Canadian Orthoptic Council

Orthoptics Certification
For employment in Canada an orthoptist requires successful completion of COC certifying exams. Each certificant must pay COC annual fees, and submit proof of continuing education.

Certification Information


Canadian Exam

  1. Candidate Information Manual

  2. Appendix for 2021 Exam

  3. Exam Application

International Orthoptists – Info for Canadian Certification

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Application for Eligibility to the Canadian Exam

Continuing Education Information

Continuing Education Guidebook

Download the CEC application form here.

Professional Practice Guidelines

Code of Ethics

Scope of Practice

Recertification Form

Download the recertification form here.

Programme d'Intégration Francophone des Orthoptistes (PIFO)


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