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Exam Dates & Locations

Fall 2024 Registration Examination

The next registration examination will be held in Fall 2024.

Applications for the Fall 2024 registration examination will be processed from May 1, 2024.

The deadline for the application, including related documents and payment, must be received by 12 pm (noon) PDT on Friday, May 31, 2024.

Candidates are required to complete three components of the registration examination:

  • Online exam: Clinical Knowledge & Theory
  • Performance-Based Assessment (practical exam)
  • Online exam: Law, Ethics and Professionalism

Theory Exam: Clinical Knowledge & Theory


  • September 11, 2024 or
  • September 12, 2024

Time: Three hours


  • Metro Vancouver
  • Kelowna
  • Victoria

The exam is held in a proctored computer lab. Venue details will be provided by email to exam candidates prior to the exam date.

Performance Based Assessment

Candidates can choose to attend the Performance Based Assessment (PBA) on any one of the dates in the following weeks:

  • September 16-20, 2024 OR
  • September 23–27, 2024 OR
  • October 1–4, 2024

The PBA will be held in Burnaby (Metro Vancouver). Venue information will be provided by email to exam candidates prior to their exam date.

Law, Ethics and Professionalism (LEP)

The Law, Ethics and Professionalism course and exam are in the process of being updated to ensure that candidates from all streams of entry have a shared knowledge base of jurisprudence, ethical decision-making, communications, and professionalism reflecting the requirements for massage therapy practice in BC.

Candidates will be enrolled in the online Law, Ethics and Professionalism (LEP) course in July 2024.

Candidates are advised to begin the Law, Ethics and Professionalism course at their earliest opportunity.

Completion of the 7-module online course by 12 PM (noon) PDT on Monday, September 30, 2024, is a prerequisite to the online LEP exam.

The exam is held in a proctored computer lab.


  • October 3, 2024, OR
  • October 4, 2024

Time: 90 minutes


  • Kelowna


  • October 8, 2024 OR
  • October 9, 2024

Time: 90 minutes


  • Metro Vancouver
  • Victoria

Venue details will be provided by email to exam candidates prior to the exam date.

Accommodation (related to disabilities)

If you require accommodation for a documented disability, please submit your request for accommodation by the application deadline, May 31, 2024. For forms and instructions, see CMTBC’s Policy on Accommodating Candidates with Disabilities.

Summary of Important Dates, Fall 2024 registration examination

  • May 31, 2024, 12 PM (noon) PDT: deadline for application and payment of exam fees and applications for accommodation
  • September 11 OR 12, 2024: Clinical Knowledge and Theory Exam, Metro Vancouver, Kelowna, and Victoria
  • September 16-20, 2024, OR September 23–27, 2024, OR October 1–4, 2024: Performance-Based Assessment, Burnaby (Metro Vancouver)
  • October 3 OR 4, 2024: Law, Ethics and Professionalism online exam, Kelowna
  • October 8 OR 9, 2024: Law, Ethics and Professionalism online exam, Metro Vancouver and Victoria

Enhanced Safety Protocols

The safety of all persons involved in the registration examination is paramount. Enhanced safety protocols are followed, to minimize the risk of transmission of communicable diseases. Safety protocols are consistent with public health and safety guidance provided by BC’s Provincial Health Officer and the BC Centre for Disease Control.

If you have any questions regarding the above, please email [email protected] or call 604.736.3404 ext. 102 (toll free in North America at 1.877.321.3404 ext. 102).

CMTBC Registration Examination

CMTBC’s registration examination is generally held twice a year: once in late winter/spring and once in late summer/fall.

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