In order to practise optometry in British Columbia, you must complete the Registration Application, submit all documents required by that form, pay the Assessment of registration application fee, attend the College’s mandatory Orientation Session and successfully pass the Jurisprudence Examination. Please note that successfully completing the Jurisprudence Examination is the final step in your Application process.
The next Jurisprudence Examination is scheduled for June 25, 2020 in conjunction with the College’s mandatory Orientation Session. The location for the Jurisprudence Exam and Orientation will be announced at a later time.
To be eligible to attend the June 25 session, you must deliver to the Registrar, a completed application form, the $475.00 Assessment of registration application fee, and supporting documents, no later than April 6, 2020.
Important Note: To ensure your Application and supporting documents are received, we strongly encourage you to send by Registered mail or courier. Receipt of your application and supporting documents will be acknowledged after the April 6, 2020 deadline.
If all items received are deemed acceptable, you will be asked to confirm your attendance in writing for the Jurisprudence Examination and mandatory College Orientation Session, and enclose a cheque or money order for $200 CDN (payable to College of Optometrists of BC), no later than May 8, 2020. Upon receipt of your confirmation and payment, study materials and venue information will be sent to you, no later than May 22, 2020.
For step-by-step instructions on how to complete your Application, please select from the following options: