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Paralegal Licensing Examination Registration and Deferral Information

Registration, payment, the Statement of Field Placement and a final official transcript are due no later than the applicable registration deadline for the licensing examination sitting.

The  Request for Registration or Deferment form (below) is to be used by candidates who
(i) were unsuccessful on a licensing examination and are choosing to register for a rewrite; or
(ii) had previously selected a licensing examination sitting but are seeking to defer the licensing examination

If you have outstanding documents, such as your final official transcript, the Statement of Field Placement or any outstanding fees, you will not be permitted to write the licensing examination. Please refer to the Dates to Remember and Examination Deadlines and Dates for specific deadline dates for each sitting.

2022-23 Request for Registration or Deferment Form (PDF)

Deadline for Examination Registration

After a candidate sends a completed form to the Licensing and Accreditation Department to register for a future sitting, an invoice will be posted in the candidate’s online account within a few business days. It is strongly recommended that you submit the form as soon as possible in order to register for a licensing examination so you may be invoiced and pay by the applicable registration deadline.

Candidates who submit the form in order to defer a licensing examination sitting must do so by the applicable deferral deadline. Candidates who submit the form in order to register for a licensing examination sitting must do so by the applicable registration deadline.
Applicable deadlines are listed on the form as well as on the Dates to Remember page.

Submitting the Required Form

Please complete and submit this document via your online account as an attachment by the applicable deadline.

2022-23 Request for Registration or Deferment Form (PDF)

Payment Information

Please refer to the Billing and Payment Information webpage for further information.

French Language Examination

Candidates may write their examination in English or French.


Candidates who register to write any Paralegal Licensing Examination must apprise themselves of the Paralegal Licensing Process Policies and the Licensing Examination Rules and Protocol. Information on relevant policies and procedures of the Licensing Process may be found online in the document entitled “Licensing Process Policies” which include information on the following topics:

Deferring a Licensing Examination:

Candidates who are unable to write their examination at their selected sitting must submit a Request for Change or Deferment Form by the prescribed deadline. For further information on deferring a component of the Licensing Process please see the Paralegal Licensing Process Policies.

Completing the Licensing Process within the Licensing Term:

Candidates must complete the licensing process within the licensing term, as specified in the  Paralegal Licensing Process Policies.

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