CRSP Application and Examination Dates and Deadlines

Examination Dates

The CRSPEX is held three times a year in February, June and October over a 10 day window. The BCRSP has contracted with Pearson Vue to deliver all of its certification examinations by computer at their testing centres throughout Canada.  The application process that will determine your eligibility to write the CRSPEX revolves around specific deadlines that govern submission of applications.

Submission & Examination Dates 

  • Application Deadlines Applications, all supporting documentation, and the application fee, must be received at the BCRSP office by this date.  Late submissions will be held for the next QRC meeting. 
  • Qualifications Review Committee (QRC) Meetings (The QRC meets three times each year to conduct an initial assessment of applications). Candidate is advised if application is to be forwarded to Regional Screening Centre for interview, directly to the Examination, or if there is some issue regarding the application that needs to be addressed.
  • Regional Screening Centre (RSC) Interviews (Conducted at one of the Board’s RSCs across Canada. Verifies information on application, resolves any questions that may have been raised by the QRC assessment.)
  • CRSPEX Dates (Once recommended by the RSC, candidates have one year in which to sit the CRSPEX for the first time. Unsuccessful candidates may have up to two supplementary writings over the one year period following their first unsuccessful attempt. With the implementation of Computer Based Testing (CBT), applicants will have a two week window (Monday-Friday) in which to take the exam at an approved testing centre. Applicants will be notified of designated centres and exam schedules once they have been approved to write the exam. Please note that some travel to a testing centre location may be required. 


Applications must be received by QRC review completed by RSC interviews completed by Examination scheduled for
-- -- August 30, 2019 Oct 21-Nov 1 2019 (Mon-Fri)
September 30, 2019 October 15, 2019 December 2, 2019 Feb 3-14 2020 (Mon-Fri)

 *All dates are subject to change, please verify deadlines at the time of making application.