NOTCE Dates, Deadlines & Locations

The National Occupational Therapy Certification Examination (NOTCE) is held twice a year in the months of July and November.

Please note that in order to maintain fair and consistent practice towards all candidates, registration deadlines are strictly maintained.

Dates and Deadlines

Exam DateRegistration BeginsRegistration Deadline


Nov. 18, 2017   Registration Closed
July 7, 2018 Mar 21, 2018 May 15, 2018
Nov. 17, 2018 July 21, 2018 Sept. 30, 2018

Other sites within Canada can be arranged at an additional cost of $400 plus taxes. Please contact the Exam Coordinator to obtain an additional information. Additional site applications must be submitted with payment by the appropriate exam registration deadline. Your exam site cannot be changed after the registration deadline has past.  Additional sites are not guaranteed. A representative from CAOT must be available to proceed with the additional site. The extra cost of the additional site is divided by the number of writers. A refund of the difference owed minus a $35 administration fee will be returned 6-8 weeks after the examination date.

Locations - Canada Only

Vancouver, BC
Edmonton, AB
Saskatoon, SK
Winnipeg, MB
London, ON
Hamilton, ON
Toronto, ON
Ottawa, On
Montreal, QC
Québec City, QC
Saint John, NB
Halifax, NS
St. John, NL
Calgary, AB (Nov. only)
Regina, SK (Nov. only)
Kingston, ON (Nov. only)
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