The information on this page is for candidates whose application to take a given CELP has already been accepted and who have been assigned an application number.

Locating your assigned test centre

You will be assigned a test centre on the basis of the information provided in the profile section of your application unless you are doing a remote CELP. Have the application number you were given in your acceptance notice ready. Select the CELP to which you have applied from the menu. The test centres for that CELP will appear in a new window below. Scroll through them to find the one you have been assigned (the application numbers of invited candidates are listed under each test centre).

Select an examination:


Should you need to change your assigned centre (for example, because you have moved to another city or country), please contact the Special Assessments Section at celp@un.org.

Notices for candidates

Information on the status of examinations and changes to the timing or content of examinations are posted here.


2021 Competitive examination for language positions: French Translators, Editors and Verbatim Reporters P2, P3
The following applicants have been invited to the written part (Part 1) of the examination: See list of examinees
2021 COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR LANGUAGE POSITIONS: GERMAN TRANSLATORS, P2, P3
The application period has ended. Screening of applications is in progress.


CELP Sample Examinations: Please click here

2020 LCE FOR SPANISH TRANSLATORS, EDITORS AND VERBATIM REPORTERS, SPANISH (P2/P3) 
The marking of the written part 2 is finished. The following applicants have been invited to a competency based interview. See list of examinees

Detailed information on careers for language professionals at the UN and the content of CELPs, as well as tips for preparing for them, can be found on the UN Language Careers portal. Make sure you visit the pages in your target language as the information varies accordingly.


Last updated on 22 September 2021

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