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Professionals (Applications & Forms)


Licensing Services

Optometrists 

Definitions

  • Original License: You are applying for an original Colorado license.
  • Renew: You currently hold a Colorado license and are in a renewal period.
  • Reinstate: Your Colorado license has expired and you wish to reinstate the license. 

 

Forms

Application for Original License by Examination

Application for Original License by Endorsement

Application for Volunteer Optometrist License

Application to Reinstate an Expired License

Application to Change Status from Active to Inactive

Application to Reactivate an Inactive License

 

License Expiration Grace Period for New Applicants. All new applicants who are issued a license within 120 days of the upcoming renewal expiration date will be issued a license with the subsequent expiration date. For example, licenses issued between December 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013 will reflect a license expiration date of March 31, 2015. Licenses issued prior to December 1, 2012 will reflect an expiration date of March 31, 2013 and must renew in the upcoming renewal period.

License Renewal Information. All Optometrist licenses expire on March 31 of odd-numbered years and must be renewed to continue practicing.

 

Test Accommodations

The Division of Professions and Occupations provides test accommodations to applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). To submit a request for accommodations, please complete the Test Accommodations Request Form provided in the link below and return it and the documentation requested in Part II of the Form with your application materials.

 

Still have questions?

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1560 Broadway, Suite 1350, Denver, CO 80202 Email
(303) 894-7800 - Phone (303) 894-7693 - Fax