Upcoming Exam Dates
The fee to write the examination is $125 + HST.
- May 2020 (postponed until further notice)
- August 2020 (exam date TBC; initial application deadline July 1, 2020)
- November 2020 (exam date TBC; initial application deadline October 1, 2020)
- February 2021 (exam date TBC; initial application deadline January 8, 2021)
Late applications may be accepted up to three weeks prior to the exam date. A late payment fee of $63.00 (+HST) applies. Special requests (French exam or testing accommodations) and choice of site cannot be guaranteed for late applications.
Locations & Exam Times
Exams begin at overlapping times across the country. Times listed below reflect local provincial time for the test location.
- Ontario 10 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
- North Bay
- Sault Ste. Marie
- St. Catharines
- Thunder Bay
- Quebec 10 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
- Western Provinces 9 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.
- Calgary, AB
- Edmonton, AB
- Saskatoon, SK
- Vancouver, BC
- Winnipeg, MB
- Eastern Provinces 11 a.m. — 1:30 p.m.
- Halifax, NS
- St. John’s, NFLD
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the exam is scheduled to begin.
Candidates who wish to withdraw from an upcoming exam must submit a request in writing at least three weeks before the exam date if they wish to receive a partial refund. Please note that all withdrawals are subject to a 50% non-refundable fee. No refunds are provided for late withdrawal requests submitted within three weeks of the exam date unless considered as outlined below for illness, bereavement or compassionate circumstances:
Late Exam Withdrawal due to Illness, Bereavement or Compassionate Circumstances
Candidates who wish to withdraw from the exam within three weeks up to, and including, the day of the exam must submit a request in writing, before or on the day of the exam. In addition, the candidate will be required to submit documentation to support the reasons for the late withdrawal request as soon as possible. Please note that such withdrawal requests will be considered on a case by case basis for a partial refund of 50% of the application fee.
The exam is offered in both English and French. To write the exam in French you must submit a request at the time of application. Candidates who request to write the exam in French will receive the French translation of the exam, as well as the OCP Prescription Regulation Summary Chart in French. The NAPRA Drug Schedules document is available only in English.
Change of Exam Date or Location
Candidates who would like to change their exam date after their application has been approved for a specific exam date, must withdraw in writing and reapply for another exam by submitting a new a application and application fee.
Candidates who would like to change to another exam location after their application has been approved for a specific location, must submit a request in writing at least three weeks prior to the exam date. Approval and choice of site cannot be guaranteed for late applications or requests.
If you require testing accommodations, you must submit a request along with your examination application. The Guidelines for Testing Accommodations outlines the supporting documentation that is required.
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