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


January 4, 2021 12 noon ET – Registration Opens
January 25, 2021 12 noon ET – Eligibility Request Deadline
February 1, 2021 12 noon ET – Registration Closes
February 15, 2021 12 noon ET – Exam Cancellation Deadline

OEBC Needs You!

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.