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Optometry Service Request

Request a Service (Service Request) DELPROS offers you the opportunity to submit a license or non-license request via a Service Request. The types of service requests available to you depends on whether you hold a Delaware professional license or not. A Service Request is a request for additional information or a standard change to your […]

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Therapeutic Optometrist Intern

When an Internship is Required To be licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist, you must qualify either by internship or reciprocity. Whether you are required to complete a six-month internship depends on if: you hold a current optometry license in another jurisdiction, how long you have practiced in that jurisdiction, and that jurisdiction’s licensure standards are […]

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Continuing Education and Audit Information

How to Request Continuing Education (CE) Approval To submit a request for a CE course approval, you must use the DELPROS online portal for Service Requests. Go to the Service Request webpage and follow the instructions on how to submit the Service Request. It is important to have all of your course documentation available as […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the fee to apply? Do I need a current cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) card? I have a current license in another state. Do I have to serve an internship for Delaware licensure? Do I need continuing education (CE) to renew my license? Answers   What is the fee to apply? Answer: See Fee Schedule. […]

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Fee Schedule

Fees for License Applications Application fees and other miscellaneous fees for this profession are listed below. All fees are now securely processed in DELPROS (Delaware Professional Regulation Online Services). DELPROS has a shopping cart concept, which conveniently allows you to pay for your applications and services at one time or individually with a credit or […]

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Applications and requests for services (referred to as Service Requests) are processed in DELPROS, our online licensing portal. DELPROS provides you with instructions for submitting the forms required to complete a license application or service request. The submission method depends on the type of form. Some forms you can upload directly to your application or […]

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Board Members

Kevin J. Brown, O.D.,President Katherine Miller, O.D., Vice President Joseph Nestlerode, Public Member, Secretary Sonja Biddle, O.D. Margaret Prouse, Ed.D, Public Member

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Board of Examiners in Optometry

Objective and Function The primary objective of the Delaware Board of Examiners in Optometry is to protect the public from unsafe practices and practices which tend to reduce competition or fix prices for services. The Board must also maintain standards of professional competence and service delivery. To meet these objectives, the Board develops standards for […]

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Therapeutic Optometrist Licensure

When To Apply by Reciprocity To be licensed by reciprocity, you must hold a current optometry license in another jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia), and have practiced at least five years in any single jurisdiction where you hold a current license. If you do not meet both of the criteria above, you […]

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License Renewal

Information About Renewals Optometry licenses expire on June 30 of odd years (e.g., 2019, 2021). A few months before the expiration date of your license, a renewal notice will be sent to the email address on the record. This notice will explain how to access your online renewal application in DELPROS, our online portal. To […]

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