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ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada

Contact information
All customer service inquiries are handled by the test provider, Paragon Testing Enterprises. You can reach Paragon's customer service team via these channels:
Telephone Hours:
Monday to Friday
5:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PT
8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET
5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PT
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada

688 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1P1, Canada
This test centre is located on the third floor.

About ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada


Want to live, work, and study in Canada? Start your journey at the ILAC CELPIP/CAEL Test Centre.

CELPIP and CAEL were developed by Canadian-owned Paragon Testing Enterprises, a subsidiary of the University of British Columbia. If you’re applying for permanent residency or citizenship, the CELPIP Test uses the English commonly spoken in Canada. CAEL provides proof of English language proficiency when applying to post-secondary school in Canada.

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The ILAC CELPIP/CAEL Test Centre is located one block from Waterfront Station in downtown Vancouver.

There are many paid parking lots close by. Please do not use metered street parking as you will need more than the 2-hour time limit to complete your test.




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Try the CAEL test online for free without having to sign up for an account. You can experience the complete test with questions from all four skill sections.
What I liked most about the CAEL was that you can do the test on the computer, it uses Canadian English, and the results are released quickly!
- Alinsson, CAEL - Test Taker
I appreciated the availability of test dates for CAEL, and found it convenient and inexpensive compared to other English proficiency tests.
- Aashima, CAEL - Test Taker
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