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Welcome to the CELBAN registration portal. CELBAN is an online exam with two components: The Speaking Interview and the Listening, Reading and Writing Exam (Computer-Based Test, CELBAN CBT). The registration system has two steps: First you must register, pay for the full exam and select and confirm a date for your Speaking Interview. Once Speaking is confirmed, you will receive a link to register for the CELBAN CBT. You must follow this link immediately and book a CELBAN CBT exam through our online delivery provider. Once you register you will receive a second confirmation, for the CELBAN CBT. You will have a choice of completing the CELBAN CBT at a test site or online with a proctor. The CELBAN Speaking Interview is currently available only online.

Important Note: The Speaking Interview and the CELBAN CBT must be completed within 2 weeks of one another.

Ensure that both your exam dates and times are in your calendar, as you are responsible for logging in at the times specified in your confirmation emails. There are no refunds for no-shows. See the CELBAN Policies & Procedures for more details.

Before you register

CELBAN is delivered in two parts: The CELBAN Speaking Test and the CELBAN Computer Based Test (CBT). The CELBAN CBT consists of the Listening, Reading, and Writing Tests.

Your CELBAN registration opens your eligibility for the two parts of the test. This form will collect your personal details. You will select a CELBAN Speaking Test appointment time. Upon submitting your registration, you will receive a confirmation email from The CELBAN Centre confirming your CELBAN Speaking Test appointment. A follow-up email will be sent to you within three (3) business days that will include a unique eligibility number and instructions that will enable you to proceed in scheduling your CELBAN CBT appointment through Prometric.

NOTE: You must complete your CELBAN CBT within 14 days of the date you are scheduled to take your CELBAN Speaking Test. This can be either within 14 days before or 14 days after the CELBAN Speaking Test date. If this timeframe is not met in completing both parts of the test, The CELBAN Centre will not validate your results and will not provide you with an Official Test Result.

Please read the following information before completing this registration form:

  • This form will take about 10 minutes to complete. You will need to complete this form in one sitting. You will not be able to save this form and return to it.
  • You must use your own personal email address when completing this form.
  • You will need to pay for your test using PayPal. You do not need to sign up for a PayPal account to do this.
  • Test accommodation requests must be submitted immediately following the submission of your registration form. Medical documentation, and any subsequent documentation must be provided.
  • If you are a returning examinee, your CELBAN exams must be at least 3 months apart. If you complete a registration for a CELBAN exam within 3 months of another, your test will be cancelled, and you will be required to pay the cancellation fee.
  • Please review our Policies and Procedures prior to registering for the exam.
Identification Requirements

You will be required to verify your identity on each of your scheduled test dates. The names that you use on this registration form must be identical to the names that appear on your photo identification. If we are not able to verify your identity on your scheduled test dates, you will not be able to complete the test.

On each of your testing dates, you will be required to provide one piece of valid government-issued identification that includes your photo and signature. Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Passport
  • Canadian Permanent Resident or Citizenship Card
  • Canadian Driver's License
  • Canadian Health Card
  • Canadian Identification Card

Important: The identification used must be original (photocopies will not be accepted), non-expired and government issued. The photo must resemble your current physical appearance. If none of your current pieces of identification meet these requirements, please contact The CELBAN Centre prior to registering.

Technology Requirements

You will need to meet all of the technological requirements laid out below in order to successfully complete CELBAN remotely. If any of the requirements are not met, you will not be able to complete CELBAN and you will not be entitled to a refund. Rescheduling will be at your own cost. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the appropriate setting and technology to complete the online exam remotely.

  • A desktop computer or a laptop computer plugged directly into a power source (dual or multiple monitor configurations are not permitted).
  • Minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 is required; however, a screen resolution of 1980 x 1020 or higher will optimize your CELBAN CBT experience if choosing to take in a remote location.
  • An external or built-in web-camera that can be used to show your test setting during the security check.
  • A wired headset that includes a good quality microphone is mandatory and must be plugged into your computer prior to entering your test appointment.
  • Internet connection speed of at least 1.5 Mbps. For the best experience, we recommend using an Ethernet cable, as this will also help reduce the risk of your connection being interrupted due to low signal strength.
  • Windows 8.1 or higher | MacOS 10.13 or higher.
  • Current version of Google Chrome.
  • Please review our Remote Test Requirements prior to registering for CELBAN, as it also details the mandatory requirements for your test setting.

Important: You must use a laptop or a desktop computer during the exam. The use of smartphones or tablets is prohibited.

Select for your Exam Date
Step 1a: Choose your Country
Step 1b: Choose your time zone
Step 2a: Choose an exam Month
Step 2b: Choose an exam Date
Step 3: Choose your exam Time
Step 4: Select your exam report options

Your CELBAN registration fees cover two reports:

Unofficial Score Report

This report is emailed to you. It contains test scores and feedback on your test performance.

Official Test Results

Contains test scores only and is sent electronically to a regulatory or educational organization of your choice.

Please send my Official Test Results:


In addition to having your Official Test Results sent to the NNAS, you may select one additional recipient organization to receive your results. Send my Official Test Results to:




To order additional transcripts contact the CELBAN Centre.

Personal Information

The name(s) provided on the registration form must match exactly (including spelling) the names on your pieces of ID. This is how it will appear on your exam results.


Contact Information

You must use your own personal, unique email address when completing this form. All correspondence, including your registration confirmation and exam results (Unofficial Score Report) will be sent to this email address.


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Confirmation

I declare that I have read and understood the information on this registration form and acknowledge that I must complete the Speaking Interview and the CELBAN CBT within 2 weeks of one another. All statements made with respect to this registration, including the use of personal information are true and complete.

I understand that misrepresentation, falsification of documents, or withholding of requested information with respect to this registration can result in cancellation of my registration for the CELBAN.

I accept that any information on falsified documents or misconduct during the examination may be shared with the NNAS and other regulatory licensing bodies across Canada.

I agree to comply with all of the regulations of the CELBAN test.