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Candidate assessment process

From: Canada Border Services Agency

Becoming a border services officer (BSO) requires some patience. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has a very extensive process to make sure we hire the right people with the right skills and experience.

Once your application is successful, find the guidance you'll need to get through the extensive evaluation and training process that follows.

Services and information

Selection steps and timelines

Next steps once your application to become a candidate is accepted.

Physical evaluation

About the Physical Abilities Requirements Evaluation (PARE) and how to prepare.

Entrance exam

How the CBSA administers the entrance exam and sample questions and answers.

Post-recruitment training and development

On-the-job learning requirements for student border services officers.

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