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 acquired credentials through the following option:

For  applicants who acquire certification at a college approved by the Ministry
of Training, Colleges and Universities.


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.

The Licensing Process consists of the following mandatory component:

                             Mandatory Component Paralegal Licensing ExaminationGood CharacterBecome Licensed


This section guides a qualified applicant through the application process.

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