California Occupational License
Department of Consumer Affairs
Board of Optometry
Licensing Agency Contact Information:
License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
||2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 105
Sacramento, CA 95834
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Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Fees: Application: $275
Examination: National Board of Examiners in Optometry Parts I, II, & III exams. California Law and Regulations Exam.
Examination Frequency: California Law and Regulations Exam, continuous.
Exam Locations: National Examinations given at Optometry schools around the U.S. and Canada.
Experience Requirement: Doctorate in optometry granted by accredited optometry school or foreign optometry school, pass the National Board of Examiners in Optometry’s Part I and Part II examinations, as well as the Clinical Skills portion of Part III (administered after January 1996).
Average Time to Process Application: up to 60 days.
Renewal Period: Biennially/cyclical; expires on the last day of birth month.
Special License Requirements: N/A
Comments: Visit email@example.com for additional information regarding available certifications.
Authority: California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Sections 1530, 1535, 1564.
Business and Professions Code, Sections 3044, 3057.5.
|Occupation Title||SOC Code
|Optometrists ||291041 |