NCA Certificate of Qualification
The NCA assesses legal education credentials obtained outside of
Canada, or in a civil law degree program in Canada, for individuals
applying for admission to a law society in a Canadian common law
For information on the NCA Certificate of Qualification or to
apply for a Certificate of Qualification, please contact the National Committee on
It is your responsibility to arrange for completion of the NCA's
requirements. The NCA will advise whether you must complete further
study at a Canadian common law school or pass certain examinations
set by the NCA. If you are required to undertake further study at a
Canadian university, this does not guarantee admission. You must
apply to one or more Canadian universities and meet their
individual entrance requirements.
Please note that the Law Society of Saskatchewan has no contact
with the NCA on individual applications and will not overrule a
decision of the NCA or waive the requirements for a Certificate of
Qualification in lieu of a Canadian LL.B.
The Law Society of Saskatchewan-Bar Admissions Office, located
in Saskatoon, is an approved off-site location for NCA exams.
Upon request, the NCA will provide you with instructions for exam
proctoring outside of the NCA exam centres.
If you wish to write your NCA exams in Saskatoon you must make
arrangements both with the NCA and the Bar Admissions Office prior to June 1st for
August exams and November 1st for January exams.