Register from overseas

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

Between April 2023 and September 2023, 151 individuals applied for entitlement to practise, and 30 individuals gained entitlement to practise.

Of those 28 granted recognition, six had an EU undergraduate degree, 20 had a postgraduate degree and two had EU diploma.

Of those, 12 of which had between 1-5 years professional experience, 10 had between 6-10 years professional experience, and 6 had 11+ years professional experience.

We will provide updates every six months.