National Examining

Board of Ocularists

After a unanimous board vote, the process for applying for outside credits has changed. The Individual Credit Form can be found Here.

1) Complete Form and pay $50 Application fee (non-refundable)

2) Credits will be reviewed/assigned by NEBO at $10/credit

3)  NEBO will contact you and you may accept or decline the reviewed credits. (Maximum of 30 credit/year)


Please check out the Registry for the listing of all Board Certified Ocularists

Many deadlines are quickly approaching, be sure to stay current with your registration or recertification. Failure to register/re-certify could result in loss of Board Certification. 



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1st Pin is Free for Current BCO's, Additional pins may be purchased for $10/pin

Shipping within U.S. $3.00

The 2018 Certification Examination will be Tuesday, October 30, 2018, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM in Chicago, Illinois. Venue: JW Marriott Magnificent Mile; Grace Room.

Application deadline is July 31, 2018.

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National Examining Board of Ocularists   2050 Keokuk St, NEBO Suite   Iowa City IA 52240 US

Phone: 319-339-1125  Fax: 319-337-5445 Email:

Welcome! NEBO would like to thank you for your interest in our organization. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.


Not sure where to start? Download the 2017 Reference Guide. 

Individual Credits Update