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Exam Dates & Locations

March 2022 Registration Examination

The next registration examination will be held in March 2022.

Applications for the March 2022 examination, including related documents and payment, must be received by 12 pm (noon) PST on January 6, 2022.

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

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

Theory Exam: Clinical Knowledge and Theory

Date: March, 22, 2022

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

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

  • March 1–4, 2022 or March 8–11, 2022

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

*Candidates from outside of BC’s Lower Mainland (e.g., the BC interior, northern BC, Vancouver Island, outside of BC) will travel to Burnaby for the PBA and are asked to complete the Law, Ethics and Professionalism exam during the same trip, to minimize travel. Candidates will be scheduled for their Law, Ethics and Professionalism exam on the day before or the day after their PBA, where possible. 

November 12, :  While COVID-19 restrictions are subject to change, CMTBC still advises exam candidates to minimize travel.

Law, Ethics and Professionalism

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

Candidates are advised to begin the Law, Ethics and Professionalism course at their earliest opportunity. Completion of the 10-module online course is a pre-requisite to the online LEP exam.

The exam is held in a proctored computer lab.

Date: March 16, 2022

Time: 90 minutes


  • Richmond, Metro Vancouver
  • Kelowna
  • 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, January 6, 2022. For forms and instructions, see CMTBC’s Policy on Accommodating Candidates with Disabilities.

Summary of Important Dates, March 2022 registration examination

  • January 6, 2022, 12 pm (noon) PST: deadline for application and payment of exam fees, and application for accommodation
  • March 1-4, 2022 or March 9–12, 2022: Performance-Based Assessment, Burnaby (Metro Vancouver)
  • March 2, 4, 7,9 and 16, 2022: Law, Ethics and Professionalism online exam, Surrey (Metro Vancouver)
  • March 22, 2022: Clinical Knowledge and Theory Exam (Metro Vancouver), Kelowna, and Victoria

COVID-19 considerations

Enhanced Safety Protocols

November 12, 2021: The safety of all persons involved in the registration examination is paramount. Enhanced safety protocols are followed, to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Safety protocols are consistent with public health and safety guidance provided by BC’s Provincial Health Officer and the BC Centre for Disease Control. Details will be provided to candidates by email upon completion of exam enrolment.

CMTBC will modify requirements as appropriate, consistent with guidelines provided by BC’s Provincial Health Officer, BC’s Centre for Disease Control, WorkSafe BC, and BC Government’s Response to COVID-19.

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. Scheduling is complex in the context of COVID-19. CMTBC is grateful for applicants’ cooperation and understanding.  

CMTBC’s exam partners – including venues, examiners, and staff – appreciate your cooperation with and understanding of the enhanced safety protocols.

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