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Licensing Doctors of Optometry and Regulating the Practice of Optometry


Forms, Downloads, Lists and Reports

Forms (Applications)
     
Downloads (Laws, Rules)

Reports
     
Lists of Optometrists

     

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FORMS
 
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Application: License
 
Application:Link is to Application Page. Please read information and use the link on that page to obtain application form.
 
Instructions:Application Instructions.
 
License Verification:Verification of Practice Form. NOTE: A verification form will be required for each state in which the applicant is licensed or has been licensed to practice optometry (form not required if applicant has never been licensed in another state). The state verifying license may charge a fee.
 
 
Application: License w/o Exam (endorsement)
 
Application:License W/O Exam Application Link is to Application Page. Please read information and use the link on that page to obtain application form.
 
Instructions:License W/O Exam Instructions.
 
License Verification:Verification of Practice Form for License W/O Exam. NOTE: A verification form will be required for each state in which the applicant is licensed or has been licensed to practice optometry. The verifying state may charge a fee.
 
 
Therapeutic License (upgrade only)
 
Application:Application for Therapeutic License. Please see the information on applying for Therapeutic license upgrade.
 
 
Optometric Glaucoma Specialist (upgrade)
 
Instructions:Both of the following forms are required. Please see the information on applying for Optometric Glaucoma Specialist license.
 
Application:Optometric Glaucoma Specialist Application.
 
Skills Form:Certification of Skills.



DOWNLOADS

Optometry Law / Board Rules
 
Optometry Act:The Optometry laws in booklet form (Texas Optometry Act and Contact Lens Prescription Act). An Internet version of the Texas Optometry Act is available.
 
Rules:The Board's Rules in booklet form. Links to current official rules are on the Rules Page.
 
 
Federal Contact Lens Laws
 
Statute:Public Law 108-164 (Federal Contact Lens Prescription Law).
 
Rules:FTC Rules (warning: this is a 118 page document).
 
 
Miscellaneous
 
Brochure:Copy of Patient Information Brochure. Please note that the brochure is a two sided document that is meant to be folded in thirds. The brochure was revised in 2006.


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