Writing the Certification Exam

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

The next available exam sitting is January 19-20, 2017. The exam will be available at test centres across Canada. It is a 4-hour, 185-question exam.

The January exam will be delivered as a computer-based test. The exam registration deadline is October 14, 2016. On October 17, all candidates registered for the January exam will receive e-mail instructions for test centre selection and payment of test centre fee of $145.32 plus applicable taxes. Please ensure certification@camrt.ca is on your safe e-mail list.

Important: due to the transition to computer-based testing, registration is not yet open for the May 2017 and September 2017 exams. Registration for these exams will be available immediately after the delivery of the January 2017 exam – please watch this page for updates. Starting with the May 2017 exam, the certification exam fee will be $840; this includes access to a 100-item practice exam.

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 registering 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 registering to write the exam.

Please log in and complete the online application form, which is due approximately 3 months before the exam. Completed applications and fees for the certification exams must be received at CAMRT by the application deadline noted in the chart below. All applicable fees must accompany the application. Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.

Once payment is processed, you will receive an e-mail confirming registration for exam.

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