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March 1, 2024

Change to 2024 NACOR Exam Dates - May 3 - 5

The new NACOR exam dates are May 3rd to 5th. The application deadline is Friday March 29, 2024. Applications are available on the NACOR website. 

You do not have to have completed your program to submit your application to NACOR, applications can be submitted while you are still in the program.  
The only way to be sure you are registered for the NACOR examinations is to send in your application prior to the application deadline. 

The national examinations are administered by NACOR on behalf of the provincial regulatory offices and are the final step to becoming an optician. There are two national examinations one for eyeglasses and one for contact lenses. 

You can sit the national examinations if you have graduated from an accredited Canadian Optical program or completed the prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) Process. 

For further information please reach out to NACOR at or by phone (204) 949-1950  Toll Free: 1-866-949-1950

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