Writing the Certification Exam

The certification exam is offered three (3) times a year. Exam sittings are scheduled in January, May and September at exam centres across Canada.

The registration deadline for the September 2016 exam sitting is June 10. The date(s), the format of exam delivery (paper-based or computer-based) and the exam centre selection for the September 2016 exam will be announced on June 30, 2016.

The exam will be written during the week of September 12-16. It will be a 4-hour, 185-question exam. On June 30, registered exam candidates will receive an e-mail notice with exam information and instructions to log into the CAMRT account to select an exam centre.

If you are a student member with CAMRT, you already have a user account set up for you. Retrieve your CAMRT ID and password before applying online.

If you are not a CAMRT member and have never registered for a CAMRT certification exam or a CAMRT continuing professional development course, you will need to click here to create a new account before applying to write.

Please log in and complete the online application form. Completed applications and fees for certification exams must be submitted by the application deadline noted in the exam schedule chart below. Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.

Note: CAMRT is transitioning to computer-based testing. Information about this transition will be published here as soon as it applies to an upcoming sitting.

Examination Dates and Fees
Post-exam Comments
Special Needs Accommodation
Additional Administrative Fees
Obtaining Your Examination Results