2018-19 Membership dues for new graduates

There is one class of Membership in the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO).

Annual membership dues

Ontario Association of Optometrists dues  $1,400.00 
Canadian Association of Optometrists dues $415.00 
Advertising levy $1,000.00 
 TOTAL $2,815.00


All Members who are optometrists, and hold a certificate of registration to carry on the practice of optometry in Ontario, shall pay full OAO Dues and CAO Dues and Advertising Levy, except when one of the following conditions apply:

You are in the first year after graduation from optometry school


Pay 10% of each OAO and CAO Dues and Advertising Levy.

Ontario Association of Optometrists dues (10% of $1,400.00) $140.00 
Canadian Association of Optometrists dues (10% of $415.00) $41.50 
Advertising levy (10% of $ 1,000.00) $100.00 
 TOTAL $281.50


As an OAO Member, you are also a Member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO).
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