Sonography Canada

Alternate Pathway Applicants (External)

* IMPORTANT * Due to COVID-19 changes within our organization, we will not be accepting Alternate Pathway applications until further notice

Individuals who have not completed a Canadian accredited sonography program may apply as an Alternate Pathway Applicant to earn a Sonography Canada credential(s)

To learn more about prerequisites click HERE.

These applicants must submit an Alternate Pathway Application form to initiate the process.  This will be assessed according to Sonography Canada’s Eligibility Policy. Note that this review can take up to six (6) weeks for the application to be processed. 

If approved, candidates may move forward with the credentialing process; knowledge-based examinations and Canadian Clinical Skills Assessment (CCSA™).

Important information

  1. For all upcoming exam administration dates (until further notice), as an exam candidate you will have the choice to choose to take the Sonography Canada computer-based exams ‘online with remote proctoring (ProctorU)’ or in-person at a test centre.

With the ProctorU candidates:

  • can take the exam at home, regardless of where they live (in Canada or abroad)
  • use their own computer and Internet
  • are monitored by a live proctor and artificial intelligence via web camera & microphone/speakers

Please note that, due to the current pandemic situation, there are quite a few test centre sites in our network that are not providing any guarantee about availability. 

  1. Equipment requirements for ‘Online Remote Proctoring’ exam delivery method –

The following lists the basic equipment requirements.  You must meet ALL the system requirements to access the exam.  No exceptions.  

  • PC or Mac computer or laptop (chromebooks, tablets, iPads etc. are not supported)
  • High speed internet (recommend a wired connection to internet, rather than wifi)
  • Web Camera (1280 x 720 resolution recommended)
  • A functioning microphone
  • A handheld mirror/reflective device
  1. Note that the $125.00 administration fee is non-refundable.

Application forms for those wishing to challenge Sonography Canada credentialing examinations are available below during registration periods only. 

Applications & Forms

Please review the Sonography Canada Candidate Guide before applying and challenging all exams. For all Sonography Canada exam dates and registration deadlines, please click Exam Dates.

Additional Forms

Forward forms by email to:

or Fax: 1-888-743-2952

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