Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Professional Boards

Registration

To access all forms needed below, click here 

Registration of Student Optical Dispenser
  1. Form 53
  2. Certified copy of ID document or passport with a clear photograph
  3. Registration fee: as indicated in the form


Registration Of Optical Dispenser
  1. Form 23
  2. Certified copy of ID document or passport with a clear photograph
  3. Registration fee: as indicated in the form
  4. Registration in the category: Independent Practice

Optometrists Registration of Student Optometrist
  1. First registration as Student Optometrist (OP-S)
    1. Form 53
    2. Certified copy of ID document or passport with a clear photograph
    3. Registration fee: as indicated in the form
  2. Re-registration after interruption of studies for one year or more
    1. Original certificate of registration as student
    2. Certificate of resumption of study issued by University
    3. Registration fee: as indicated in the form
Registration of Optometrists (OP)
SA Qualification
  1. Form 23 or Form 24 and original Degree Certificate or a copy certified by a Notary Public
  2. Certified copy of ID document with a clear photograph
  3. Registration fee: as indicated in the form
  4. Register in the category: Independent Practice
Foreign Qualifications
  1. Form 176 (refer to Board Manager for submission of the application to the Professional Board)

 

Application Forms

Students
Application for registration as a Student Download form
Application for Registration
Form 23 ODO - Optometry and Dispensing Opticians Download form
 
Foreign practitioners
orm 176 ODO Download form
Additional Qualifications
Additional Qualifications (Form 19) Download form
Form 19 ODO - Recognition of Diagnostic Privileges -Optometry and Dispensing Opticians   Download form
Form 19 ODO - Recognition of Ocular Therapeutics Download form
Application form for Mobile Practise
Form Download form
Restoration
Form 18 - Application for restoration of name to the register Download form