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Licensing Doctors of Optometry and Regulating the Practice of Optometry

Examination Dates
The Texas Jurisprudence Examination is administered solely by the NBEO (National Board of Examiners in Optometry). The test may be taken on any computer connected to the Internet (see the NBEO Website for details).
 Filing Deadlines
All applicants must submit a completed application to the Texas Optometry Board on or before the filing deadline below. Applicants must also register on or before the filing deadline with the NBEO (see the NBEO website - a fee is required).


January 1, 2017
November 17, 2016

April 1, 2017
February 15, 2017

May 1, 2017
March 17, 2017

July 1, 2017
May 17, 2017

August 1, 2017
June 19, 2017

October 1, 2017
August 17, 2017


 Important Information
Application Information may be found on the Optometry Board Website.
NBEO Website, for registration and information.
Exams may be taken during a two week period following each start date.
Reminder: In order to take the Texas Jurisprudence Exam administered by the NBEO, a completed Texas application and the correct fee must be submitted to the Texas Optometry Board on or before the filing deadline listed above. In addition, registration with the NBEO must be completed on or before the filing deadline listed above.

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