Please make all tuition payments payable to The Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED).
Tuition payments can be made by:
- Online bill payment
- Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
- Wire Transfer
The PREP tuition fee can be paid as a one-time lump sum payment, or students may select the payment plan option. To view the detailed cost structure, visit program cost. Please note that students will not receive access to PREP materials until their tuition fee payment(s) has been processed. Students are encouraged to submit their tuition fee payment(s) before the due dates to avoid delays in PREP materials being released.
To avoid delays in receiving access to program materials, include student information such as name and student number when making a payment with your bank. We ask that firms send an email to email@example.com after submitting tuition fees to include the following details:
- Student’s full name(s) and CPLED student number(s)
- Amount of payment to be applied to each student
- Invoice number(s) to apply to the payment
- Date payment was made
CPLED has contacted all major Canadian banks to register them as approved CPLED payees. If you bank with a financial institution that does not yet recognize CPLED as a payee, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition fee payment due dates for PREP 2023/2024
- Phase one: Foundation Modules – Wednesday, July 12, 2023
- Phase two: Foundation Workshops – Wednesday, September 6, 2023
- Phase three: Virtual Law Firm – Wednesday, October 25, 2023
- Phase four: Capstone – Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Frequently Asked Questions
Upon completion of student registration, an invoice will be generated that can be printed. Invoices are made out to students individually. CPLED will not combine or change invoices to be made out to firms. Please note that students will not receive access to PREP materials until their tuition payment(s) has been processed.
Online bill payment is a fast and secure way to make a payment with a Canadian bank account. Payments are processed through your financial institution’s own banking service.
- Log on to your bank’s online system
- Create a payee profile. Add “The Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education” or “CPLED” as a payee on your bill payment profile (name will vary from bank to bank)
- Enter your account information. Your account number is located at the top of your invoice and is your three or four-digit student number, for example, 1532.
- Allow for processing time. It may take up to five business days for online payments to be processed.
For support on setting up online payment, contact your financial institution.
To remit funds via EFT:
- Complete the EFT transaction using CPLED’s banking institution information, located on your PREP tuition fee invoice.
- Send CPLED an email at email@example.com indicating the invoice number(s) and account(s) that your payment should be applied to.
Your financial institution may charge a fee to complete an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). It is your responsibility to pay that fee and ensure the full amount due to CPLED is remitted.
To remit funds via wire transfer?
- Complete the wire transfer transaction using CPLED’s banking institution information, located on your PREP tuition fee invoice.
- Send CPLED an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of the official payment receipt from your financial institution.
Your financial institution may charge a fee to complete a wire transfer. It is your responsibility to pay that fee and ensure the full amount due to CPLED is remitted.
It can take from three to five business days for CPLED to receive and process an online bill payment, EFT payment, or wire transfer. We strongly encourage students to submit their tuition fee payments before the deadline as they will not receive access to PREP materials until their payment has been processed.
Unfortunately no, the manual process required to process cheque payments can be timely, costly and outweighs their effectiveness.
Unfortunately no, the cost to administer credit card transactions is costly, thus in an effort to keep tuition fees affordable, we have opted to not accept credit card payments.
Unfortunately, CPLED is not set up to accept e-Transfer payments.
CPLED invoices are made out to students individually as the student is legally liable to pay their invoice. Therefore, if a student’s firm is submitting payment on behalf of their student and the firm is GST exempt, the GST portion of the student’s invoice must still be paid. CPLED will not combine or change invoices to be made out to firms.