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Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) is an assessment tool designed to assess the English language proficiency of internationally educated nurses (IENs) who are applying for licensure in the nursing profession in Canada. CELBAN is recognized by nursing licensing bodies across Canada. Developed by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB), CELBAN is managed by a national administration centre and administered by test sites across Canada. Learn more  

  • Self assess

  • What to expect


  • The CELBAN Centre is moving July 14–18

    The CELBAN Centre is moving to a new location at 145 Wellington St. W. Our offices will be closed from 1:00 pm EST on July 14 to 8:30 am EST on July 18.  
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  • CELBAN Tip Sheets Now Available!

    The CELBAN Centre is now offering a series of free CELBAN tip sheets to support IENs as they prepare for the test. 
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