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2018-2019 Paralegal Candidates

(Revised October 2017)

Candidates are also required to access their Online Account for further deadlines, notices and requirements pertaining to their status in the Licensing Process.

Deadlines are calculated using BUSINESS days, not calendar days.


Due Date

Online application launch:

October  2017

Application (online and paper copy) due date:

December 1, 2017

Application Fee due date:

December 1, 2017

Monthly Payment Plan (Option A) Application due (April start date): 

Monthly Payment Plan (Option B) Application due (September start date): 

March 12, 2018

August 3, 2018

Examination/Material Fee Payment due date for August examination:

May 25, 2018

Examination Registration deadlines

Due 30 business days prior to each examination date:

February 2018 deadline : January 12, 2018
July 2018 deadline : June 18, 2018
October 2018 deadline : August 31, 2018
February 2019 deadline : January 11, 2019 

Examination Accommodation Request due date:

30 business days prior to the examination date. For more information see Accommodations

Examination Results

Approximately 6-8 weeks after the examination date

Fees for all other examinations:

Due 30 BUSINESS days prior to examination date

Licensing Examination Date(s):

Please refer to the Licensing Examination webpage for the dates, times and locations

Study Material Release Date and location: 

Law Society of Ontario
130 Queen St W
Main floor, Material Distribution Room

In person distribution:
May 28 - June 1, 2018 - From 9:30 am - 5 pm (closed between 12:30-1:30 pm)

On-line access: 
May 28, 2018 onward

Shipping Requests:  
May 28, 2018 onward

Transcript/Statement of Field Placement due date:

30 BUSINESS days prior to exam selected

P1 Licensing Date Confirmation:

Check your web account for updates on eligibility and confirmation

P1 Licensing Documents due:

10 BUSINESS days after the candidate is sent the documents by the Law Society