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2021 Annual Fee COVID-19 Deferral Option

The application period for the 2021 Annual Fee COVID-19 Deferral Option closed on March 31, 2021 for those licensed prior to January 1, 2021.   

For licensees licensed in 2021, an application to defer payment of 2021 Annual Fees must be submitted by the 30th of the month following the date of licensure.

Please refer to the FAQs below for more information, including eligibility criteria.

If you meet the eligibility requirements, please email your application to deferral@lso.ca.

Licensees not meeting the criteria, but seeking some form of assistance, may opt for the monthly Pre-authorized Payment Plan to spread the payment of annual fees over the year. 

Licensees who are not working or are on parental leave should report their change in status through the Licensee Portal in order to be eligible to pay annual fees at the 25% fee category.
 

In November 2020, Convocation approved a plan that allows eligible licensees impacted by the pandemic to apply for a deferral of the payment of their 2021 Annual Fees until 2022. 

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