Application Processing Times

Updated as of 10/22/18

Application Processing Times (for complete applications)

Application Type Processing Time
Optometrist 4 6 weeks
Branch Office License 1 2 weeks
Statement of Licensure Automated in BreEZe
Fictitious Name Permit 8 10 weeks
Registered Dispensing Optician 8 10 weeks
Spectacle Lens Dispenser 8 10 weeks
Contact Lens Dispenser 8 10 weeks
Nonresident Contact Lens Seller 1 2 weeks

* Incomplete applications will receive deficiency letters asking applicants to submit additional documentation. This will extend the processing time. (Please check junk folder as the deficiency letters are typically emailed.)

License Renewals

When renewing online, the expiration date should be updated immediately unless there is an issue in which case the licensee should contact the Board.