Jurisprudence Exam

Jurisprudence Exam

Saskatchewan Optometrist Jurisprudence Exams

All applicants are required to attend an Orientation session and successfully pass the SAO Jurisprudence examination.

The Jurisprudence examination is a closed book format consisting of “True and False” and “Multiple Choice” questions. Applicants have one hour to complete the examination and passing grade is 75%.

Applicants should be familiar with legislation pertaining to practicing optometry in Saskatchewan including the following:

The SAO office must receive the $200 Jurisprudence examination fee before you can challenge the examination. A notarized photo, copy of your passport (including your picture) or government issued identification must be provided to the SAO office prior to or at the time of the examination.

The SAO now accepts credit card payments or you may send your cheque to the SAO office at:#108 – 2366 Avenue C North
Saskatoon, SK
S7L 5X5


2017 Jurisprudence Exam Schedule

Contact the SAO office to schedule your Jurisprudence examination.

Saturday, September 16, 2017
9am at the SAO Office
108-2366 Ave C North
Saskatoon, SK

2018 Jurisprudence Exam Schedule

Saturday, April 14, 2018
9am at Delta Regina Hotel
1919 Saskatchewan Drive
Regina, SK


The 2018 spring Jurisprudence examination and orientation session will be held at the Regina Delta Hotel, Saturday, April 14, 2018 beginning at 9am.

To register and for more information contact the SAO office at 306.652.2069 or ed@saosk.ca

All applicants must contact the SAO office to register prior to the jurisprudence sessions. We require your contact information, including:

  • email
  • phone number
  • mailing address
  • optometric program you are graduating from

Additional details will be supplied prior to the exam and orientation date.

Please download and complete the Jurisprudence Exam Identification form and return with your payment.

Jurisprudence Exam Identification (pdf)

SAO Orientation Details

All new SAO members are required to attend an orientation session immediately following the jurisprudence exam until 11:30. Applicants are welcome to attend the SAO Luncheon at 11:30 also at the TCU Place.  To register please contact the SAO office.

The orientation will review billing practices, scope of practice, office management and other important optometric topics.

Please contact the SAO to register for the orientation.

If you are currently a optometric student, you can apply for student membership with our online form.
A student membership entitles you to receive the monthly Eye on SAO Newsletter and access to our Member’s Only portion of our website.

Student Registration