Withdrawing an Application Guide

​​Applicants who no longer wish to continue through the application process can withdraw their application to the College.


​On this page, find information about:


The requirements for withdrawing an application

There is one requirement for withdrawing an application:

  1. Complete and submit the Request for Application Withdrawal Form

Are you completing the correct version of the Request for Application Withdrawal Form?

  • The correct version of the form is the version that is valid until June 30, 2018. The validity date is printed on the bottom of each page of the Request for Application Withdrawal Form.
  • Do not use any other version of the Request for Application Withdrawal Form that you may have. The College does not accept versions of forms that are submitted after their expiry date.


How to complete the application withdrawal request form

You can complete the Request for Application Withdrawal Form electronically or in writing. Click on the headings below for steps to complete the form electronically or in writing. Click on the headings below for steps to complete the form electronically or in writing.


There are three sections of the Request for Application Withdrawal Form. All sections of the form must be completed in full in order for the College to process your request to withdraw your application. Click on the headings below for instructions about how to complete each section of the form.​


How to submit your request

To submit your request to withdraw your application:

  • Review the Request for Application Withdrawal Form to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Send your completed Request for Application Withdrawal Form to the College by e-mail or mail. The College does not accept requests for application withdrawal by telephone.
    • E-mail: registration@college-ece.ca
    • Mail: College of Early Childhood Educators, 438 University Avenue, Suite 1900, Toronto, ON, M5G 2K8

Are you submitting your application withdrawal request by e-mail? If yes, note that:

  • You will receive an automatic reply to your e-mail. If you receive the automatic reply, it means that the College received your e-mail. If you do not receive the automatic reply within 24 hours, check your "junk mail" folder. If the automatic reply is not in your "junk mail" folder, re-send your e-mail or contact the College.

Are you submitting your application withdrawal request by mail? If yes, note that:

  • Postal and courier delivery times vary. Give yourself sufficient time.

What happens after you submit your request

When the College receives your Request for Application Withdrawal Form the College will:

  1. Review your Request for Application Withdrawal Form
    • If any one or more parts of the form are not completed in full, the College will not continue with processing your request to withdraw your application until you provide the missing information.
  2. Update your file at the College
    • Your application file will be updated to indicate that you withdrew your application to the College.
  3. Process a refund, if applicable for your circumstances
    • The College will process and issue you a refund for C$16​0 (i.e., the membership fee portion of the total amount you paid when you submitted your application package). All other fees that you paid are not refundable.

Once all of the above steps are complete, the College will close your application file and send you confirmation of the refund made (if applicable).

How long is the processing time for requests to withdraw an application?

  • Generally, it takes two to four weeks to process a request for withdrawing an application and issuing a refund (if applicable).
  • However, there are certain periods of the year when the College has high volumes of new applications and renewals to process. Processing times may be longer during these peak periods of activity.

Re-applying to the College in the future

If you wish to re-apply to the College in the future, you will be required to begin the application process again. You and your application will be subject to all of the registration requirements, forms, and fees in effect at the time of your re-application.


What to do if you have more questions

If you have questions about withdrawing an application, which were not answered in the information above, contact the College by telephone or e-mail.

  • Telephone: 416 961-8558 – select the option for "Registration"
  • Toll-free: 1 888 961-8558 – select the option for "Registration"
  • E-mail: registration@college-ece.ca​​