At OLBI we are proud of our place as leaders in the assessment of Canada’s official languages.
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In response to the COVID-19 situation

Please note the following modifications to our language testing services:
CanTEST/TESTCan test sessions scheduled in July (Toronto) and August (Ottawa) have been cancelled. Please visit for more information.
Telephone interviews are suspended until further notice.
Online testing will carry on.
At this time, we are unable to respond phone calls. For any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

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Contact us

Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI)

70 Laurier Avenue East
Room 130
Ottawa, ON  K1N 6N5

Tel. : 613-562-5743
Fax. : 613-562-5126
[email protected]

Office hours

Monday to Friday

September to May
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June to August
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.