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ATIO ENTRANCE EXAMS

Approved applicants in translation are required to sit for the ATIO Entrance Exam. Successful applicants are then admitted to ATIO as a Candidate for Certification and are eligible to sit for the CTTIC Translation Certification Exam. Please know that passing the Entrance Exam does not make you a Certified ATIO Member. There is no Entrance Exam required for applicants in interpreting or terminology.

To become an applicant, click here.

Click here for more details on the Entrance Exams.

The Entrance Exams are held between 10 AM and 4 PM in Ottawa and in Toronto on the following dates:

ENTRANCE EXAM SCHEDULE:

REGISTRATION
STATUS
FORMAT & NUMBER OF EXAMS PER DATEREGISTRATION DEADLINEEXAM DATESCANCEL/RESCHEDULE POLICY
50% Refund
CANCEL/RESCHEDULE POLICY
0% Refund
OPENIn Person / Two ExamsJanuary 13, 2023February 4, 2023January 14 - January 27January 28 - February 3
OPENOnline / One ExamMarch 3, 2023April 1, 2023March 11 - March 24March 25 - March 31
CLOSEDIn Person / Two ExamsAugust 4, 2023August 26, 2023August 5 - August 18August 19 - August 25
CLOSEDOnline / One ExamOctober 6, 2023November 4, 2023October 14 - October 27
October 28 - November 3

ATIO PRACTICE EXAM

This exam provides translators the opportunity to practice writing an exam in similar conditions to the annual CTTIC certification exam. Click here for more details on the Practice Exam.

Candidates for Certification can choose to write the Practice Exam at home or during a scheduled Practice Exam between 10 AM and 4 PM on the following dates (non-ATIO members may not write the Practice Exam at home):

PRACTICE EXAM SCHEDULE:

REGISTRATION
STATUS
FORMAT & NUMBER OF EXAMS PER DATEREGISTRATION DEADLINEEXAM DATESCANCEL/RESCHEDULE POLICY
50% Refund
CANCEL/RESCHEDULE POLICY
0% Refund
OPENAt-Home OR In-Person Practice ExamsJanuary 13, 2023February 4, 2023January 14 - January 27January 28 - February 3
OPENAt-Home Practice ExamsMarch 3, 2023April 1, 2023March 11 - March 24March 25 - March 31
CLOSEDAt-Home OR In-Person Practice ExamsAugust 4, 2023August 26, 2023August 5 - August 18August 19 - August 25
CLOSEDAt-Home Practice ExamsOctober 6, 2023November 4, 2023October 14 - October 27October 28 - November 3

CTTIC CERTIFICATION EXAM

Only Candidates for Certification in good standing with the Association may register for the CTTIC Certification Exam in their professional category and language combination.

The Certification Exam is held in in Ottawa and in Toronto on the following dates:

CTTIC CERTIFICATION EXAM SCHEDULE:

REGISTRATION
STATUS
FORMAT AND NUMBER OF EXAMS PER DATEREGISTRATION DEADLINECERTIFICATION EXAM DATESCANCEL/RESCHEDULE POLICY
50% Refund
CANCEL/RESCHEDULE POLICY
0% Refund
CLOSEDIn person / Two exams
(handwritten or personal laptop)
April 21, 2023May 27, 2023
May 6 - May 19May 20 - May 26
CLOSED
To be confirmed
Online / One examMay 12, 2023June 14, 2023
June 17, 2023
May 27 - June 9June 10 - June 16
CLOSED
To be confirmed
Online / One examSeptember 15, 2023October 18, 2023
October 21, 2023
September 30 - October 13October 14 - October 20
CLOSEDIn person / Two exams
(handwritten or personal laptop)
October 27, 2023November 25, 2023November 4 - November 17November 18 -November 24
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