Saskatchewan Optometry Practice Requirements
Membership in the Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists (SAO) is mandatory to practice optometry in the province. Our College and Association have combined license fees.
Please visit the Jurisprudence Exam page for details on challenging the exam.
Please click here for the List of SAO License Requirements to be licensed in Saskatchewan.
All applicants must have successfully completed the Canadian Assessment of Competence in Optometry (CACO). If you have not successfully passed all aspects of the COO please contact their office directly to make arrangements
Candidates are required to provide a current satisfactory criminal record check.
Applicants currently practicing in another jurisdiction must provide a Letter of Good Standing from their college.
Practicing applicants must also provide satisfactory evidence of participation in continuing education courses or lectures and of the hours of attendance in such courses or lectures during the year.
Compulsory minimums required:
Please review the required documents for application. If you have any questions, please email or call 306-652-2069.