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Online Examination Requirements

Candidates who have registered for an online examination must also meet the following additional requirements in order to write the examination:

  • Download the secure browser software as soon as possible or at least 5 business days in advance of examination date 
    • Carefully read and follow the instructions provided on the download web page
    • Ensure you have administrator rights to the computer that you will use for the examination
  • Conduct the pre-examination check of hardware, software, and Internet bandwidth at least 5 days before the examination
  • Watch the video about live remote proctoring. The YouTube video is provided in English by a Law Society licensing examination service provider, MonitorEDU. Candidates may access French captioning by clicking on the settings wheel and selecting French (Canada) subtitles/CC.
  • Access the Sample Online Examination to become familiar with how the software works
    • Familiarize yourself with the features of the software, including the highlight and strikeout feature, bookmarking, note-taking and practise calculations using the calculator.
  • Review the Examination Rules and Protocol for Lawyers or for Paralegals
  • Review the Candidate Agreement that you must agree to before you begin to write the examination
  • Review the online examination instructions

If you have questions about your schedule or the pre-examination check, please contact MonitorEDU at

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