Program delivery update: Designated language-testing organizations

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

February 1, 2023

Pearson Canada Inc. has been designated by IRCC as a language-testing organization. Pearson Canada Inc. administers the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Essential English test, and IRCC will likely start accepting the scores from this test to meet language requirements in late 2023.

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