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, 2017, you must Re-certify in the Fall, 2016. Credits are valid from July, 2009 - July, 2016.

b) Pay the recertification examination fee.

c) Achieve a passing grade on the Written examination

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 July in the year of Recertification).

Example: If your Certificate expires June, 2017, you must Re-certify in the Fall, 2016.  Credits are valid from July, 2009-July, 2016.

b) Pay the recertification examination fee.

Process II

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

Re-Certification

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Process I

National Examining

Board of Ocularists