Getting Licensed in ONTARIO

Whether you’re a 4th year optometry candidate or a pre-optometry student, chances are you’re thinking ahead to being an OD. This guide is adapted from the CAOS Handbook to give you all the resources to successfully practise in the province of your choice. Some of the steps below may overlap and may not need to be done sequentially.

Disclaimer: Always consult the latest information from the websites of the examining boards and regulatory colleges. Information is subject to change without notice.

Important Contact Information

The College of Optometrists of Ontario:

Ontario Association of Optometrists

  • Director of Member Service- Bethany Carey (905-826-3522×227) bcarey@optom.on.ca

Last Updated: August 17, 2017