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 documentation should be scanned and e-mailed to or can be mailed to:

FORAC Credentialing Service
Sheppard Centre Post Office
4841 Yonge Street, Unit #242
PO Box 43215
Toronto, ON M2N 5W0

For assistance, please contact the FORAC Credentialing Office Administrative Assistant at
If you would like to speak with someone directly, please request a call by e-mail as the office is only staffed on a part-time basis. If you do call (647-746-2050) and leave a voicemail, it will be returned at the earliest possible opportunity.