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What's New

  • Jul 15 New Professional Misconduct Regulation The College is pleased to announce that its Professional Misconduct Regulation has been updated by the Government of Ontario effective July 1, 2024. Read More
  • Jun 14 College Update - Summer 2024 Unique Identifier Requirement Removed, Launch of New Record Keeping Guidelines, Record Keeping Live Webinars, Dedicated CDCP Webpage, Council Election Results - District 6, 7, 8, Public and Stakeholder Consultation - Standard of Practice Read More

Qualifying Examination

The Qualifying Examination is typically administered twice each year. The most up to date exam information can be found below.

Feburary 2025 Qualifying Examination

The next administration is scheduled for February 2025. 

Exam Dates

  • MCQ Exam - online, remote-proctored - TBD
    • MCQ Candidate Orientation - online, non-mandatory - TBD
  • OSCE Exam - In-person, Hamilton, Ontario - TBD
    • OSCE Candidate Orientation - online, non-mandatory - TBD


Registration Deadlines

  • Initial application deadline (For all new applicants) – December 2024 (exact date TBA)
    • For all new initial applications click here to start your online application. Initial applications are accepted throughout the year.
    • After your initial application is approved, you may then proceed with registering for the examination. Click here for more information about exam registration.
  • QE registration deadline (including Exam payment) – January 2025 (exact date TBA)
    • For QE Registration click here and log into your profile.
    • If payment for the Examination is not received by this deadline, you will be automatically withdrawn as an exam candidate for that exam date.

OSCE Location


David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University
100 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario




Due to the unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the changes in government directives that can be brought to bear in response to changes in the character of the pandemic, the College reserves the right to change, cancel or amend any examination dates. 

COVID-19 Precautions and Measures

The College has developed a comprehensive COVID-19 Safety Plan for the Qualifying Examination. The Safety Plan outlines the infection prevention and control measures that the College will institute to safeguard the wellbeing of candidates, standardized patients, exam administrators, exam assessors and College staff.

Please click here to view the College’s COVID-19 Safety Plan.