Optometry Professional License



Education, Department of State
Optometrists in New York need a license from the New York State Department of Education (NYSDOE).

There are educational, experience, and exam requirements. In New York States, optometrists must have a four-year Doctor of Optometry degree. Applicants from other states can transfer their license to New York.

For more information, contact:

NYS Education Department
Office of the Professions
Registration Unit, State Education Building
2nd Floor
Phone: (518) 474-3817
Fax: (518) 402-2323
TDD/TTY: (518) 473-1426

Website: http://www.op.nysed.gov/

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