Assessment Re-write Policy
There are no restrictions
on how frequently you can write the CAEL Assessment.
Policy for Registration
provide a recent passport-size photo (3 months) which
you will give to the staff at the Test Centre when presenting your Proof
of Registration on the day of the test.
You may be asked
to present a new photograph if the following applies:
- The length, colour,
or style of your hair has changed
- Any difference
in facial hair
A valid Passport
OR two pieces of official photo identification
issued by a government agency within Canada (e.g. a National Identity
Card, a driver's licence, CSIC membership card etc.). At least one must
contain a recent recognizable photograph and signature. University
student cards are NOT acceptable.
must bring to the Oral Language Test AND the written test the same identification
that you listed when you registered online.
On the day of the test, if you do not have the proper identification
as outlined above, you will be required to register again and pay another
4. In the Testing Room
You must have your ID and Proof of Registration at your
desk. No food or drinks are permitted in the testing room except under
doctor's orders and with pre-approval from the CAEL Office.
No hats, coats or bags are permitted in the testing room. No pencil
cases, glasses cases or any other small cases are permitted at your
desk. You must leave your belongings outside the testing room.
Papers or electronic devices of any sort (including, but not limited
to, digital watches, cell phones, electronic dictionairies and electronic
pens or pencils) are not permitted in the testing room. Possession
of any of these items in the testing room is classified as a violation
and your test results may not be released.
You may be eligible for a refund if you inform the CAEL Assessment
Office, in writing, no later than 2 business days before
the test date for which you have registered. Refunds will not be given
if you do not follow proper registration procedures or fail to bring
required documentation on the day of the test. The refund is your registration
fee less a $60.00 administration fee.
6. Rescheduling your testing date or location
You must reschedule your CAEL Assessment no later than
2 business days prior to the test date (not including the day
of the test). For example, the deadline to reschedule a Saturday test
is Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. EST. If your request is not received
at least 2 business days in advance, the CAEL Office may forfeit your
full registration fee.
The fee for rescheduling is $60.00.To reschedule, complete the
and forward to the CAEL Office.
7. Cancelling your testing date
You must cancel your CAEL Assessment no later than 2
business days prior to the test date (not including the day
of the test). For example, the deadline to cancel a Saturday test is
Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. EST. If your request is not received at
least 2 business days in advance, the CAEL Office may forfeit your full
Test takers who cancel their registration may be entitled to
a partial refund.
CAEL Office reserves the right to refuse registration applications.