Step 3: National Exam

Once you complete an approved assessment and gap training/bridging program you must register for the Canadian Midwifery Registration Exam (CMRE).  Either your bridging program or the College of Midwives of Manitoba (CMM) will submit a Letter of Eligibility to the Canadian Midwifery Registration Exam (CMRE). The letter will state that you are now eligible to complete the exam.

The Canadian Midwifery Registration Exam (CMRE) is a national written exam that will assess your knowledge of midwifery. You must pass the exam to be eligible to register with CMM.

Task 1. Exam Registration
Contact CMM to register for the exam. CMM will provide you with exam details such as:

  • Locations
  • Dates
  • Fee
  • Registration form

Task 2. Exam Fee
Pay the exam fee of $750 (2018). You may pay by money order, certified cheque, or credit card. Please make cheques and money orders payable to College of Midwives of Manitoba. When paying by credit card the CMM charges a 2.45% credit card fee.

Task 3. Delivery
Mail or hand-deliver your exam registration form and exam payment to:

College of Midwives of Manitoba
230-500 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3X1

Task 4. Exam
CMM will register you for the next available exam. The exam is offered twice a year (May and October).  Six weeks before the exam, CMM will mail you a letter that lists the time and location of the exam that you must attend. CMM will mail your exam results to you within 6 weeks. If you pass the exam, you will be eligible to register with CMM. If you do not pass the exam, you may apply to rewrite it.

Visit CMRE for details, including:

  • Exam sites, format and schedule
  • A practice exam
  • Study tips
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