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APPROVED LANGUAGE TESTS

Approved Language Tests

You can arrange to take a language test from any of the following approved organizations:

English Tests

French Tests

Equivalency Charts

Once you have taken a language test from an approved organization, you can see how many points you will earn:

  1. If you took an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test;
     
  2. If you took the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP); or
     
  3. If you took a Test d'Evaluation de Francais.

Test Score Equivalency Chart: International English Language Testing System

Level Points
(per ability)
Test Results for each Ability
Speaking Listening Reading Writing
High
(CLB/SLC 8-12)
First Official Language: 4 7.0 - 9.0 7.0 - 9.0 7.0 - 9.0 7.0 - 9.0
Second Official Language: 2
Moderate
(CLB/SLC 6-7)
2 5.0 - 6.9 5.0 - 6.9 5.0 - 6.9 5.0 - 6.9
Basic
(CLB/SLC 4-5)
1
(to a maximum of 2)
4.0 - 4.9 4.0 - 4.9 4.0 - 4.9 4.0 - 4.9
No
(CLB/SLC 0-3)
0 Less than 4.0 Less than 4.0 Less than 4.0 Less than 4.0

Test Score Equivalency Chart: Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program

Level Points
(per ability)
Test Results for each Ability
Speaking Listening Reading Writing
High
(CLB/SLC 8-12)
First Official Language: 4 4H
5
6
4H
5
6
4H
5
6
4H
5
6
Second Official Language: 2
Moderate
(CLB/SLC 6-7)
2 3H
4L
3H
4L
3H
4L
3H
4L
Basic
(CLB/SLC 4-5)
1
(to a maximum of 2)
2H
3L
2H
3L
2H
3L
2H
3L
No
(CLB/SLC 0-3)
0 0
1
2L
0
1
2L
0
1
2L
0
1
2L

Test Score Equivalency Chart: Test d'Evaluation de Francais

Level Points
(per ability)

Test Results for each Ability

Speaking Listening Reading Writing
High
(CLB/SLC 8-12)
First Official Language: 4 Level 5
Level 6
Level 5
Level 6
(271-360 points)
Level 5
Level 6
(226-300 points)
Level 5
Level 6
Second Official Language: 2
Moderate
(CLB/SLC 6-7)
2 Level 4 Level 4
(199-270 points)
Level 4
(166-225 points)
Level 4
Basic
(CLB/SLC 4-5)
1
(to a maximum of 2)
Level 3 Level 3
(163-198 points)
Level 3
(136-165 points)
Level 3
No
(CLB/SLC 0-3)
0 Level 0
Level 1
Level 2
Level 0
Level 1
Level 2
(0-162 points)
Level 0
Level 1
Level 2
(0-135 points)
Level 0
Level 1
Level 2

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