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a) Accumulate 100 NEBO approved CE credits including  80 category A or B  and 20 category A, B and/or C credits

(Credits must be earned during a period of seven years prior to July in the year of Recertification).

Example: If your Certificate expires June, 2018, you must Re-certify in the Fall, 2017. Credits are valid from June 1, 2011 - May 31, 2018.

b) Pay the recertification examination fee.

c) Achieve a passing grade on the Written examination


​d) Applications due Aug 17, 2017, a $300 late fee is applied if application is received after Aug 17. No applications will be process within 30 days of the exam. 

a) Accumulate 300 NEBO approved CE credits including  240 category A or B and 60 category A, B and/or C credits.

(Credits must be earned during a period of seven years prior to expiration of Certification).

Example: If your Certificate expires June 1, 2018.  Credits are valid from June 1, 2011-May 31, 2018.

b) Pay the recertification examination fee.


c) Applications are due April 1, 2018. +$300 late fee if application is received after April 1.  

Process I

National Examining

Board of Ocularists

Process II

Re-Certification

Additional Forms: 

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Board Certified Ocularists must re-certify every six years*. Failure to Re-certify or allowing his/her Certificate to expire will result in Certification expiration (loss of BCO designation).


*Recertification year is the last 2 digits of your ID# on your certificate or in the National Registry Listings.

Process I or Process II