The revised Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) document is now available! You can find the online version here.
Welcome to the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks
The Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks is the centre of expertise in support of the national standards in English and French for describing, measuring and recognizing second language proficiency of adult immigrants and prospective immigrants for living and working in Canada.
The Centre promotes their recognition and use as practical, fair and reliable national standards of second language proficiency throughout Canada in educational, training, community and workplace settings.
The CCLB gratefully acknowledges funding for the development of this website from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Human Resources and Social Development Canada and the provincial Governments of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan.
For any information regarding Citizenship, please refer to the CIC website. On the same page, you can find the requirement flowchart for acceptable documents. For further information regarding language requirements for citizenship, please consult the CLB Level 4 sections of the CLB document.
Centre For Canadian Language Benchmarks Websites:
http://bookshelf.language.ca is where you can find online copies of the revised CLB, the Orientation kit, exemplars and the CLB theoretical framework. www.celban.org is the main website for the CELBAN (Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses) and the online CELBAN Readiness Self-Assessment www.itsessential.ca is the website for information and resources about the Canadian Language Benchmarks and the Essential Skills for the Workplace