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What is CELPIP?

The Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) is a general English language proficiency test. The CELPIP Test allows test takers to demonstrate their ability to function in English.

The test clearly, accurately, and precisely assesses a test taker's English abilities in a variety of everyday situations, such as communicating with co-workers and superiors in the workplace, interacting with friends, understanding newscasts, and interpreting and responding to written materials.

There are two types of CELPIP tests to choose from. CELPIP - General Test evaluates test taker's English speaking, reading, listening, and writing skills and is used for permanent residence applications and professional designations. CELPIP - General LS Test evaluates test taker's English speaking and listening skills and is used for citizenship applications and professional designation. 

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Why Takes CELPIP?

Single 3-Hour

Test Sitting

Done in just one sitting and includes features such as a personal timer, word counter, and spell-check

Single North

American Accent

Easy-to-understand English and vocabulary taken from everyday situations


Online Results

Available online in just 4 to 5 calendar days after the test date

Free Study Materials

Free sample tests, videos, online information sessions, preparation courses, and webinars


Register for your Test

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