Which Test Delivery Is Right for Me?
The CAEL Test is offered as a test you can take at home online or as at a test centre. Choose what works best for you.
CAEL – Online
CAEL – At a Test Centre
Approximately 3.5 hours
5 integrated components
Friday – Sunday
|Check-in Window||30 minutes after start||45 minutes before start|
|Location||Online at home||Test Centre|
|Availability||Canada, USA||Canada, USA, India, UAE, Philippines & China|
For full requirements read here.
Copy of test confirmation email
|Transfer Deadline*||48 hours before the date of the Test Session||9 days before the date of the Test Session|
|Transfer Fee*||Free!||$50 CAD (plus tax)|
|Cancellation Deadline||48 hours before the date of the Test Session||9 days before the date of the Test Session|
|Cancellation Refund||Refund of fifty percent (50%) of the fee you paid for the Test Session registration.||Refund of fifty percent (50%) of the fee you paid for the Test Session registration.|
*You can only transfer to the same test type that you are registered for (only Online to Online, and only Test Centre to Test Centre)
Please note that in order to register for and take CAEL Online you must meet all of the computer system and room requirements. You can check your computer system for compatibility using our system checker tool; however, after test registration you will be required to complete another mandatory system check inside your CAEL account before taking the test.
Learn More About Each Test Type's Requirements
Read more about each test type's requirements and what to expect on the test day
CAEL - Online
Take CAEL online anywhere in Canada and the USA.
CAEL at a Test Centre
Take CAEL in one of our 40+ test centres in our Canadian or international locations.
Have More Questions about Test Day?
To review our most frequently asked questions about CAEL, our test day procedures, and more, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below. If you have further questions about the CAEL, please contact the CAEL Office for more information.
Additional Information about CAEL Policies
For more information about our cancellation and retake policies, and to view our available forms for special accommodations and more, click below.