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Confirmation

If you have been ruled eligible by the Royal College to write an exam, you will receive a notice of registration by email. Once you have received this notice of registration, you can register for your exam by completing the registration online only.

Registration deadlines:

Late registrations will not be accepted.

Note: When registering, please pay close attention to your choice of language and location of the exam, as no changes will be considered.

Registration information


Specialty-specific forms

The registration information and payment link will be sent to you by e-mail once you have been deemed eligible. Payment can be submitted online only.

Royal College Examination Number

To register for your exam, you will also be required to include your Royal College Examination Number, which was assigned to you when you applied for Training assessment. This number will be required for all correspondence with the Royal College (email and telephone).

Exam fees

By submitting your registration form, you are authorizing the Royal College to charge the exam fee to your credit card. Fees paid to the Royal College for exams can be claimed as a non-refundable tuition tax credit.

Assessment fees to determine eligibility to write Royal College exams are also included in the tax credit. Tax receipts are issued for the year the exam is written regardless of when the fee was actually paid.

Update your contact information

Please ensure you provide the Royal College with your current contact information. You can update your contact information via the secure Royal College website (log in using your member identification number) or coa@royalcollege.ca.

Withdrawal from exams

In 2021, candidates can withdraw from the

  • written exam up to 24 hours before the start of the exam with a full refund for any COVID-19 related reason, including concerns of transmission.
  • applied/oral exam up to 24 hours before the start of the exam with a 50% refund for any COVID-19 related reason, including travel restrictions and concern of transmission

To withdraw from your exam, please email us at candidates@royalcollege.ca

Note that a withdrawal does not count as a failure

Contact us:
You can contact us by email at candidates@royalcollege.ca or call us toll-free: 1-800-668-3740 ext. 278 or 419

We recognize exams are a stressful experience and that we are in unprecedented times. The Royal College is committed to communicating with you in a respectful, professional and civil manner. Similarly, we ask the same courtesy is provided to our employees. Thank you!