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Exam Dates & Locations

March 2023 Registration Examination

The next registration examination will be held in March 2023.

Applications for the March 2023 examination, including related documents and payment, must be received by 12 pm (noon) PST on Friday, January 6, 2023.

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 & Professionalism

Theory Exam: Clinical Knowledge and Theory

Date: March 16 or 17, 2023

Time: Four 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 (PBA)

Candidates can choose to attend the Performance Based Assessment (PBA) on one of these dates:

  • February 28–March 4, 2023 or March 7–10, 2023

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 & Professionalism (LEP)

Candidates are enrolled in the online Law, Ethics & Professionalism (LEP) course as soon as they complete scheduling the LEP exam in the Applicant Portal.

Candidates are advised to begin the LEP course at their earliest opportunity.

Completion of the 10-module online course by 12 pm (noon) PST on Friday, March 10, 2023 is a pre-requisite to the online LEP exam.

The exam is held in a proctored computer lab.

Date: March 14, 2023

Time: 90 minutes


  • Metro Vancouver
  • Kelowna
  • Victoria

Venue information will be provided by email to exam candidates prior to the exam dates.

Accommodation (related to disabilities)

If you require accommodation for a documented disability, please submit your request for accommodation by the application deadline, January 6, 2023. For forms and instructions, see CMTBC’s Policy on Accommodating Candidates with Disabilities.

Summary of Important Dates, March 2023 Registration Examination

  • January 6, 2023, 12 pm (noon) PST: deadline for application and payment of exam fees, and application for accommodation
  • February 28- March 4, 2023 or March 7–10, 2023: Performance-Based Assessment, Burnaby (Metro Vancouver)
  • March 14, 2023: Law, Ethics & Professionalism online exam (Metro Vancouver), Kelowna, and Victoria
  • March 16 or 17, 2023: Clinical Knowledge and Theory Exam (Metro Vancouver), Kelowna, 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 scheduling

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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