Exam Dates

Impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 PA Certification

Exam Date

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACCC) confirms that the 2020 PA Cert Exam will be held on 19 February 2021.

PACCC recognizes that students are anxious to receive firm details, and we will share this information broadly as soon as specifics are finalized. Thank you for your continued patience as we work through these complex and evolving circumstances.

Exam Registration

Registration for the exam will open in October 2020.

Exam Format

PACCC is considering and evaluating all delivery options for the exam; (in-person and online) to address public health concerns and comply with physical distancing guidelines that may be in effect at the time of the exam. The exam format will be announced before online registration opens in October 2020.