There are only a few simple steps to apply to colleges via Direct Apply!

1) Add programs

First, go to the Direct Apply tab from the left hand side menu and click on "Search Program" to choose your preferred programs to apply to.

You will be directed to Universities search page which consists of Direct Apply programs. Click on "Apply" for the program you are interested in.

Click on "Add Application" button and it will be added to your Direct Apply list.

2) Fill out application forms

Head back to Direct Apply at the side menu and click on "Complete application" button to start filling in the application form.

An application form will now appear where some fields will be pre-filled based on the data provided in your profile information page. You can also check your progress through the colour coded status bar.

The form is divided into several sections:

  1. Personal details

  2. Contact and residency details

  3. Nationality details

  4. English language skills

  5. Finance and Funding

  6. Education

  7. Guardian details

  8. Declarations and permissions

  9. Documents upload

Personal, Contact, Guardian, Residency and Nationality details
These section includes Personal information, address, contact details, and guardian information.

English language skills

This section requires you to fill in any english language tests that you have taken.


This part of the form requests for your current school and test details. Again, if the information is already available in your Cialfo profile, it will be auto-populated in the form. Please see below video for more information on how to go about filling up the Education section.


You can upload documents such as passport, visa, transcripts, English language certificate, etc with a passport being a mandatory document from the student's side.

Once you have uploaded all documents and completed all the required fields, you will see a green tick at the side indicating that the form has been completed.

3) Review

Click on "Review and Submit" button to review the whole application.

4) Submit for Counselor Review

5) Pay application fees (if required)

Some colleges require you to pay an application fee. Click on the pay application fee button and follow the steps to complete the payment.

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