Register from overseas

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

Between October 2022 and March 2023, 178 individuals applied for entitlement to practise and 24 individuals gained entitlement to practise.

Of those 24 granted recognition, four had an EU undergraduate degree, 17 had a postgraduate degree, two had EU diploma, and one had FBDO Overseas qualification.

Of those, 11 of which had between 1-5 years professional experience, 4 had between 6-10 years professional experience, and 7 had 11+ years professional experience.

We will provide updates every six months.