity would result in admission revocation and potential legal actions.

It is important that your transcript of marks demonstrates how you meet, or are in the process of meeting, the program's admission requirements. Note: You can save & return to your application any time during the process prior to submitting it final.

Note: It will be important for you to provide an active e-mail address since many important communication pieces will be sent to you by e-mail. Ensure your email security settings are set to receive emails from NBCC. Check your junk mail if not receiving.

If you cannot apply online, contact the NBCC Admissions Team:

CUSTOMER SUPPORT – To inquire about your application status or if you need assistance with the online Application and/or related payment process, contact us at:

1-888-796-NBCC (within North America)
1-506-460-6222 (outside North America)
Send email to:

Applicants from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Gambia: please see information on submitting WAEC and/or NECO results before completing the application.

Step 6: Submit your Required Documents

Once you submit your online application; if required, go directly to the section to submit your transcripts/documentation.

Submit your official high school, college and/or university transcripts and/or further documentation for admission to certain programs. Transcripts must be translated into English from the High School and/or College and/or University you have attended. Official Transcripts can be sent via email directly to Official transcripts normally bear the sending institution’s official seal, stamp or imprint, and the original signature of the issuer.

Please Note: All submitted documents become the property of NBCC and will not be returned.

Step 7: Review Admission Process

As part of NBCC’s First Qualified, First Accepted admissions process, qualified applicants who apply first will be admitted first. To do so, applicants must submit a complete application package that will be time stamped upon receipt. [see ADMISSION PROCESS]

Step 8: Once You've Been Accepted