MLA/T Certification Exam

Competency Guidelines

​The Competency Guidelines contains everything the exam will cover. This includes an exam blueprint which outlines the percentage of questions tested in each category. 

Eligibility for the MLPAO MLA/T Exam 

  • The applicant must be currently enrolled in an MLPAO approved school with a completion date prior to the scheduled examination date, or

  • The applicant must have graduated from an MLPAO approved school within the last five (5) years, or

  • The applicant must have graduated from a formal MLA/T program in Canada (outside of Ontario) to apply under Out of Province - Special Consideration (NEW), or

  • Applicants who do not meet one of the above criteria must apply under Special Consideration.

For more details on the documents required for eligibility to the exam for Out of Province - Special Consideration and Special Consideration categories, click the button below.

Exam Dates and Locations - UPDATED
2020
2021

The MLPAO is pleased to offer the exam in the following locations: Toronto, Barrie, Timmins, Hamilton, London, Sudbury, Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Kingston. 
 

If your city is not listed or if you would like out of province information please email mlpao@mlpao.org

Exam Fees

MLPAO Student

Member ($185)

Graduate

($350)

Re-Write

($150)

**Application fees are non-refundable; all prices are subject to HST**

We reserve the right to change fees without notice. All fees must be received in Canadian Funds.

Online Exam Registration

 

Please review our Exam General Information & Policies carefully before applying to our MLPAO MLA/T Exam.

Please review the Candidate Instructions for Exam Day.
 

Exam registration is completely online, and no application form is required. If you wish to pay by cheque or money order, please email us at mlpao@mlpao.org

Please review the above exam registration categories and fees carefully before registering to ensure that you select and pay correctly.

Exam Transfers, Withdrawals & Special Accommodations

Request to Transfer

For exam candidates who applied for the current exam but wish to transfer to the next available exam date. Applicants may pay to transfer a maximum of two consecutive exams before they must reapply in full. 

Request to Withdraw

Those wishing to withdraw from the exam must email mlpao@mlpao.org  30 days prior to the exam date in order to receive a refund of the exam fee only. The application fee is non-refundable.  A $50.00 + HST administrative fee will apply.  Refunds will be issued after the exam date.

Special Accommodations – Disabilities or Religious Considerations

Candidates with special accommodation requirements for the exam day must email mlpao@mlpao.org  30 days prior to the exam date and provide verification/assessment from authorized institution/person if applicable.

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