Coronavirus (COVID-19)

All Spring 2020 Examinations POSTPONED
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all national examinations scheduled in May and June of 2020 have been POSTPONED.  Once government restrictions are lifted we will begin working with provincial regulatory boards to set new examination dates for Fall 2020.You do not have to wait until after you have completed your program to apply.  We are encouraging all students to continue to submit their NACOR applications to our office. 
We will not process application fees until a new date for any examination has been announced. We will contact applicants directly via email as soon as new dates for your location have been scheduled.  We will also post the new dates on our website.
Once we contact you with a new date you will have the option to remain enrolled in the newly scheduled exams or withdraw without penalty.
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NACOR application

March 18, 2020
Please continue to submit your NACOR application by the application deadline posted on our Dates and Venues page.  In the event that your examination date is changed we will then contact you directly with updated information.  Application fees will not be processed until a new examination date has been scheduled.


March 16, 2020
The National Examinations scheduled to be held at Georgian College on May 1-3 have been POSTPONED.   
NACOR is currently working with the College of Opticians of Ontario and Georgian College to find a new date for the examination. We will contact all registered candidates and post the new date on our website as soon as it is available.

To date 9 provincial regulatory bodies use the Optical Sciences 1 - Eyeglasses and Optical Sciences 2 - Advanced Practice Contact Lens examinations to evaluate candidates for membership.  Quebec has opted for different assessment modalities.