Welcome to OEBC

Optometry Examining Board of Canada is a national not-for-profit corporation. Its members are the ten provincial optometry regulators in Canada.

OEBC establishes a psychometrically valid and defensible assessment to establish entry-to-practice competence in optometry in Canada. Its bilingual examinations are developed by the profession, for the profession.

Dates, Deadlines & Location

July 2, 2020 12 noon ET – Registration Opens *NEW date*

July 30, 2020 noon ET – Eligibility Closed

August 6, 2020 noon ET – Registration Closed

August 20, 2020 – Exam Cancellation Deadline



Optometrists in Canada perform many roles with OEBC including serving on OEBC’s board of directors and helping to develop and administer the exam.

Optometrists practicing in Canada are invited to complete and send the volunteer application.