Transfer Credit

What is Transfer Credit?

Transfer credit is one type of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process at Red River College Polytechnic.

Transfer credit is the recognition of credit for courses or programs completed at another recognized post-secondary institution or in another Red River College Polytechnic program.

Transfer credits are given when the learning meets the standards required by the program in which the credit is sought. The course(s) must have been of equivalent credit hours and with equivalent learning outcomes or course content.

Learn more about the other types of RPL processes available at RRC Polytech

Who should apply?

Any student who has previous courses from another recognized post-secondary institution or a previous RRC Polytech program that may be equivalent to RRC Polytech courses.

When should you apply?

If you are in a full-time program, requests for Transfer Credit must be made as soon as possible, once your admission deposit has been paid.

For full-time programs with a Fall start date, it is strongly recommended that transfer credit requests and supporting documents be submitted by August 1.

IMPORTANT: Late applications may not be assessed prior to the start of the Fall term, which may affect registration, course add/drop deadlines, and tuition refunds.

For RRC Polytech Continuing Education programs, students must be registered in at least once course in their program of choice.

What is needed to apply?

  1. Completed transfer credit request form
  2. Transfer credit fee payment (if applicable). See below for fees.
  3. Official transcript (if not submitted with application). What is an official transcript? See Frequently Asked Questions. Please note that student copies or transcripts that have been uploaded by the student during the Admissions process will not be accepted as Official.
  4. Course outline or syllabus. What is this? See Frequently Asked Questions.

How to apply

To request transfer credit, students must submit a Transfer Credit Request form, an official transcript from the transferring institution, course outlines and the appropriate fees.

If you have already submitted an official transcript from the institution(s) please be sure to note it on the request form.

Please also review the Guide to Complete the Transfer Credit Request Form and frequently asked questions before submitting your transfer credit request.

Once you are ready to apply, email the required documentation to one of the following email addresses and make the assessment fee payment, if applicable:

For Full-time Programs:

For Part-time and Online Programs (RRC Continuing Education):

Assessment fees are payable at the time a transfer credit request is made. Payments for applicable assessment fees must be made through our Student Service Centre separately. Fee information is below.


Assessment fees are payable at the time a transfer credit request is made. Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. All fees are subject to change.

Request Type Fee
Transfer Credit Request from a Red River College Polytechnic program No fee
Transfer Credit Request from a publicly funded Manitoba post-secondary institution No fee
Transfer Credit Request from Canadian post-secondary institution located outside Manitoba $25 per course to a maximum of $125 per application
Transfer Credit Request from an international post-secondary institution $75 per course to a maximum of $375 per application

Please review the Guide to Complete the Transfer Credit Request Form and frequently asked questions before submitting the Transfer Credit Request Form.

NOTE: At this time, the following payment options are available:

To pay with a major credit card, please call the Student Service Centre:

Phone: 204-632-2327 (Monday to Friday 8:00am – 3:45pm)
Toll-free: 1-800-903-7707 (Monday to Friday 8:00am – 3:45pm)

You can also mail in a cheque or money order to the following address (please note what the payment is for):

Student Service Centre, Red River College Polytechnic
D101, Building D – 2055 Notre Dame Ave.
Winnipeg, MB, R3H 0J9

New payment option:


Transfer funds via email to If you choose this option, you must include the specific RRC Polytech program the payment is in relation to, the full name of the student or applicant, their date of birth (mm/dd/yy) and payment type (e.g. application fee payment or tuition payment) in the email message field prior to sending.