Contact Us

Before you make an appointment at WELARC, read these common questions.

To make an appointment, you can:

  • NEW! Use our online Appointment and Information Tool to register:

  • call WELARC at 204-943-5387 and leave a clear message with your name, phone number, and reason for calling

  • email and include your name, phone number, and reason for emailing

We will return your phone call or email as soon as possible.


  • come to 275 Portage Avenue floor 4 from 10:00am-11:45am OR 2:00pm-3:30pm

Bring your:

  • immigration document (PR card OR landing paper, OR work permit)


  • something with your address (health card, driver's license or rental lease)

🏢 Address

Winnipeg English Language Assessment and Referral Centre

400-275 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

R3B 2B3

We recommend you come to WELARC by bus, walk or bike. If you come by car, parking is limited and can be expensive.

Click here to find some options for parking.

📞 Phone

Phone: (204) 943-5387

Fax: (204) 943-9614


🕘 Office Hours

Monday 8:30am-4:30pm

Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm

Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm

Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm in person

5:00pm-8:00pm online *limited appointments available*

Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

The office is closed on these holidays:

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 Staff Day

Friday, November 11, 2022 Remembrance Day

Friday, December 23, 2022 - Monday, January 2 Holiday Closure