Register from overseas

Guidance on how to register with us if you are an optical professional from overseas.

Between April and September 2022, 179 individuals applied for entitlement to practise and 23 individuals gained entitlement to practise.

Of those 23 granted recognition, two had an EU undergraduate degree, 17 had a postgraduate degree, two had EU diploma and one had a FBDO Overseas qualification.

Of those 9 of which had between 1-5 years professional experience, 7 had between 6-10 years professional experience and 5 had 11+ years professional experience.

We will provide updates every six months.