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Program Overview

The Interprovincial Challenge Examination assesses an applicant’s knowledge of the laws that apply to trading in real estate in Ontario. Upon successfully completing the Exam, individuals may apply to RECO for registration as a salesperson or broker.

The Exam is available to individuals licensed, registered or otherwise certified to trade in real estate in a Canadian province or territory outside of Ontario. Individuals are encouraged to visit RECO’s website for additional information and to confirm eligibility before registering for the Exam.

Note: When registering for the Interprovincial Challenge Exam you must use your legal name.

Interprovincial Challenge Examination

OVERVIEW

The Interprovincial Challenge Examination (the “Exam”) assesses an applicant’s knowledge of the laws that apply to trading in real estate in Ontario. The Exam is available to individuals licenced, registered or otherwise certified to trade in real estate in a Canadian province or territory outside of Ontario. Applicants must achieve a minimum score of 75 on the Exam to apply for RECO registration for the equivalent registration status as that held in another Canadian province or territory – salesperson or broker. Applicants are encouraged to visit www.reco.on.ca for the eligibility requirements to become registered in Ontario, to confirm their eligibility prior to booking an Exam.

EXAM DETAILS

  • All exams are delivered in an online format at a qualified testing centre or by a program approved virtual proctoring service
  • Learners must achieve a minimum score of 75
  • Exam questions will be (4) four-option multiple choice with a single correct response
  • Interprovincial Challenge Exam consists of 115 questions

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING

Please note that candidates seeking to take the Interprovincial Challenge Exam will benefit from reviewing the available preparatory resources. We estimate that a minimum three-week preparatory/study schedule may be suitable for many candidates, while others may prefer additional time. Please also note that the relatively low demand of Interprovincial Challenge Exam bookings may require a brief waiting period of at least three weeks until the next available exam date, conveniently allowing for the minimum recommended preparatory/study timeline.

In keeping with the considerations mentioned above, it is important to note that new Interprovincial Challenge Exam dates will open on a continuous basis, always complying with resource and timeline considerations. If candidates notice new dates become available, they may opt to transfer from an existing section registration to a newly opened section. However, please note that a $50 administration fee does apply to all transfers. For more information please visit the Fees, Payments & Refunds Policy. A gentle reminder that once section waitlists are full, they do not appear on the registration system.

DELIVERY METHOD

Exam - Online

DURATION

3 hours

FEE

$110

How to Register for an Exam

How to purchase and book an exam

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Steps To Purchase And Book An Exam

*  You must complete Steps 1 and 2 in order to secure a seat for your exam.

 

Step 1: Purchase an Exam

  1. Click on Search.
  2. In the results returned, find a Date where your preferred Exam Centre location is available.
  3. Click on Purchase an exam for this date and complete the purchase.

Step 2: Book an Exam

Get Further Detailed Instructions  

  1. Once purchase of the exam is completed, click on Learner Portal in the main navigation.
  2. Click on My Exams.
  3. Click on Select an Exam Centre.
  4. Choose an Exam Centre from the dropdown list.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Select the Date of the exam section.
  7. Select a Timeslot.
  8. Click on Book Timeslot.

 

How Do I Confirm My Exam is Booked

To confirm an exam booking, log into the Learner Portal and select My Exams. You will be able to verify your exam date and time, and the location of the booking.

 

I am Unable to Book An Exam. The System Keeps Giving Me a Validation Error Message. What Do I Do

An error message may appear for the following reasons:

  • Learner has not successfully completed the prerequisite course prior to an exam booking. To ensure you have completed the course, log into the Learner Portal, go to My Enrollment History to view course status.
  • There are pending purchases in your shopping cart. To rectify this, log into the Learner Portal to clear any pending purchases. Once the cart is clear, you can proceed with an exam purchase.

 

How to Register for a Course

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How Do I Access Courses Once it is Completed

To access completed courses, log into the Learner Portal and select My Enrollment History. There will be two tabs: Enrolled and Completed. Select the Completed tab to access the courses.

<See: How to Access Completed Courses>

 

I Am Unable to Register for a Course/I Keep Receiving An Error Message Info

An error message may appear for the following reasons:

  • Learner does not have an Approved Application. To check the status of your application, log into the Learner Portal, go to My Applications to view standing.
  • Learner has not successfully completed/pass the prerequisite examination to be eligible to register for the subsequent course. To ensure you meet the prerequisite for course registration, log into the Learner Portal, go to My Enrollment History to view exam status.