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

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Bow Valley College

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

Bow Valley College

300 6 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, AB T2G 0G5, Canada
Lower level, West Campus

About Bow Valley College

 

Welcome to Bow Valley College! We offer CELPIP General and LS sessions weekly. We provide a relaxed and modern testing facility, with friendly and highly trained staff, so you can feel comfortable during your test. Our test rooms are quiet with individual private test cubicles, adjustable chairs and keyboards trays and headsets. All clients are provided with secure lockers to stow personal belongings. Washrooms and a water fountain are located on the same floor as our test rooms, next to our client waiting area.

We look forward to seeing you! 

 

Parking Directions 

 

We are located in the lower level of Bow Valley College West Campus in downtown Calgary. We are within one block of the City Hall c-train station. There are a variety of street and parkade parking options in our area within short walking distances. For additional parking information, please visit here.

 

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Study Options

Thinking about taking the CELPIP?

Join one of our weekly webinars to learn about key strategies to do your best on the CELPIP. Each session is presented by an experienced instructor and CELPIP expert!

Looking for CELPIP prep materials?

From free sample tests to online self-study courses, we offer a variety of options to prepare for the CELPIP.

Want to try CELPIP for free?

Try the CELPIP 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.
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
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
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