License Renewal Instructions

On-Line Renewal Available November 1, 2017

Notice! Renewal Certificate Availability

The Optometry Board makes every effort to mail renewal certificates within seven days of receiving the license renewal payment. Please consider this time period and the possibility of holiday mail delays.

If you need a renewal certificate before the end of the year, renew your license as early as possible!


Step 1. Determine Eligibility to Renew On-line

Active License: You may renew on-line now if:

  • you are renewing as active,
  • have completed continuing education requirements (click here for requirements) by submitting proof of CE completion to the Board (please give the Board a few days to post your submission)

Inactive License:  You may renew on-line now if:

  • you are renewing as inactive

New Licensees: If you were first licensed in 2017, you may renew on-line now if:

  • you are renewing as active

Military / VA: Please see information below.

Changing License Status: If you are changing license status (active to inactive, or inactive to active), please contact the Board so that the on-line renewal can be configured to accept your renewal. Choose the “Changing Status” link below.

All Others: Please contact the Board.


Step 2. Select  a Link


Military / U.S. Government:

Military & VA: If you are in the military or federal government service, please click here.