FORAC is a federation of the optometric regulatory and licensing bodies in Canada dedicated to facilitating discussion, exchanging information, providing a national voice and communicating with others about legislation, registration, standards of practice, continuing competence and any other issues related to the health care system including the profession of optometry.

International Graduates

If you are an internationally educated optometrist or eye care professional seeking registration to practice optometry in any Canadian Province or Territory (except) Quebec, you must have your credentials assessed by FORAC.

For details on FORAC Credential Assessment Services please click here.

For registration in the Province of Quebec, please visit the website of the Ordre des Optométristes du Québec at:

Pour de l’information concernant l’inscription dans la province du Québec, veuillez visiter le site internet de l’Ordre des optométristes du Québec au


Forms and payment should be mailed to :

FORAC Credentialing Service
Sheppard Centre Post Office
4841 Yonge Street, Unit B6
PO Box 43215
Toronto, Canada
M2N 6N1

For assistance, please contact the FORAC administrative assistant at or call (416) 644-0055.

Federation of Optometric Regulatory Authorities of Canada | Fédération des autorités réglementaires optométriques du Canada