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

 

Exam Date Application Deadline Changes or Postponement Cancellation with a refund, minus $50 Cancellation with a 50% refund
2019 Fall Exam Saturday, September 7 June 30, midnight (EDT) July 31, midnight (EDT) July 31, midnight (EDT)

August 20, 

midnight (EDT)

2020 Spring Exam Saturday, March 7 January 15, midnight (EST)

January 31, 

midnight (EST)

January 31, 

midnight (EST)

February 11, 

midnight (EST)

The last exam of the SAC Clinical Certification Program is on March 7, 2020

For more information, please contact certification@sac-oac.ca.

Applications 

  • Online Registration – Registration is now closed.
  • Permission for Disclosure – submitted by the application deadline, June 30, 2019 midnight (EST)
    • 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 – submitted as part of the exam application by the deadline, June 30, 2019 midnight (EST)
  • 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