Accreditation Exam


In order to become an accredited member of the Federation, you must pass the QKF exam.


Once this step has been completed, you will be able to proceed with your application for accreditation online, by providing your certificate of completion of the examination given by the QKF.


The certification examination lasts 3 hours and costs $ 40 (taxable). It has 120 multiple choice questions. You can choose when you register online to do so in French or English. Its purpose is to determine whether kinesiology graduates have demonstrated sufficient proficiency to begin practicing as a kinesiologist. The certification exam serves to protect the public during their interaction with the kinesiologist.


Following the exam, you have 12 months to become an accredited member of the QKF. After which your exam will be invalidated.

Consult the study guide to obtain the general objectives of the accreditation examination. We do not offer preparatory sessions for this review.


To be eligible for The Quebec Kinesiologists Federation's accreditation exam, you must graduate from an undergraduate degree in kinesiology at a Quebec university *.

* Requirements for applicants who have studied at a foreign university: Contact the Department of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion for a comparative evaluation of studies done outside Quebec. For Canadian diplomas outside Quebec, send us a copy of your complete transcript to study your eligibility for the exam at


Next Accreditation Date Exams


Visit the events section regularly for upcoming dates and register for the exam that's convenient for you. If no date is posted on the site, it has not been determined yet. However, you should know that exams in the Montreal area are offered at the CEPSUM approximately every 3 months (December, March, June, September) depending on the availability of the premises.


N / B: We try, depending on the availability of supervisors, to target all regions. On the other hand, it is impossible for us to predict whether all regions will have a review date. This page is updated regularly.


Requirements for Registration for the Exam

  • Visit the events section for upcoming dates and register for the exam that's convenient for you.

Ask your university to send your official transcript to the QKF: requests are made online via the registrar of your university. This statement must certify the end of studies (date of graduation). The statement must be accompanied by an official certificate of graduation. It is mandatory that the registrar sends the original document to the Fédération des kinésiologues du Québec at the following e-mail: c_chevillon @ or by mail clearly specifying the recipient as QKF.

Fédération des kinésiologues du Québec

Université de Montréal

Département de kinésiologie

CP 6128, succursale Centre Ville

Montréal (Qc) H3C 3J7


ATTENTION: The diplomas without the title of "Bachelor in kinesiology" or (KCEP) must reach us for study at the latest 10 days before the examination date (unofficial copy accepted by email). Note that a candidate who does not meet the eligibility criteria will be refused to enter.




- an identity card, a calculator, a pencil.



Transmission of Results

The results (A, B, C, D or E) will be sent within 15 days of the date of your exam by email. In the case of failure (E), an email will indicate the fields of competency that were the least successful. Recovery will be possible, at a cost of $ 40, three months after your first attempt. In the case of a second failure, your file will be automatically submitted to the Complaint Management Committee (CGP) for analysis. The result of the analysis and the recommendations of the CGP will be sent to you by official letter as soon as the processing of your file, between 60 and 90 days.

The exam is valid for a period of 12 months. If your accreditation is not completed within this period, you will need to repeat the exam.