CELPIP General Test

The CELPIP General test is accepted by IRCC, Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council, and the Real Estate Council of British Columbia. In CELPIP General Test, the candidate is monitored on his/her Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking skills.

The CELPIP-General Test is a popular exam taken by those who want to prove English language proficiency while applying for permanent resident status in Canada under the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Start-up Visa Program, Canadian Experience Class (CEC) and numerous Provincial Nominee Programs. This test is also suitable for those looking for employment. CELPIP-General Test is approved by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

CELPIP-General LS Test

The CELPIP-General LS Test analyses the functional Listening and Speaking proficiency of the candidate. This test LS is given by those who need to prove listening and speaking proficiency for getting Canadian citizenship. It takes almost 3 hours to complete CELPIP General Test and it can be done in one sitting with no separate speaking session.


Registration for the CELPIP Test can be done in three ways:

  • Online
  • Through mail
  • In-person

Online registration

Those who are residing outside Canada and will be giving the exam outside Canada only, need to register online.

  • Make sure you have the authentic identity document.
  • You required a valid credit/debit card to make an online payment.

Steps for online registration of CELPIP Test

  • Visit the official website of the CELPIP.
  • Submit all your necessary details.
  • Select the test date and center.
  • Make an online payment.

Registration fee

The registration fee for the CELPIP Test is INR 10845 plus taxes.

CELPIP Registration Form (PDF) – Registration through this form can be done within Canada only.

To register for a CELPIP Test, candidates need to make payment through Money order. Registration for the CELPIP test closes one business day before the test date or if the sitting is full, whichever is earlier.

Express Rating Fee:

Express Rating – General Test

$100.00 CAD + tax

($150.00 CAD + tax for international testing)

Express Rating – General LS Test

$70.00 CAD + tax

Regular Rating – General Test and — General LS Test