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Paralegal Licensing Examination Registration

NOTE: Registration/Payment is due no later than 30 business days prior to the examination date.

Candidates who are unsuccessful on the Paralegal Licensing Examination and choose to re-write a Paralegal Licensing Examination, must complete the Registration Form below and return it to the Licensing Process, Licensing and Accreditation Department by the due date. This form is only to be used for candidates who are re-writing a 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 re-write the Licensing Examination(s). Please ensure these documents are submitted by the deadline.

2018-19 Licensing Examination Registration

2019-20 Licensing Examination Registration

Deadline for Registration

Once you send the completed Registration Form to the Licensing Process, Licensing and Accreditation Department, an invoice will be posted in your web account.

Candidates writing the Paralegal Licensing Examination must register and pay by the 30 business day deadline to ensure their registration is complete. It is strongly recommended that you submit the form as soon as possible so you may be invoiced and pay by the deadline. 

Mail/drop-off the Registration Form to:   
Law Society of Ontario                        Licensing Process, Licensing and Accreditation Department 
130 Queen Street West  Toronto, ON M5H 2N6

Fax the Registration Form to:   


Candidates who are already registered and wish to defer to a later Licensing Examination sitting must complete and return a Request Form for Change or Deferment. This is to be submitted no later than five business days prior to the examination date they wish to defer.

Payment and Study Materials

You will be required to register and pay the examination fee (plus applicable tax) for each examination that you register to re-write. If you must re-write a Licensing Examination in the current Licensing Cycle, you must download and print the study materials for self study. If you are re-writing a Licensing Examination in a new Licensing Cycle you will be billed and must purchase the updated version of the Licensing Examination study materials on which the Licensing Examinations are developed.

Payments Online

Once you submit a completed Registration Form to the Licensing Process, Licensing and Accreditation Department, an invoice will be posted in your web account within a few days and you may make a payment by logging into your Paralegal Licensing Process web account.

Payments In Person / By Mail

You may make payment in person or by mail by accessing your web account and printing off your invoice when it becomes available. The invoice must accompany any payment made in person or by mail.

French Language Examination

You may choose to write the Paralegal Licensing Examination in French by indicating so on the Registration Form. Please note that the Toronto location provides English-speaking examination proctors and examination instructions in English only.

Other Information

Candidates who register to write any Paralegal Licensing Examination must apprise themselves of the Paralegal Licensing Policies and the Licensing Examination Rules and Protocol prior to the Licensing Examination. Both are posted on the website. Information and documents relevant to policies and procedures are also found on the website including: 

The deferral policy: 
Paralegal Licensing Process Policies, Part VIII, Section 8(8) 

Completing the Licensing Process within the allotted time, 
Paralegal Licensing Process Policies, Part III, Section 3(1)(iii)   

The Request Form for Change or Deferment is available in the “ Fees and Forms” section of the website

Examination Rules and Protocol