Tax Credits for


The Government of Canada provides income tax credits for registered apprentices. Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities may be eligible for additional tax credits.  

The three types of training tax credits are: 

  • Basic credit for the first two levels of non-Red Seal training programs 
  • Completion credit for level 3 or 4 for both Red Seal and non-Red Seal training programs 
  • Enhanced credit for Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities 

To determine your eligibility and how to claim these credits, see the Training Tax Credits page

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Tuition Tax Credit for Exam Fees 

Certification exam fees qualify for the tuition tax credit. However, the license or certification must specifically allow the person to practice a trade in Canada. 

Learn more and how to apply on the CRA website.