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Canadian Midwifery Registration Examination

The Canadian Midwifery Registration Exam (CMRE) is a national written examination designed to assess applicants for midwifery registration to ensure that they meet entry-level competency standards set out in the Canadian Competencies for Midwives. Its goal is to ensure that midwives entering midwifery practice are competent and safe practitioners providing a consistent standard of care across Canada.

Comprehensive information about the exam (including complete registration timelines and details, study tips, reference texts and practice exams) is available on the Canadian Midwifery Regulators Consortium (CMRC) website. The location of Ontario exam sites will be communicated after registration forms have been processed. Click here to download the exam information and registration form. The fee to write the exam is $750.

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