The Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT) is an exam to assess an individual’s ability and determine the job best suited to their abilities and skills in the Armed Services. Everyone applying to be a member of the Canadian Forces must take and pass CFAT.
Applicants can register for CFAT online or at any approved CFAT application kiosks
You can schedule to take the CFAT at any of the approved CFAT testing centers during your registration - see your recruiting office
CFAT is available as a multiple-choice test. You can take a paper or computer test. The test is made up of three sections Verbal skills, Spatial ability and Problem solving. CFAT contains 60 multiple-choice questions with an allotted time of 45 minutes to complete the test. Tips for taking multiple choice tests For more detailed information, see our CFAT page
Successful candidates are informed at the end of the test. Note that you are not be informed your actual CFAT score. You are only informed if your score is adequate.