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2024 Oklahoma State Board Exams
July 20, 2024

Licensure in Oklahoma is obtained by the passage of the Oklahoma State Board Exams. To be a candidate for the Oklahoma State Board Exams the following requirements must be met:

     1) You must be twenty-one (21) years of age
     2) You must be of good moral character
     3) You must have met the undergraduate requirements and are a           graduate of an accredited school of optometry, conferring the           degree of Doctor of Optometry
     4) You must have passed the NBEO Parts I, II, and TMOD           Exam. (If you did not pass the NBEO TMOD Exam, you           will be required to pass the Oklahoma State Board TMOD           Exam on July 20, 2024)
     5) You must have passed the Laser Therapy for the Anterior          Segment Course offered by Northeastern State University as          a prerequisite for taking the Oklahoma Boards


We now require that each applicant for licensure (NOT license renewal) provide fingerprint images to be used for the purpose of permitting a state and national criminal history records search through the OSBI and FBI. We will mail you the fingerprint cards and instructions once you go online and apply. We must have your completed fingerprint cards in our office no later than June 14, 2024.

The Oklahoma State Board Exams are given once annually. The 2024 Oklahoma State Board Exams are set for July 20, 2024 and will be offered at the Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry. There is a $200.00 non-refundable examination fee which MUST be paid online. We must have the following documents in our office by Friday, June 14, 2024:

     1) Your original Pre-Optometry school transcripts (unopened            or emailed directly from the school to           jessica.cobble@optometry.ok.gov)
     2) Your "Final" Optometry school transcripts (unopened or            emailed directly from the school to           jessica.cobble@optometry.ok.gov)
           (This transcript must contain your Doctor of Optometry
     3) A current 2"X 3" wallet sized professional photograph, no
          copies accepted
     4) Letter of Good Standing from any state in which you are
          licensed or have been licensed
     5) Work History (Resume or CV)
     6) A current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate
     7) Your National Board Scores Part I and II including the
           TMOD Exam sent directly from the NBEO

The Oklahoma State Board Exam includes 2 written exams (laser and jurisprudence) and 2 practicals (YAG and SLT). You can print off a pdf version of our the Oklahoma law under the "Law" tab in order to study for the jurisprudence exam. No other study materials are provided.

Our On-line License Registration System
will be available May 1, 2024!

Beginning May 1, 2024 you may use this system to register for the 2024 Oklahoma State Board Examination. This system is located at: https://www.ok.gov/optometry/licensing/app/index.php
or you may click on the link below:

If you have any technical questions regarding logging into the Application System, please contact the Help Desk at:

Local: 405-521-2444

Please mail or email (jessica.cobble@optometry.ok.gov) the required information by the June 14, 2024 deadline to:

Oklahoma Board of Examiners in Optometry
2800 N. Lincoln Blvd, Suite 201
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-6416
(405) 521-6468

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