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All face-to-face operations such as second language evaluations (reading, writing and oral), occupational tests, managerial and leadership assessments, counselling and coaching sessions, etc., are postponed at all PSC test centres until further notice due to COVID-19.

Tests of Oral Proficiency administered by telephone will continue but priority will be given to departments staffing positions that are related to the COVID-19 situation or that ensure the effective functioning of the Government of Canada.

Please wait for the test centre to contact you to confirm your new testing date.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is responsible for promoting and safeguarding a merit-based, representative and non-partisan public service that serves all Canadians, in collaboration with stakeholders. We also manage the tools for public service recruitment, providing applicants and managers with a single portal to access all public service job opportunities.

We report independently to Parliament on our mandate. Our annual report and special reports are tabled in Parliament by our designated minister, the President of the Queen’s Privy Council.


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