Certification Exam

Candidate Eligibility and Applications

Who is Qualified to Write the SAC Clinical Certification Exam?

  • SAC student associates (graduating from a Canadian or American university) who:
    • have completed all academic course work requirements; and
    • are anticipating graduating in the calendar year of the exam.
  • SAC members in good standing
  • Internationally-educated individuals writing: 
    • at the request of SAC; or
    • at the request of a Canadian regulatory/licensing body.
  • Canadian-educated non-members writing:
    • at the request of a Canadian regulatory/licensing body.

Important Dates

 

Application Deadlines

Exam Dates

2018 Spring Exam

January 31, midnight (EST)

Saturday, March 24

2018 Fall Exam

June 30, midnight (EDT)

Saturday, September 8

Applications 

  • Online Registration – Not available for the March 2018 Exam
  • Paper Registration
  • Permission for Disclosure
    • Confirmation letters may be sent to a Canadian regulatory/licensing body regarding exam results provided that the candidate has granted SAC permission to do so. 
  • Individuals writing at the request of a provincial regulatory/licensing body are required to submit a Permission for Disclosure Form by the application deadline. 
  • Members may request a letter by submitting a Permission for Disclosure Form by the application deadline. 

Special Accommodation

  • Special Accommodation Application
  • Candidates may request special accommodations and arrangements (including religious restrictions) for the exam.
  • A Special Accommodation Application and accompanying documentation must be submitted to SAC by the exam application deadline. Requests received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • SAC will acknowledge receipt of the request once all documents have been received.
  • Requests are subject to approval by SAC on a case-by-case basis. Candidates will be notified of the final decision in writing.
  • Additional charges may apply.

Fees 

 

Designated Sites

Non-Designated Sites
(Canadian and International)

SAC Members/Associates
(SAC associates must be graduates of a Canadian or American university)

$587

$787

Internationally-educated individuals writing at the request of SAC

$587

$787

Internationally-educated individuals writing at the request of a regulatory body

$1,050

$1,250

  • Exam Fees assist in covering the cost of:
    • Exam development
    • Office administration costs (staff time, mailing, printing)
    • Exam services (printing, shipping, scoring)
    • Invigilator costs
    • Room rental