For Lawyers and Students

International Applicants


A lawyer seeking to be called to the bar in Saskatchewan who has obtained their legal credentials outside of Canada must:

  • Obtain:
    • a Canadian LL.B. degree or Juris Doctor; or
    • a Certificate of Qualification issued by the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) - This requirement applies to both students who hold law degrees from foreign law schools and foreign lawyers.
  • Apply for admission as a student-at-law and complete the requirements for students-at-law, including the CPLED bar admissions program and articles.  Please refer to the Students section for further details of these requirements.


A lawyer seeking to act as a Foreign Legal Consultant in Saskatchewan must complete and submit an Application for Permit to Act as Foreign Legal Consultant (Form A-16) pursuant to Law Society Rule 211.