Paralegal Licensing Process

The focus of the Paralegal Licensing Process is to ensure that candidates have demonstrated they possess the required entry-level competencies, in order to provide services effectively and in the public interest. To qualify for admission to the Paralegal Licensing Process, an applicant must have graduated from a Law Society accredited Paralegal Education program.

Paralegal Education Information:

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The Licensing Process consists of the following mandatory component:

Mandatory Component Paralegal Licensing ExaminationGood CharacterBecome Licensed

Professional competence is achieved through a combination of knowledge, skills, abilities and judgment. Prior to applying, it is strongly recommended that candidates review the Paralegal Licensing Process Policies and the Licensing Examination Rules and Protocol to familiarize themselves with relevant information.

Paralegal Licensing Process Information Webcast

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IMPORTANT NOTE – TORONTO 2015 PAN AM AND PARAPAN AM GAMES: This summer, the City of Toronto will be hosting the Pan Am (July 7-26) and Parapan Am (August 7- 15) Games. Please be advised that, during and around these dates, you may experience traffic delays, reduced parking, and other travel inconvenience throughout downtown Toronto and on major routes leading into Toronto. Licensing process candidates visiting the City of Toronto should plan travel and accommodations well in advance and account for the influx of visitors to the city during those dates. For specific, up-to-date travel information, we encourage you to consult any of the following websites: Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, City of Toronto, TTC, and/or GO Transit.