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Language Proficiency Tests and Certificates


You need to get your English or French language skills assessed to:

The language test determines if you meet the minimum requirements in English or French language in the four language abilities:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Listening

There are several language tests that are widely recognized. You will get a certificate of language proficiency that you can use for many purposes.

Language Proficiency Tests

You must take an English or French language test from an organization approved by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and attach the results of your test with your application.

To learn more visit the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada website.