What is the difference between the
CELPIP - General and CELPIP - General LS?

There are two types of CELPIP tests to choose from. Make sure to confirm which version of the test you are required to take

CELPIP - General Test

$280 + Taxes

Evaluates test taker’s English speaking, reading, listening, and writing skills and is used for permanent residence applications and professional designations.
Single 3 Hour Test Sitting
Takes approximately 3 hours to complete and can be done in one sitting with no separate speaking session
IRCC Approved for PR Status
The CELPIP General Test is the IRCC approved test for Permanent Residence applications
Computer Delivered
Includes features such as a personal timer, word counter, and spell-check
Quick Online Results
Available online in just 4 to 5 calendar days after the test date

CELPIP - General LS Test

$195 + Taxes

Evaluates test taker’s English speaking and listening skills, and is used for citizenship applications and professional designation.
Single 1 Hour Test Sitting
Takes approximately 1 hour to complete and can be done in one sitting with no separate speaking session
IRCC Approved for Citizenship Status
The CELPIP General LS Test is the IRCC approved test for Canadian citizenship applications
Computer Delivered
Includes features such as a personal timer, word counter, and spell-check
Quick Online Results
Available online in just 4 to 5 calendar days after the test date

Our Upcoming Test Sittings

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Shows 10 out of 28 options
LS
Friday,
Sep 25
11:00 AM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$195
sold out
General
Friday,
Sep 25
02:00 PM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$280
available
General
Saturday,
Sep 26
09:30 AM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$280
available
LS
Saturday,
Sep 26
02:00 PM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$195
sold out
General
Sunday,
Sep 27
09:30 AM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$280
available
General
Friday,
Oct 2
09:30 AM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$280
available
General
Saturday,
Oct 3
09:30 AM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$280
available
LS
Saturday,
Oct 3
02:00 PM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$195
available
General
Sunday,
Oct 4
09:30 AM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$280
available
General
Friday,
Oct 16
09:30 AM
Ashton Testing Services
1190 Melville Street / Suite 410, Buzzer 410
$280
available

Ashton Testing Services

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
Saturday
5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PT
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

Ashton Testing Services

1190 Melville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
This test centre is located in Suite 410 (buzzer 410).

About Ashton Testing Services

 

Ashton Testing Services, an award-winning testing centre, partners with the biggest names in testing and examinations, including Prometric, Pearson VUE Select, Paragon and Yardstick. We specialize in professional high-stakes testing and administer over 200 examinations, tests, and assessments, including CELPIP and CAEL. ATS accommodates both online and paper-based exams through our two convenient testing centres in Vancouver and Abbotsford.

We have weekly slots for both CELPIP and CAEL at both our locations:

  • CELPIP-General – Accepted for permanent residence applications and professional designations.
  • CELPIP-LS – Accepted for Citizenship applications.
  • CAEL CE – Accepted for post-secondary school admissions in Canada.

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Parking Directions 

 

The downtown Vancouver centre is located at 410-1190 Melville St. (corner of Melville and Bute). This centre is close to two public parking facilities.

 

Prep Options

 

We don’t currently offer a CELPIP preparation program at our location. To purchase study materials, visit the CELPIP online store.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What can we help you with?
CELPIP
When I took CELPIP, I found it was like speaking English in real life. You speak every day with your boss and with your friends, and the CELPIP Test represents those every-day, real-life language situations.
- Rafaela B., CELPIP Test Taker
CELPIP
I had taken other English language proficiency before, and CELPIP was more relatable to me. All of the questions were situations I was familiar with from daily life, and were like conversations I had experienced personally.
- Chrisna D., CELPIP Test Taker
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