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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

Processing Fees for License Applications Submit the processing fee with the application form. Applications submitted without the processing fee will be rejected. Make the check or money order payable to the “State of Delaware.” Cash is not accepted. Processing fees are non-refundable. Therapeutic Optometrist – $327 Upgrade from active Diagnostic Optometrist to Therapeutic Optometrist – […]

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Applications Application for Licensure as a Therapeutic Optometrist Application for Upgrade to Therapeutic Optometrist Licensure Federal Bureau of Investigation Non-Criminal Justice Application’s Privacy Rights Verification Letter Verification of Optometrist Licensure Continuing Education Request for Approval of Continuing Education Course

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Board Members

Evelyn Nestlerode, Public Member, President New Castle County Katherine Miller, O.D. Sussex County Sonja Biddle, O.D. Kent County Kevin Brown, O.D. New Castle County Irvin Bowers, Public Member Kent County

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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

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

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License Renewal

Information About Renewal Applications Optometry licenses expire on June 30 of odd years (e.g., 2017, 2019). Several weeks before the permit expiration date, a renewal notice will be sent to the email address on the record. This notice will explain how to access the online renewal application.┬áTo complete the online renewal application, you must use […]

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