Internationally Graduated Optometrist Evaluating Exam

Individuals whose academic credentials have been determined by the Federation of Optometric Authorities of Canada (FORAC) to be substantially similar to the Doctor of Optometry program at the University of Waterloo will be allowed to register for the Internationally Graduated Optometrist Evaluating Exam(IGOEE) administered by Touchstone Institute.

IGOEE candidates will be notified by the College of Optometrists of Ontario (COO) or another optometric regulator whether or not they are eligible to apply to the International Optometric Bridging Program (IOBP).