Registered Nonresident Contact Lens Seller

The Optometry Board's Licensing Program protects the consumer through the proper registration of Nonresident Contact Lens Sellers (NCLS). The NCLS certificate authorizes a business located outside of California to ship, mail, or deliver in any manner, replacement contact lenses at retail, pursuant to a valid prescription, to a patient at a California address as defined in section 2546.1 of the Business and Professions Code.

Prior to filling out the application, please review California Business and Professions Code sections 2546-2546.10 as they pertain to a NCLS.

All initial and renewal registrations may be submitted online after registering with BreEZe.

Applications no longer require a notary or a photo. You may complete your online application without these items.

The following fees apply:

  • $150 application fee*
  • $200 registration fee*
  • $200 renewal fee
  • $50 delinquency fee

If you wish to pay your fee(s) with a check, please complete the online application and mail the Application Summary with the check(s) to:

California State Board of Optometry
2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 105
Sacramento, CA 95834

*The application and registration fees must be submitted on separate checks. Checks that combine the fees will be returned to you and delay processing.