What is the CELPIP?

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What is the difference between the CELPIP - General and CELPIP - 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
"Single ___ Hour Sitting"
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CELPIP - 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 - LS test is the IRCC approved test for Canadian citizenship applications
"IRCC Approved for ____"
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CELPIP - General total test time is about 3 hours and is done in one sitting
Listening
Listen to passages and answer questions
47–55 minutes
Reading
Read passages and answer questions
55–60 minutes
Writing
Respond to questions with written answers
53–60 minutes
Speaking
Reply to on-screen prompts verbally
15–20 minutes
CELPIP - LS total test time is about 1h10m and is done in one sitting
Listening
Listen to passages and answer questions
47–55 minutes
Reading
Read passages and answer questions
15–20 minutes

Upcoming Test Dates

Click the register now to sign up for the test. Make sure you have your piece of ID and sign up for an account.
Shows 12 out of 1642 options
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Ashton Testing Services
$280
available
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Ashton Testing Services Abbotsford
$280
available
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Bow Valley College
$280
sold out
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Canadian Vocational Training Centre
$280
sold out
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Global Village Vancouver
$280
available
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina
$280
available
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Sprott Shaw College - Richmond Campus
$280
available
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Sprott Shaw College - Terminal Campus
$280
available
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Test Center USA - West Houston
$285
available
General
Saturday, November 16
09:00 AM
Yukon College
$280
sold out
General
Saturday, November 16
09:30 AM
Precise Solutions Calgary
$280
available
General
Saturday, November 16
09:30 AM
Stafford House - Chicago
$285
available

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.
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I appreciated the availability of test dates for CELPIP, and found it convenient and inexpensive compared to other English proficiency tests.
- Aashima, CELPIP - General LS Test Taker
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What I liked most about the CELPIP was that you can do the test on the computer, it uses Canadian English, and the results are released quickly!
- Alinsson, CELPIP - General Test Taker
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