Any individual or training provider who is denied the TESL Ontario certification or accreditation shall have the right to appeal TESL Ontario's decision within three months from the date the decision has been made.
Please be aware that the university degree and English language proficiency (ELP) requirements of the TESL Ontario certification application are "non-appealable" requisites.
How to File an Appeal
Print, complete, and sign “Application Form A-10: Appeals”.
- Submit the completed form along with all supporting documents to Kevin Gamble, the TESL Ontario Office Manager, by email, mail or fax.
Mailing address: Kevin Gamble, TESL Ontario Office Manager, TESL Ontario, 27 Carlton Street, Suite 405, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1L2
Appeal Review Process
The completed application form and all supporting documents are reviewed by the TESL Ontario Appeals Review team in eight weeks from the date of receipt. The applicant may be asked to submit additional information or documentation before a decision is made. As soon as the review is completed, an official decision letter is emailed or mailed to the applicant. If the appeal is granted, TESL Ontario processes the certification/accreditation application immediately. If the appeal is rejected, the applicant may submit a new certification/accreditation application to TESL Ontario. Appeals Review team’s decisions are final.
Questions? If you have any questions about the TESL Ontario appeal application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 416-593-4243, ext. 205.