Fee Schedule

The total fee for the  BEFA certification application is $5,367.50 CAN including Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).

The fees are paid at beginning of each stage according to the following fee schedule:

  • the eligibility self-assessment: $847.50 CAN ($750.00 + $97.50 HST)
  • the self-assessment: $2,825.00 CAN ($2,500.00 + $325.00 HST)
  • the panel interview :$1,695.00 CAN (1,500.00 + $195.00 HST )

Please note that all fees are non-refundable.

Please also note that you may be required to pay additional fees should it be determined that you require a re-assessment, based on the results of the self-assessment application that you submitted electronically or the panel interview that you attended.


You are also responsible for all the expenses you incur when applying to the BEFA program.

Expenses could include translation costs, certification or notary costs, and travel and accommodation costs if you need to travel to attend the panel interview.