Licenses, Applications and Legal Information

Government Affairs

Board of Examiners for Opticians
410 Capitol Avenue, MS #13PHO
P. O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone: 860-509-7648 (Administrative Only)
Fax: 860-509-7553

Board Members
Jenney T. Rivard, LO, FCLSA
Alden Mead, COT, JD (Public Member)

Licensure/Examination Information
Phone: 860-509-7603 - Menu Option 7
Fax: 860-509-8457
Licensure Renewal and Verification - 860-509-8383

Regulatory Action Reports The Regulatory Action Report is a compilation of disciplinary actions taken against licensed individuals and organizations by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Statutes and Public Health Regulations Governing Opticianry in Connecticut

Department of Public Heath Regulations Governing Opticians in Connecticut

DPH Regulations - Continuing Education for Opticians

Summary - Continuing Education for Opticians

Connecticut General Statutes Chapter 381 - Opticians - Legislative History

Continuing Education Requirements for Opticians

Waiver for Exemption of Continuing Education Credits

Who May Sell Contact Lenses

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Check or Verify the Status of All Licensed Health Care Providers

Physician Profile

Applications and Legal Information

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Licensure Application
If you are eligible to take the optical exam you need to fill out this form. Exams are held twice a year in November and May. Exact dates to be announced.
Optical Shop Permit
If you need to register an optical shop use this form.
Apprentice Registration
Apprentices can register with the state by filling out this form.

The Connecticut Opticians Association gratefully acknowledges the support of these industry sponsors:

Essilor-Luxottica Eyecare
Cherry Optical Lab
Taylor Madison Eyewear
Costco Wholesale
Ocean State Optical
Bausch + Lomb
Marchon Eyewear


We also extend our thanks to these sponsors: